What’s New?

The Mystery of the Monarchs has been named to the NSTA Best Science Trade books, the Bank Street College of Education Best books, the CCBC Best books, and  the NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended list!

New Books on the Way:

The Great Lakes: Our Freshwater Treasure, illus. by Jamey Christoph (Knopf/Random House 2024)

A Place Called Sargasso: Life in the Sea without a Shore, illus. by Katherine Roy (Norton Young Readers, 2024)

Houdini’s Library, illus. by Mar Delmar (Knopf/Random House, 2026)



Upcoming Events


Smithsonian Baseball Exhibit – April 29

Dunes Lit Festival – Valparaiso University,  May 4-6

Litapalooza Chicago, June 20-21

ALA Chicago, June 22 – 27

Judson College – private event

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago – Monarch Festival, September 9


And writing, writing, writing… 

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