Clare Vanderpool's daughter, Grace, writes her own blog on her mom's website: Gracie Mae's News Auxiliary. How cool is that?
Think rock stars are divas? Clare Vanderpool likes to have a box of chocolates waiting for her when she makes school appearances. (Seriously—it's on her list of "Materials Needed.") (Source)
In the class roll call on Abilene's first day of school, Vanderpool uses her grandparents' names (Noah and Mary [Hughes] Rousseau). And her grandfather's cousins were actually named Velma and Ivan DeVore. We feel another brain leak coming on… (Source)