Cool News: The Last Panther is a Green Earth Honor Book and a Colorado Book Award Winner!

I just got some good news that I wanted to share with you Update: The Last Panther was  selected as the 2018 Green Earth Honor Book, a Colorado Author’s League Book Award Winner, and a Colorado Book Award Winner! Available now (or ask your local bookstore or library to order it) Many thanks to the 40 readers and judges who […]

This Month’s Protector Pendant Winner!

Meet Peter the Snake Protector! Peter saves snakes by catching unwanted garter snakes and relocating them. Not only that, he educates others about the importance of snakes in the ecosystem, and how helpful snakes are. I included Peter’s letter and some pictures he sent me below. For protecting animals, and for helping the environment, he’s […]

The Last Panther Teaching and Book Club Kit

Looking for materials to enhance using The Last Panther in the classroom or book club? This is the place to find and share those.  Although my first goal is always to write an entertaining story, it’s my hope that The Last Panther will help students creating vivid, personal connections to several areas of interest for 4th-7th grades, including: —Understanding […]