WHEN MY SISTER STARTED KISSING

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WAKE UP!

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APPLESAUCE WEATHER
112 pages, illustrated novel-in-verse
Perfect for ages 8-12.

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AMONG A THOUSAND FIREFLIES (AGES 2 AND UP)
32 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7636-7642-1

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SWEEP UP THE SUN (ages 2-8)

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SALT:A Story of Friendship in a Time of War

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STEP GENTLY OUT
"STEP GENTLY OUT has the feel of a classic."
Peter Sieruta


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HIDDEN
""If I leave on Saturday, I'll never
get to know her--this girl from back then, those two days on TV.
trapped in our garage. But more: who she is now."


Suggested for ages 10-14
(Older readers are also enjoying HIDDEN.)


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CROSSING STONES (Young Adult: 12 and up)
"...the distinct voices of the characters lend immediacy and crispness to a story of young people forced to grow up too fast. " s.e. HORN BOOK, starred

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DIAMOND WILLOW (ages 8 and up; ideal for middle school)
Set in interior Alaska, Diamond Willow tells the story of 12-year-old Willow, a dogmusher, and her lead dog, Roxy. The story is told in diamond-shaped poems in Willow's voice, with prose sections in the voices of animal characters.

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Welcome to my website. I write books for children, teens, and adults. I write poetry, novels-in-poems, plays, picture books, essays and nonfiction. This website should help you sort it all out and find what you are interested in.


The picture above is of me looking up at the cliffs of Mingulay, an island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland where part of The Braid is set.


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