SCBWI is the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. It’s our international organization with chapters all over the US and the world. Bookstop is an annual event featuring hundreds of books for children by SCBWI members. So many books, so much to read. #SCBWIBookStop is here with tons of books readers will enjoy. Check … More SCBWI BookStop
Since I wrote The Weaver’s Daughter, the situation at the border in Tijuana has changed dramatically. There are thousands of migrants from Mexico, Central America, Haiti, and many other parts of the world waiting in camps and shelters at this border city for an opportunity to seek asylum in the United States. Climate change resulting … More PEACE TRAIN
On September 22nd, Tonja Drecker posted a review of The Weaver’s Daughter on her blog, Bookworm for Kids. You can read the review and check out her blog at the link. She says, “Bookworm for Kids presents books for toddlers to teens and everything in between: board books, picture books, chapter books, middle grade reads, … More Review on Bookworm for Kids
There are only a couple of days left of the virtual book tour for The Weaver’s Daughter. It’s been a pleasure and an honor to read the reviews and see lots of positive feedback. The main criticism has been that the story ended too soon or that the reader hoped there was a sequel. (Sorry, … More Quotes from the Book Tour
I hope you’ll visit some of these book review sites and see what they have to say about The Weaver’s Daughter.
I started writing The Weaver’s Daughter several years ago. At that time, the number of immigrants arriving at the U.S. southern border, while high, was less than it is today. Ixchel, the young Maya heroine of my story, began her journey for some of the same reasons which drive many other migrants. She wanted the … More The Weaver’s Daughter is an Immigration Story
AJ Adair, sister author with Desert Palm Press, invited me to write a guest post on her blog. It’s now up and running and you can take a look at my post as well as information about her books in a very different genre. Anyone who wants to be on my email list for future … More Guest Blog Post