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Be part of Greenhorn the film

July 15, 2013


Award-winning director Tom Whitus and award-winning playwright Ree Howell are teaming up with author Anna Olswanger to produce the film version of her recent novel, Greenhorn. Based on a true story told to Olswanger by Rabbi Rafael Grossman during a trip to Israel almost 30 years ago, Greenhorn is about a young Holocaust survivor’s friendship […]

Review: Elsbett & Robin Take On A-Nasty-Sia

August 17, 2011


Elsbett & Robin Take On A-Nasty-Sia By Danai Sabrina Kadzere CreateSpace July 2011 336 pages Ten-year old Robin and nine-year old Elsbett live happily with their pet dragon, Lula and their uncle, Professor Spindle in his castle surrounded by an enchanted forest in a strange land where every living thing contains a little bit of […]

Review: An Angel Named Carol

July 28, 2011


An Angel Named Carol By John L. Hoh, Jr. Illustrated by Carolos Lemos Mirror Publishing December 2010 30 pages Carol is a shy and lonely angel with a beautiful singing voice. The other angels want to do something special to announce the birth of baby Jesus. They decide to form a heavenly choir. They ask […]

Review: Bake Sale

July 14, 2011


Bake Sale By Sara Varon First Second August 2011 160 pages Cupcake owns the Sweet Tooth Bakery and plays drums in a band with his best friend, Eggplant and some other delicious creatures. Eggplant plays the trombone. Life is swell until Cupcake finds out about Eggplant’s upcoming trip to Turkey to meet the great chef, […]

Review: The Mystery at Marlatt Manor

June 15, 2011


The Mystery at Marlatt Manor By Anne Loader McGee Vendera Publishing March 2011 176 pages When thirteen-year old Mallory Gilmartin moves to the weird little town of Cedar Creek she thinks her life has ended. But living in the old Marlatt cottage under the shadow of the Marlatt Manor proves to be anything but dull. […]

Letters to Juniper nominated for Global eBook Awards

June 6, 2011


I’m happy to announce that Letters to Juniper has been nominated for the Global eBook Awards in the Children’s Literature – Fiction category Please visit my book page, rate it, and leave a comment. I appreciate your support!

Review: Six Healing Sounds With Lisa and Ted: Qigong for Children

April 12, 2011


Six Healing Sounds With Lisa and Ted: Qigong for Children Written & illustrated by Lisa Spillane Singing Dragon April 2011 32 pages Six Healing Sounds is an excellent introduction to the practice of Qigong (pronounced “chee-gung”) which teaches breathing techniques to achieve calmness and better health.  Lisa and Ted are brother and sister. Like all […]