Tag Archive | giveaway

Book Review of Hatchet

A few weeks ago I wrote a review of My Side of the Mountain. As I mentioned in that review, I was so underwhelmed at the beginning of reading it, that I checked out reviews on its Amazon page, most notably the minority 1 star reviews. Many of those naysayers compared it to Hatchet, saying […]

World Read Aloud Day 2020

This year we celebrate World Read Aloud Day on February 5. I love the idea of celebrating reading aloud. Last year I wrote about my experiences as a child of having been read aloud to in the classroom. You can read that post here. Today I’m reflecting on my role as a parent who read […]

Still Celebrating: Giveaway #2

  Because the final book in my five-book Seed Savers series is releasing NEXT WEEK, after lo these many years, I’m super excited!!! In the giveaway I started last week, I gave away a signed copy of the winner’s choice of one of the first four Seed Savers books. (The winner was Eleanor, by the […]

Last Day To Enter Giveaway

Just a reminder that today is the last day to enter to win your choice of a signed paperback of one of the first four Seed Savers books. I’ll be doing the random drawing tomorrow and posting the winner and maybe starting a new giveaway for the final countdown to the release of Seed Savers-Unbroken! […]

#BacktoSchool with the Seed Savers Series

(Updated Aug. 2019) All good things must come to an end, and so the summer of 2019 is winding down. But no need to be sad! Thousands of kids around the country are excitedly anticipating returning to their classrooms and school friends (and in many places are already back!)Ā  If you are a teacher, librarian, […]

FREE Science Fiction for Everyone

From now until the end of July, choose from over a dozen science fiction books to download for FREE! These are all types of science fiction, not just aliens and robots. Treasure, my middle grade book about a future where gardening is illegal, is among the books. You will also be entered to win an […]

A Timeless Story of Courage and Loyalty

I recently had the pleasure of reading The King’s Ransom (Young Knights of the Round Table) by Cheryl Carpinello. It was a wonderful story, well-written and interesting, with surprises thrown in at the end. As you can guess from the title, the story takes place during the reign of King Arthur. The protagonists are ages […]