Cover reveal for The Namer of Spirits!

Behold the cover for my new middle grade novel, coming out on October 5th with Owl Hollow Press! The brilliant French artist, Asur Misoa, did an amazing job depicting Ash Narro facing an illwen (a wild forest spirit) on the cover, and Fen and his mistcat on the back. The book is perfect for ages […]

I’m now a Talkabook author!

Talkabook is a new way to connect with authors in interactive, virtual visits. I’m also continuing my normal in-person and virtual Author Visit options for schools, libraries, and reading groups, but Talkabook is another way to connect personally and virtually. With Talkabook you can bring me (or other authors) out to a gathering, a writing group, […]

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 […]