Insights into Miedo: Living Beyond Childhood Fear

Miedo’s fears develop from a traumatic change in his environment. It is a prime example of how the environment can have a profound effect on a child’s personality and whole being. A child’s personality can be disrupted by changes as fundamental as a simple cause & effect relationship to dysfunctional additive relationships. In Miedo’s case, … More Insights into Miedo: Living Beyond Childhood Fear

The Gift

Tucker Littlefield is a liar, a thief, a con-man . In an attempt to take advantage of a party thrown by the King, he becomes involved in a kidnapping – the King’s niece, Elizabeth, to be exact. Because of his fear of the dark as well as heights, and a good many other things, he … More The Gift

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat

Davey and Derek Donato are twins, but not identical. They gleaned the idea to be detectives from a book their parents bought them on their tenth birthday. The twins discover a black cat and some magic when they visit with their Great Aunt Gigi. The cat tries to communicate with the boys. But what does … More Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat

Ludwika

It’s World War II and Ludwika Gierz, a young Polish woman, is forced to leave her family and go to Nazi Germany to work for an SS officer. There, she must walk a tightrope, learning to live as a second-class citizen in a world where one wrong word could spell disaster and every day could … More Ludwika

Nkoninkoni

Nkoninkoni is a short story out of Africa. Nkoninkoni is the Wildebeest. Legend has it that it was the last animal made by God, and that because He had mostly run out of body parts by then, he made the Wildebeest using the leftover parts he had from other animals, and that’s why the Wildebeest … More Nkoninkoni

The Fantastic Travels of William and the Monarch Butterfly

The Fantastic Travels of William and the Monarch Butterfly, Christina Steiner’s newest children book with illustrations from Mary Manning, focuses on the incredible life of the fourth generation, eastern Monarch butterfly. Steiner’s chapter book, a fantasy story, offers a look into the lives of Monarch butterflies through the eyes of William. When William captures a butterfly … More The Fantastic Travels of William and the Monarch Butterfly

Versions Of The Self

Imagine a shift to the way you see the world that arises through poetic narration. Imagine the world, at its base level, is a collection of selves. These selves collide, disperse, intermingle, and share themselves in lines of free verse. Such is the premise of Versions of the Self, poetry that assumes multiple types of … More Versions Of The Self