On a Writer's Mind
Whew! One huge step for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris--one tiny step for this author. My YA biography will be released by Aladdin (Simon & Schuster) in January.
For Election 2000, I wrote biographies of George W. Bush and Al Gore. Only the winner was published. Read More
I wrote the first version of John McCain during the election campaign of 2008. Read More
I was thrilled and honored to write the story of this extraordinary boy from Buenos Aires, son of Italian immigrants, and his surprising life's journey to the Vatican.
At the Millbrook Literary Festival last month, I listened to Bryan Bunch explaining how he did the research for Before Eureka: The Adventures of Young Archimedes, his YA historical novel Read More
The Carol Otis Hurst Book Prize
The Paterson Prize for Books for Young People
Bank Street College Best Children's Books