Welcome to my website!


I am a poet, and author of a novel in verse. I am an elementary school teacher and have been teaching for the past 35 years. I have a passion for teaching writing, reading and selecting diverse books to share with my students.


If you want to learn more about my life click on my About page to find some fun facts about me. To find out about what I liked to read when I was younger and what I am reading now please look at my favorite book list.


Miles from Motown

It is 1967 and twelve-year-old budding poet, Georgia enters the “Spirit of Detroit” poetry contest, but fears she will be disqualified when her family moves to the nearly-all-white suburbs far from her best friend Ceci and adored Aunt Birdie, and without her brother who is serving in Vietnam. Read more here.

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