Welcome Megan E. Freeman – Giveaway Alert

I’m thrilled to welcome Megan E. Freeman to the blog today to celebrate the release of her debut middle grade novel, ALONE, beautifully written in verse. I’ve read excerpts and am eager to read the rest of the book. Megan is a member of my local Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) group.Continue reading “Welcome Megan E. Freeman – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Linda Elovitz Marshall – Book Giveaway Alert!

Today I am thrilled to share an interview with author, Linda Elovitz Marshall. She has generously offered to give one lucky winner a copy of her book, THE POLIO PIONEER DR. JONAS SALK AND THE POLIO VACCINE. Leave a comment on the blog for a chance to win this book (US addresses only.) In aContinue reading “Welcome Linda Elovitz Marshall – Book Giveaway Alert!”

Welcome Samantha Cleaver – Giveaway Alert!

I’m excited to welcome Samantha Cleaver to kick off my new twice-weekly blogposts devoted to writing for and reading with children. Samantha and I taught together in Chicago about ten years ago. Since that time, she moved to North Carolina, began raising her own little readers and earned her PhD. She is the author ofContinue reading “Welcome Samantha Cleaver – Giveaway Alert!”

Waiting and Looking Ahead

What are you waiting for and looking forward to? What’s holding you back? Charlie is waiting for his beloved Meadow, and the leash is holding him back. Obviously with limited access to places where people gather and travel, I’ve been enjoying time on the trail as much as Charlie does. But I’ve been waiting forContinue reading “Waiting and Looking Ahead”