Middle grade books

Eliza Bing Is (Not) A Big, Fat Quitter

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Holiday House

for readers 8-12 yrs


11 year-old Eliza, a girl with ADHD, takes up taekwondo in order to prove she's not a quitter.


A Junior Library Guild selection, 2015 Christopher Award winner, a 2017-18 Choose To Read Ohio selection, and nominated for four state awards: Oklahoma Library Association's 2017 Sequoyah Book Award, Pennsylvania School Libraries Association's Young Reader's Choice Award for 2016-17, the 2016-17 Arkansas Charlie May Simon Book Award, and South Carolina's Children's Book Award


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Eliza Bing Is (Not) A Star

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Holiday House

for readers 8-12 yrs


The sequel to Eliza Bing Is (Not) a Big, Fat Quitter


11-year-old Eliza, a girl with ADHD, joins the school play in order to stay close to her best friend and all kinds of drama happens. (Pun intended!)


A Junior Library Guild selection


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Picture BOoks

To the Stars!

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Charlesbridge

for readers 5-8 yrs


co-authored with Dr. Kathy Sullivan

Illustrated by Nicole Wong


The  biography of Dr. Kathy Sullivan, the first American woman to perform an EVA.


2017 Amelia Bloomer list, featured in the School Library Journal and on A Mighty Girl, recommended by the National Science Teachers Association, a PBS Books Youth List selection


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Non-fiction books

Robotics!

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Nomad Press

For readers 7-10 yrs

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Ancient Civilizations: Egyptians!

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Nomad Press

For readers 7-10 yrs

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Ancient Civilizations: Romans!

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Nomad Press

For readers 7-10 yrs

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Ancient Civilizations: Greeks!

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Nomad Press

For readers 7-10 yrs


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Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself

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Nomad Press

For readers 7-10 yrs

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Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly

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Nomad Press

For readers 9-12 yrs

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Explore Electricity!

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Nomad Press

For readers 7-10 yrs

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Amazing Ben Franklin Projects You Can Build Yourself

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Nomad Press

For readers 7-10 yrs

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Seven Wonders of the World

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Nomad Press

For readers 7-10yrs

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Make sure to check out your local independent book store!

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Young readers / teachers

Available from Continental Press

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  • The Skateboard Park
  • We're Just Looking
  • Fish Money
  • Like Me
  • Cleaning Day at the Firehouse

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Writing Club: A Year of Writing Workshops

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Libraries Unlimited

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Writing Club 2: A Year of Writing Workshops

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Libraries Unlimited

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Out of print

Amazing Arctic and Antarctic Projects You Can Build Yourself

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Nomad Press

"It's due when?!" How to Handle School Snafus

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Nomad Press