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Using Rhyme to Encourage Early Systems Thinking? Yes, You Can!

Last weekend, I launched my new children's book, APART, TOGETHER  at the Silver Unicorn bookstore.  (Thank you Casey Robinson, and the enthusiastic staff at this small but mighty bookshop in Acton, Massachusetts. You made this earnest but relatively unknown children's book author, feel like royalty!) During that rainy Saturday

Aristotle, Tigers, and a New Picture Book, Oh My!

Aristotle statue by Panos. Stageira. Greece 2730 years ago, the great philosopher Aristotle was puzzled.   He thought about the parts of a tiger, like the heart, stomach, and brain. He knew, that separately, the parts made a heap or pile. Together, though, they created something different -- 

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?

GOT 3 MINUTES?  Click here to watch the Time Whiskers sizzle reel and get to know one very appealing cat. I'm so excited to share this three-minute sizzle reel for TIME WHISKERS. Ok. Ok.  I know. What's a sizzle reel? And what's TIME WHISKERS?  Let's start  with the sizzle reel.  This is where the old(er) dog

Let’s Get nErDy!

  NERD CAMP PA 2021 is less than two weeks away! Can't wait to get #nErDy at this FREE literacy "unconference" for educators, librarians and others with a passion for children's & YA lit.  I'll be joining Michelle Schaub (author, Kindness is a Kite String), Keila Dawson (author, Opening the Road), Nancy Churnin (author Dear Mr.

All Around Us

All Around Us I have to tell you about a children's book I absolutely love. All Around Us, written by Xelena Gonzalez, illustrated by Adrianna M. Garcia (Cinco Puntos Press, 2017, winner of the 2018 Skipping Stones Honor Award: Nature and Ecology Books and many more awards!) is