Why English Teachers Must Talk About the Climate Crisis (and how to do it)

*Note: This material was originally shared as part of a NCTE presentation titled “Responding to the Climate Crisis in English Language Arts.” LEARNING FROM DISASTERS: QUICK TIPS FOR EXPLORING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES WITH 4TH-12TH GRADERS. “Take two breaths. 100 years ago, you would have breathed in 300 ppm of CO2. Today, you breathed in over […]

A Unique Gift: How to get a signed, personalized book

Want to give kids and friends a unique gift they’ll never forget? Get them a personalized, signed book! Here’s how: Order The Last Panther (available in hardcover or paperback) or any of my other books from Amazon, Indiebound, Barnes and Noble, or other booksellers, and have it sent to you. (Or better yet, support your local […]

The Chicken Sees: How Stories Change the World

For nine years, authors I admire have shared their thoughts about writing and the environment on the A4ED (Authors for Earth Day) blog, including such incredible (and Newbery Winning) folks like Bruce Colville, Sy Montgomery, Debbie Dadey, Eliot Schrefer, Jack Gantos, Jane Yolen, Jeff Kinney, Linda Sue Park, Kathi Appelt, Wendy Mass, Brooke Bessesen, Sara Pennypacker […]