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The Little Book of Giving is Available

I’m so proud to announce the latest title in “The Little Book Of” series. There are so many ways to give this holiday season, so I hope The Little Book of Giving: Holiday Edition inspires all of your little ones to find meaningful ways to make a difference. Happy Reading and Happy Holidays!



Check Out My Newest Book!

I’m super excited to announce The Little Book of Presidential ElectionsThis book breaks it all down for young readers—the significance of electing a president, the meaning of democracy, and why it is so important to vote!



The Campaign is Out…Just in Time for Election Season!

Excited to announce the release of my new book!

When best friends Amanda Adams and Meghan Hart run against each other for president of their class, the gloves come off! As the rest of their classmates begin to choose sides, the girls realize that how they conduct their campaigns will have a lasting impact on the outcome of the election.

Hope you’ll all enjoy this read about middle school politics!



Camping is Easy and Fun . . . If You Know What to Do!

I’m so excited to announce the release of my new book, The Little Book of Camping. This is the first book in The Little Book Of series written with bestselling co-author Zack Bush. Please check out thelittlebookof.com for more information about other books in the series which introduces young readers to a wide range of ideas, activities, values, and emotions.



New Book! Coming September 2020

Thrilled to announce my new book, The Campaign, a middle grade novel about two best friends who run against each other for class president. Check out my interview with Mixed-Up Files of Middle-Grade Authors for an exclusive cover reveal and book giveaway!



Calling All Miami Friends!

For anyone in the South Florida area, I’ll be speaking and signing books at the North Miami Beach Library Literacy Fair this Sunday at 3:00. Would love to see you all there!



Happy 2020 Y’all!

Hope the year is off to a great start for everyone!

In the coming months, I’ll be visiting schools in Florida, New York, and my home state, Arkansas to speak to students and parents about reading and writing. For information about booking an author visit to your school, please click on the speaking tab at the top of the page.

And stay tuned for an exciting announcement about my new book coming out this September!



New York School Visits This Week

I’m so excited about the week ahead and the awesome NY schools I’ll be visiting!  I’ll be at Kensico Elementary on Thursday talking to third through fifth-graders., then at Virginia Road Elementary on Friday with Kindergarten through second-grade. Nothing is more fun than talking to readers about my books and the writing process. If your school is interested in a visit, just click on the ‘SPEAKING’ link at the top of the page for more information.