About

I am author of 72 award-winning books for readers preschool through adult. My special interests are writing about children and their everyday deeds that make a difference, writing women into history, and writing about children with special needs.
My most recent books are: Picture Girl, Diary of a Drummer Boy, and Dolores Huerta Stands Strong: The Woman Who Demanded Justice. Earlier favorites include: Tooth Tales from around the World, Raising Smart Kids for Dummies, and Margaret Knight: Girl Inventor.

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