Monthly Archives: November 2011

December’s Leader of the Month: Kyla and Carlos

Kyla and Carlos are cousins, with different backgrounds, who travel and go on adventures together; exploring the world. Their book series engages children’s imagination in ways that will strengthen their English and Spanish vocabulary. Each book features a glossary with … Continue reading

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December’s Leader of the Month: Nathan Kress

Nathan Kress is best known for his role as “Freddie Benson” on Nickelodeon’s #1 rated show iCarly. Nathan Kress is usually busy with the filming of iCarly, however, he took the time to give back by participating in the SAG … Continue reading

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December’s Leader of the Month: Oprah Winfrey

When it comes to being benevolent and giving to charity, one person comes to mind: Oprah Winfrey. She has donated millions of dollars to various charities and organizations, with most of her money going to three foundations: The Angel Network, … Continue reading

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School Success

When young children are first introduced to books, we must teach them to read from left to right. To do this, we move our fingers under the sentences as we read aloud. Of course we’re all aiming to give each … Continue reading

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Juvie Book Tour, 2011

In September I took part in what I would describe as a small book tour of juvenile detention facilities. As part of the American Library Association’s Great Stories CLUB, my novel THE BROTHERS TORRES was selected (along with Jennifer Brown’s … Continue reading

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