Rebecca Coyte has been fascinated with mysterious creatures and tales of the paranormal since she was a child. After teaching fifth grade for 11 years, she decided to write her first middle grades novel, The Bigfoot Paradox, which went on to win a 2015 eLit Award for Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction and a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Juvenile Fiction.Read More
Rosie J. Pova is a multi-published children's author, poet, and the founder of two children's writing contests―KWEST and Haiku Hype. She also works as a writing instructor in the Dallas Independent School District through the Writer's Garret.Read More
Rick D. Niece, Ph.D., is an award-winning author and educator who served as a classroom teacher, public school administrator, and university professor, provost and president. His three-book series has won over twenty regional and national awards.SIDE-YARD SUPERHERO, THE BAND PLAYS ON, and PERFECT IN MEMORY share carefully pocketed memories about family values, community influence, and personal responsibility.Read More
Jo Meserve Mach, children's book author, spent 36 years as an Occupational Therapist. She is very passionate about sharing the stories of children with special needs.Read More
I want kids to laugh—and they do. But they also learn some important things about words, word meanings, word play, and metaphor. I say this in the book’s introduction: “Learn to love words—big and small—and learn which ones to use when."Read More
I have created The Adventure in Behaviour series for teachers to open discussions around mental health in the classroom — anxiety, self-regulation, anger/frustration, sensory challenges. I would love to opportunity to work directly with students on self-regulation and the brain body connection using the series in a literacy workshop.Read More
Shannon Anderson is an award-winning children's book author and third-grade teacher. She is the regional advisor for the Indiana Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, is on the executive board for the Indiana State Reading Association, and is a frequent presenter at teaching and writing conferences.Read More
I began writing at an early age. While in elementary school, I was the recipient of two Young Author Awards (1994, 1997). I went on to receive my Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications – Journalism from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. While there, I earned the Outstanding Student in Journalism Award in 2006.Read More
In 1989, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich published Dorothea's novel for young readers about the American Revolution, The Riddle of Penncroft Farm, which has been read in schools all over the US ever since. A Buss from Lafayette is set in 1825 in the town where Dorothea lives.Read More
Her sixteen years of teaching experience in elementary school, and a life-long passion for writing for kids is her motivation. She is the founder of Three Wishes Publishing Company and has five award-winning children’s picture booksRead More
Author, Coach, Speaker, Anti-Bullying Expert
Stacy is the President and CEO of SMR Leadership Solutions where she coaches and trains organizational leaders and their teams in their professional and personal lives through workshops, speaking engagements, and trainings.Read More
"Scary-Fun Adventures With a Cool Magic Moon"
Shirley Moulton is a retired Special Education teacher. She has spent her professional career teaching special needs students for over 35 years, including children with autism, learning disabilities, ADHD, emotional disturbances, and other health impairments. She worked for several additional years previously as a paraprofessional with adults with mental and physical disabilities, and with preschool children. Shirley has also worked with gifted children as well as with children in regular education.Read More
Why is Business World is Filled with Unintended Consequences?
Richard Franzi is experienced in helping business executives to improve the quality of their decisions. He is the author of the first book ever written about the power of peer learning to improve an executive’s performance.Read More
Guardian of Memories, Preserver of Family History
Jackie Madden Haugh’s current book, The Promise I Kept, is a poignant, funny, and often heartbreaking story of a daughter's journey to live up to a vow she never thought she'd have to keep to her father, Jack, into a nursing home.Read More
Reading, interactive drawing activities, amazing bat facts, plus an introduction to Japanese woodblock prints!
Abraham Schroeder is an author (member of SCBWI) and artist, currently living in Petaluma, California with his family after residing in a dozen other places, including Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, Minnesota, Alaska, and Japan.Read More