Upcoming Events

March 19, 2021 – Zoom visit to Merton Middle School, Merton, Wisconsin, TWENTY-ONE STEPS


March 15, 2021– Zoom Visit to Rose Creek Elementary School, West Jordan, Utah, TWENTY-ONE STEPS


March 12, 2021 – Zoom visit to Eastwood Elementary School, La Mirada, California, TWENTY-ONE STEPS 


March 11, 2021 – Zoom visit through An Open Book Foundation to Jefferson-Houston Elementary School, Alexandria, VA, TWENTY-ONE STEPS

March 10, 2021 – Zoom visit to Waterford Montessori Academy, Elizabeth Lake, Michigan, TWENTY-ONE STEPS


March  10, 2021 – Interview for YouTube with the Military  Family Museum.


March 8, 2021 – Zoom visit to the Osaka (Japan) International School, about NO STEPS BEHIND (Creston, 2020), in celebration of International Women's Day 2021

Past Events

March 3, 2021 – Release of "Centennial Tidbit #19," 30-minute interview with Gavin McIlvenna, president, Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

March 3, 2021 -- Nerdy Book Club invited blog post, "The Blessing of Tomb Guard Values." TWENTY-ONE STEPS.


March 2, 2021 – #1 New Release, Military Book for Children, Amazon, TWENTY-ONE STEPS


March 1, 2021 – Starred review, Hornbook magazine .


February 28, 2021 – TWENTY-ONE STEPS reviewed by Megan Cox Gurdon, Wall Street Journal, "a work of sobering beauty." 


January, 2021 –Winner, Freeman Award,  National Consortium for teaching about Asia. NO STEPS BEHIND (Creston, 2020) 


January, 2021 -- Finalist, National Jewish Book Award, NO STEPS BEHIND (Creston, 2020) 


December, 2020 -- Starred review, Kirkus, TWENTY-ONE STEPS.