New in 2019!

New in 2019–King of the Tightrope: When the Great Blondin Ruled Niagara, illustrated by Adam Gustavson (Peachtree Publishers). To cross the mighty Niagara on a tightrope, Blondin needed imagination, determination, and STEAM.

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Nonfiction Writers Dig Deep: 50 Award-Winning Children’s Book Authors Share the Secret of Engaging Writing

Sunday October 18, 2020

I’m honored to have contributed to the anthology, edited by Melissa Stewart, titled Nonfiction Writers Dig Deep. The essays are jam-packed with insights and inspiration. AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2020. PREORDER NOW through NCTE here. Some of today’s most celebrated nonfiction writers for children share how their writing processes reflect their passions, personalities, beliefs, and experiences in [Read More]


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