Dolores Andral talks about and gives away Prissy on the Moon

I had the privilege of meeting Dolores Andral at the WNBA Author’s Showcase in Charlotte, NC on March 7. Her first book, a picture book called Prissy on the Moon, came out in August, 2014. Here is the synopsis from … Continue reading

NC Reading Association Conference Takeaway

Linda, Madeleine Kuderick, Lester Laminack, Carole Boston Weatherford Last Sunday afternoon (Quail Ridge Books and Music) and Monday morning (NCRA) Madeleine Kuderick and I generated some dialogue about mental illness. Raising awareness and getting the conversation going among teens as … Continue reading

NCRA and Books That Save Lives

If you are reading this on Monday, I will be in Raleigh at the North Carolina Reading Association Conference, co-presenting a breakout session with Madeleine Kuderick (Kiss of Broken Glass) on the topic “Young Adult Literature Saves Lives.” I’ll talk … Continue reading

Two books/two give-aways!

On Saturday, March 7 I had the privilege of sharing the spotlight with two power-house authors at the WNBA-Charlotte Authors’ Showcase. Tamara Jackson, a Certified Group Exercise Instructor through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) who has appeared on … Continue reading