Highlights for Children
From A to Z
What happens after the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog? Here’s one version.
Silly Stickers Stories: Farm Tales
A sampling of Mad-Libs-style stories, created for fill-in-the-blank Hidden Pictures® with stickers.
A poem about harmony, published in High Five magazine.
The Right Tools
A read-along rhyme featured in Highlights Press International’s All About Construction.
For this educational publisher, I have just completed four 80- to 92-page middle-grade novels:
- Covering Home: After his mother remarries, a star high-school baseball catcher confronts his long-held superstitions while awaiting the birth of his new baby sister or brother
- Best Foot Forward : When her Air Force pilot dad is reassigned, a socially awkward teenager adjusts to the move from California to Colorado, and from surfing to snowboarding
- The Breakaway: Twin siblings—a boy and a girl—face cyberbullying as both try out as a “package deal” for the ice hockey team at their new high school
- Raising Courage: A shy teen overcomes the loss of her beloved family pet, and her fear of public speaking, by volunteering to raise a puppy that will become someone else’s service dog