Category Archives: Story for tweens

7 SECRETS TO CREATE AVID TWEEN READERS

7 SECRETS TO CREATE AVID TWEEN READERS The reason we have 7 secrets to create avid tween readers is because recent statistics by the National Endowment for the Arts shows us that there is a rapid decline in reading skills of American children. … Continue reading

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AUTHOR VISITS – MERCER ISLAND, WA

AUTHOR VISITS – MERCER ISLAND, WA With multiple author visits on Mercer Island, WA. we are happy to report that Saltwater Taffy is alive and well on the island.  After the Mercer Island BOYS READ BOOK CLUB fell in love … Continue reading

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A LETTER FROM TEACHER OF THE YEAR

A LETTER FROM TEACHER OF THE YEAR Fan mail from a Teacher of the Year?  When I sat down to write the Saltwater Taffy book, I knew I was onto something special in the eyes of teachers, parents and children, but getting … Continue reading

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7 AMAZING HAPPINESS SECRETS FOR TWEENS

HAPPINESS SECRETS FOR TWEENS As the author of Saltwater Taffy, happiness secrets for Tweens is the easiest post I could ever write.  The reason is because I know what you are going through.  Being a Tween-Ager can be confusing, challenging, and sometimes…well, for lack … Continue reading

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MIDDLE GRADE FICTION

MIDDLE GRADE FICTION Our middle grade fiction tour carries on.  Walking the streets of New Orleans with Saltwater Taffy under my arm brought back an afternoon of memories from my days on the USA NETWORK show, THE BIG EASY. On … Continue reading

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