Monthly Archives: April 2020

  • Welcome to my New Site and Blog

    Thank you Be Better Studios for this brand new design. My blog is like a little magazine to offer Resources for Readers and Writers. You’ll find articles in four main areas: Multicultural Lit for Kids and Teens Stories about School Visits Writing with English Learners Storymaking – for writers

  • Lines from the World – A Picture Book from Iran

    Allow this Persian cat to draw you to the work of Iranian children’s book author, Farhad Hassanzadeh and illustrator Ghazaleh Bigdelou. Iran, like the U.S., is fighting for its people suffering in the corona virus pandemic. In our global fight, I’m acknowledging and celebrating the art of picture books from book creators around the world….


  • Stories with Terry – The Cat Who Liked Potato Soup

    Hello Friends, I’m reading one of my first books here, The Cat Who Liked Potato Soup. It’s illustrated by Barry Root and published by Candlewick Press. It’s the story of a cat and an old man who loved her, but not so’s you’d notice – which is offensive to the cat. And, as you know,…


  • Lines from the World – A Picture Book from Italy

    In respect for out connected world, in hard times and in beauty, I want to honor books for children in other countries of the world where children are also studying and reading at home like U.S. kids. It’s also International Children’s Book Day on April 2. But I’ll continue the whole month. We’ll take a…