For specific books:
For teaching "solutionary stories" with any of my books (or others):
Here is a write-up I did on How To Teach a "Solutionary Story" Lesson, my favorite way to share my nonfiction picture books & others with kids!:
Here is a video of my moving poem, "My Solutionary Super Powers" to introduce kids to the idea that they have the power inside themselves to be solutionaries. (All the words are in both PDFs here!)
Here is a Solutionary SuperKids Coloring & Writing Book PDF, written & illustrated by me:
In this time of global pandemic, I am available for virtual visits with schools and groups. My talks focus on my books & other real stories of people & communities helping other people, animals & the planet. I pride myself on making my presentations engaging, interactive & inspiring for the young solutionaries who are our planet's future!
Below are some photos of my school & classroom visits and my TEDx Talk from several years ago about my roots in humane education.
Please drop me a line for my current virtual visit rates.
For Kidlit Nonfiction Writers
Classes & Articles
I'm thrilled to be teaching Nonfiction Picture Books 101 online with The Writing Barn on July 19, 2020.
Here are some articles I wrote about my research & writing process:
Critiques & Editing
With my 25 years of background in writing & editing nonfiction, I'm happy to offer critiques & editing services to kidlit nonfiction authors, both published & pre-published.
Please contact me for rates & availability.