Sometimes playful, sometimes painful, this poetry collection begins with a dinosaur, looks to the moon, explores feeling and not-feeling, parenthood, growing up with family alcoholism, body issues, transformation, despair and wonder.
Partial list of poem titles:
- Ode to Triceratops (click to read)
- Mama Moon (click to read)
- I Don’t Want My Daughter to Love Jane Eyre
- The Land of Nothing
- My Man in the Moon
- Body Joy
Russia: One World, Many Countries
Kids will learn about Russia’s geography, culture, people, government and daily life. Intriguing text, informative sidebars, detailed maps, and full-color photographs give readers a glimpse into life in this unique country.
Out and About at the Planetarium
“Learn how space objects are projected onto the big domed ceiling. Discover fascinating facts about the stars, the sun, the moon and the planets. Enjoy the magic of the night sky in this trip to the planetarium.” Ages 7 and up.
My first book, published in 2004 by Picture Window Books. Unfortunately, it’s out-of-print, but individual copies can still be found on sites such as Amazon Marketplace.
Published in 2005 by Capstone Press, and available on Amazon Marketplace.
“Wet rice paddies and steaming jungles. Noodles, lacquer art, and water puppet theater. Explore the pages of this lush book to learn the ABCs of Vietnam and what makes this s-shaped country so fascinating.” Grades 2-5.
Vietnam ABCs was published in 2007 by Picture Window Books (at Capstone), and can be purchased there in hardcover.