BOOKS FOR KIDS

My nonfiction books for kids ages 6-10 were published by various educational publishers.

Work Then and Now
 

 

Morse and the Telegraph
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Published by Newbridge, this nonfiction book shows how forms of work have changed over the years, while others have remained the same.

For young readers, a biography of the inventor of the Morse Code. Published by Houghton Mifflin.

 

Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut
 

101 Ways to Boost Your Math Skills
 

What kind of education and training does it take to become a mission specialist in space? Written for early readers, this is a biography of the life and accomplishments of Ellen Ochoa.

Kids ages 7-10 learn how to organize their time to strengthen math skills and understanding. Includes checklists, information tables, and study techniques.

BOOKS FOR TEACHERS

These books provide resources for K-6 teachers.
101 Surefire Ways to Start the
School Year

 

 

Writing Effective Report Card Comments
 
Published by Scholastic, this 64-page book helps educators establish a positive learning environment in the elementary school classroom.
A bestseller! Also published by Scholastic, Writing Effective Report Card Comments sold over 107,000 copies to date.

ARTICLES

 
Book Review: The Good Neighbor: The Life & Work of Fred Rogers, 2019, www.nycitywoman.com
Caring For a Loved One With Dementia, 2019, www.nycitywoman.com
Library Books for Homebound Readers, 2018,  www.nycitywoman.com
On Stage: Women in History Come Alive, 2018, www.nycitywoman.com
Wedding Bells at 70, 2017, www.nycitywoman.com
Hiccups in Writing for the Theater, Sept. 23, 2015, American Society of Journalists & Authors (ASJA)
Gaslighted: A Playwright's Nightmare, July 8, 2015 (ASJA)
What Is the John Newbery Medal?, March 4, 2015 (ASJA)
Writing a Children's Book? Make It Predictable, Aug. 27, 2014 (ASJA)
Two Writers, No Waiting, April 9, 2014 (ASJA)
The Play's the Thing, Sept, 13, 2013 (ASJA)
 

 

 

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