As a writer of fiction and nonfiction for children, my books include:
Browse through the books and bio, and let me know how I can help you or your organization achieve your goals -- to book a school visit, inspire young readers, hone your writing craft, or get published,
Break into Publishing withh:
Grows A Nation
Children's Notable Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA)
CRA Silver Medal
Kansas Reading Circle
Harold Underdown reviewed ANATOMY on his Purple Crayon SIte. THANKS HAROLD!
Farmer George Plants a Nation is now in Paperback!
Bank Street College of Education chooses FOR THE BIRDS as one of their Best Children's Books of the Year.
For the Birds awarded the 2012 literacy citation from the Colonial Dames of America.
Anatomy of Nonfiction: - What people are saying: "Anatomy of Nonfiction is a delightful treasure trove--conversational and up-to-date, insightful and savvy. A must-read for all lovers of youth literature, whether nonfiction is their specialty or not."
-- Cynthia Leitich Smith (New York Times bestselling and award-winning author)
Blog post - Below the Falls -- about my visit to the Lewiston Public Library.
* Farmer George nominated for the South Carolina State Book Award.
* Farmer George selected for Keystone to Reading Book Award.
* Farmer George nominated for the Indiana Young Hoosier Award 2010-2011