Celebrate with me-- My Dream is Coming True!
I’m thrilled to announce that my debut novel comes out in 2021. It’s a time-travel story for 10-to-14-year-olds from Elk Lake Publishing. Get the latest news (and a great freebie short story) by signing up for my newsletter below.
In the meantime, I’ve been reviewing middle-grade books that I can recommend for kids, schools and fellow home-schoolers. Take a look!
His Gift by Joan C. Benson tells the inspirational story of a gifted teenage concert pianist. Molly has entered a competition sponsored by the Detroit Symphony in the fateful fall of 1929.
When her father is struck by a falling tree and lies in a coma, Ellie wants nothing more than to heal him. He’d taught her some of the woodsy healing arts, and she sets out to try them first on a seemingly stillborn puppy, then on her helpless father, and on an injured neighbor everyone thinks is a witch.
Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan is a novel that pairs the points of view of two fifth grade boys, Ravi, a recent immigrant from India, and Joe, a local guy. Both have to deal with the same bully.