Award-winning author of books and other products for Scholastic, Disney, the Arthritis Foundation, Sesame Street, NASA, National Geographic, the Smithsonian, Learning A-Z, and more. I can cover just about any topic for a consumer audience, and I specialize in content for grades K-8.
Family, Children & Teenagers
Book publishing - all
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Lerner Publishing Group (10+), Capstone Press (10+), Teacher Created Material (10+), National Geographic Family (3-5), Learning A-Z (3-5), Looper (6-10)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
The Mopco Improv Theatre (1-2), NASA (1-2)
Other Work History
Author of books published by Scholastic, Grand Central Publishing, and Lucent Books.
Wrote articles for National Geographic Kids, Teen, Girls' Life, Discovery Girls, and All About You magazines.
Publisher/Founder of Connections magazine, focused on STEAM subjects, for students in grades 3-5 in New York's Capital Region.
Freelance Managing Editor, "On the Rise," a publication of The Colon Club.
Developed content to create juvenile site for the Arthritis Foundation.
Wrote blog posts on tech topics for SmartSign.
Wrote educational articles for The Princeton Review.
Associate Editor at Bridal Guide magazine producing health, travel, cooking/entertaining columns and feature articles.
"Locked Up for Freedom" (Lerner Publishing Group, 2018), Junior Library Guild Selection, New York Public Library Best Books for Kids, Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books, Cybils Award.
"Girls Rebel: Amazing Tales of Women Who Broke the Mold" (Capstone Press, 2014), Eureka! Gold Award.
"The Freedom Riders" (Capstone Press, 2014), Eureka! Honor Award.
"Make Good Choices: Your Guide to Making Healthy Decisions" (Capstone Press, 2012), Junior Library Guild Selection, Pennsylvania School Librarians Association 2011 Young Adult Top 40 Nonfiction Title.
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators,
American Book Producers Association