Welcome to my world! As an author, I know how important books are to you as a teacher, librarian, or other educator. And since I’m married to Jeff, a public school elementary teacher, I know how important books are to your students. With books your students can set sail on a journey toward success that will last their lifetime!
That’s why my most current books have Teacher Guides available as free downloadable files to help YOU make the most of these books in YOUR classroom. Click on the following links to access sites with pdf files you can download for reproducibles and activities ideas you can incorporate into your classroom environment to enrich the hearts and minds of your students.
TEACHER + WRITER
I’d also like to invite you to visit my site TEACHER + WRITER where you’ll find helpful articles and tips for incorporating writing and books into your routine so you can change the world one heart at a time. Click HERE to visit.
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
Many of my books for children have been about the important contributions African Americans have made and continue to make to our nation and our world. To view a list of activities and resources you can incorporate into your classroom to make history come alive to your students, CLICK HERE.
BOOKS FOR TEACHERS
I’ve also written numerous books for teachers, some of them co-authored with my teacher/husband Jeff! I’ve written books with reproducible pages for students, readers theatre for read-aloud plays, and curriculum for teaching writers from K to 5th grade. To explore a list of my titles of books for teachers CLICK HERE.
Here are some of my current books I’d like to recommend. Check these out!
Here’s a kid’s mystery with a second grade reading level that takes place on the family dairy farm in Pennsylvania where I grew up:
Here’s an historical fiction with a fourth grade reading level that’s a great addition to upper elementary classrooms. Release date is Summer, 2013.
Here’s an historical fiction chapter book at a second grade reading level that’s perfect for use in Christian school classrooms.