5-Book-Birthday Giveaway!

To celebrate the recent release of Yay for Big Brothers!—a celebration of big brothers by spotlighting animal big brothers—I'm giving away 5 signed copies! To enter, send me a message through the contact button above saying what animal you think would make a fun big brother, and why. Get an extra chance by sharing this contest on social media and letting me know so I can count it. Contest ends midnite Nov. 15; US only. Good Luck!















Midnight Teacher Wins 2019 Carter G. Woodson Honor Award

This award is given to outstanding social studies books that treat topics related to ethnic minorities and race relations sensitively and accurately.



Midnight Teacher Featured

in NEA Calendar

The 2019 National Education Association (NEA)

calendar will spotlight Midnight Teacher for

February. Hopefully many more readers will learn

about this amazing and dedicated teacher who

risked her life so others could learn!

February NEA calendar featuring Midnight Teacher

Midnight Teacher Wins Nonfiction Award

The California Reading Association has given Midnight Teacher the Eureka! Honor Award for Excellence in Nonfiction!

Midnight Teacher Wins National Award

The multicultural magazine Skipping Stones has declared Midnight Teacher a winner in its 26th Annual Skipping Stones Awards. Books

chosen "promote an understanding of cultures, cultivate cooperation and/or encourage a deeper awareness of nature, ecology and diversity."

Silver Parent's Choice Award medal

Midnight Teacher Wins Parents' Choice Award

Midnight Teacher has received a Silver

Parents' Choice Award. Books are chosen

based on how they help "a child grow:

socially, intellectually, emotionally,

ethically, physically.".