Faith Crafts an Indonesian Rain Stick from Recipe and Craft Guide to Indonesia

My friend Faith made a rain stick using directions from my book, Recipe and Craft Guide to Indonesia (Mitchell Lane Publishing). It is a simple craft using a paper towel roll and markers to decorate the outside with crazy happy colors and designs. It just takes a couple of other household items to complete this fun... Continue Reading →

Cameron Thinks My Book on Greek God Hades is Cool!

My friend Cameron recently read my book on the Greek god called Hades (god of the underworld). Cameron is a 5th grader. He liked the story about Persephone and Hades in Chapter 3. "It was exciting," he said. Thanks, Cameron, for reading the book and commenting on it. I'm looking for other boys and girls who... Continue Reading →

Hannah enjoys reading books about Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez

My sweet friend Hannah wanted me to show everyone how much she liked reading my books.   Here she is holding my biographies on Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift. I’ve written another book on Taylor Swift. The one Hannah is holding is written for grades 1-3. It has gorgeous full color photos on each page... Continue Reading →

Fulbright Scholar Lauren Petersen Completes Year in Poland

    “Europe is this huge melting pot of cultures,” said 2007 Bluffton High School graduate Lauren Petersen. “That’s what I wanted to experience as a Fulbright Scholar. I wanted to be immersed in something completely new.”   In June Petersen returned from a year spent as a Fulbright Scholar teaching English to students at... Continue Reading →

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