Great visit with the students of Onion Creek School. Wrote stories with the 6-8th graders. Impressive young people.
The younger students enjoyed my historical mining artifacts.
And on the way home--I saw two moose.
I know it looks like one moose twice. But, honest...it's two unique moose!
I'm an award-winning author of Children's/YA books and former journalist with a passion for stories about people facing adversity with courage.
My books have been named Notable Social Studies Book for Young People, SPUR Award for Best Juvenile Fiction about the American West, Bank Street College List of Best Children's Books, and NY Public Library Best Books for Teens. My journalistic work has received numerous awards for excellence from the Society of Professional Journalists and two Emmy nominations.