Genealogy Scavenger Hunt

In order to celebrate the Dallas Book Festival, on April 30th, 2016 a 1:00 P.M.  I will be helping the Genealogy Department at the Dallas Public Library do a Genealogy Scavenger Hunt in their department.  There will be lots of fund things for families to work on together and give new insight to the wealth … More Genealogy Scavenger Hunt

What Happened at My First Book Signing

Well, my book signing has come and gone.  I must admit, I was more nervous to do this than when I presented at the National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference in Toronto.   For some reason, sitting at a table trying to sell my book seemed a little like a nightmare. In … More What Happened at My First Book Signing


I was born in Dallas, Texas in 1954 to missionary parents who traveled around Texas serving various communities.  As the fourth of five children I was often left to my own devices to entertain myself.  So inventing new stories became my passion at a very early age where I would create small books out of any … More About


GIANNA THE GREAT has been added to the #SCBWI Winter Reading List!       Check out the great review for Halito Gianna on youtube:  LitPik       I was cordially invited to be a guest of honor at the SCBWI North Texas PAL“Lassoing Literacy” Celebration on November 5th from 1-4 pm at … More Publicity