Books by Theresa

(After) Confession

mombookcover1Sometimes 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.

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Read more excerpts from the book here.  Purchase a copy here.

Russia: One World, Many Countries

russia-bookKids 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.

Published by The Child’s World press in 2015, it can be purchased at Child’s World or on Amazon.

Out and About at the Planetarium

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.



climates-150x150An introduction to Earth’s  main climates, including tropical, temperate, polar, and dry climates. Ages 7 and up.

Published in 2005 by Capstone Press, and available on Amazon Marketplace.

Vietnam ABCs

vietnamabc-150x150“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.