November 23, 2012

Celebrating Kids, Lady Liberty & Art!

  At Westmere Elementary School in Guilderland, New York, students read Lady Liberty: A Biography.  They talked about the meaning of this magnificent statue, and why they thought it was important.  Then they […]
November 2, 2012

Visiting Classrooms Around the World via Skype™!

Wow, isn’t the new technology wonderful.  I can visit classrooms around the world – speak with students and answer questions about my books – from my […]
October 11, 2012

Celebrate the Caldecott, Courage, Pottery & Radishes!

Speaking with other educators – especially librarians – is one of the rewards of being a writer of children’s books! In September, I spoke at an […]
September 25, 2012

An Amazing Gathering!

This September 26th marks the 79th anniversary of the remarkable escape by 230 Jewish prisoners from the Novogrudok Labor Camp in Poland – a story and […]