BOOKS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Jock since birth.
Poet since 1968
Journalist since 1979
Teacher of various skills since 1980
World Traveler since 1982
Publicist since 1984
Wife since 1986
Mother since 1990
Children’s Book Author since 1991
Softball & Soccer Coach since 1995
Adjunct UCONN Instructor since 2006
Lifelong dog lover, thus pooper scooper
NEW SERVICE: WRITING COACH:
Tutoring for High Schoolers--SAT Prep,
College Application Essay Help;
Stitch in Time: a YA sequel to Tangled Threads
Abe in Arms, A YA novel about a former boy soldier
The Taxing Case of the Cows:
A True Story About Suffrage
Noah Webster: Weaver of Words
Connecticut Book Award!
Junior Library Guild Selection!
NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book!
A Bank Street Book of the Year!
Patience Wright: America's First Sculptor and Revolutionary Spy,
The Boy and the Spell, (2007)
Liberty Rising (2005)
The Carpet Boy's Gift (2003);
Ten Mice for Tet (2003);
Tangled Threads (2003) -
Winner of the Connecticut Book Award for Children's Literature
Old Faves Bungalow Fungalow (1991); The Whispering Cloth (1995); New Moon (1997); Ekaterina Gordeeva (1999); The Impeachment Process (2000); I See Me (2000)
Select Magazine Stories and Articles
The Friend; “Marc’s Fairways,”
Highlights; “The Hmong give thanks at New Year,”
Appleseed; “The Dirty Little Snake,”
Ladybug; “Family Torn Apart by Liberian Civil War,”
Footsteps; “Canning Day,”
Awardsfrom IRA, NCTE, NCSS, Junior Library Guild, NY Public Library, Connecticut Center for the Book, Bank Street College, CCBC, Hungry Mind Review, NJ Poetry Center (Paterson Prize), Catholic Schools International, and many state and local reading associations.