• Lead By Example & People Will Follow You
  • Valuable Leadership Skills People Learn In College 
  • Hello and welcome!
  • Author Visits
  • Aunt Minnie and the Twister

Homeschooling pros and cons you need to know

If you are a parent and need to get involved in each step your child takes in learning, then homeschooling is the solution for you. In case you need your child to get involved in this kind of education there are tips that you need to be aware of. You need to analyze your lifestyle. This is imperative in that during this process, your child will require your total attention…

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Lead By Example & People Will Follow You

Have you ever read any great books on the subject of leadership? Have you read any by John Maxwell? I have and I have to tell you that he shares some great concepts on the subject. The thing that stands out most in my mind when it comes to the information contained in these books is the strategies for effective leadership. One of the top ones is leading by example….

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Grants for Women

Women grants are financial aid to only women of all age groups and who belong to any minorities or origin. Women grants are provided to women who do not have any other source for money to continue their education, or business or even buy a house. Today you will find many women grants that are offered to women for various purposes, mainly for education and business. Types of Women grants…

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Valuable Leadership Skills People Learn In College 

Although you need a strong background in such traditional hard skills as mathematics, science, and writing, your college career should also impart valuable leadership skills. This is because you are going to need these skills whether you end up getting employed or going the entrepreneurial route. Consider the following valuable leadership skills people learn in college: 1. Teamwork College, more than anything else, will teach you how to work in…

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Hello and welcome!

Thank you for visiting my web site. You’ll find information here about my books and visits to schools, libraries, and bookstores. You can even send me an email! Please check back often. I’ll keep updating and adding new things. NEWS! I visited schools and libraries in the Topeka, KS area in October of 2003. Any interested schools, libraries, bookstores, or community groups who would like to schedule a presentation should contact me or the Clarion…

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Author Visits

I enjoy talking with students and teachers about writing and how books are published. I share my own stories, and I use both color transparencies and Power Point presentations for assemblies. If you would like to schedule a visit at your school, please contact my publisher, Clarion Books, at 1-800-225-3362. Clarion can help you arrange the visit and order books at a discount. I also have a joint presentation with fellow…

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Aunt Minnie and the Twister

Aunt Minnie and the Twister (Ages 4-8) Clarion Books, 2002 ISBN: 0-618-11136-0 Aunt Minnie and her nine nieces and nephews all live on a little farm in Kansas. They plant in the spring, they harvest in the summer, and in the fall they store their pickings in the root cellar for the winter. One dark and windy day, their routine is interrupted when a big funnel-shaped cloud appears in the…

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Aunt Minnie McGranahan

 Aunt Minnie McGranahan (Ages 4-8) Clarion Books, 1999 ISBN: 0-395-82270-x Minnie McGranahan was small and tidy, and she lived alone in a neat little house. She had a neat little garden and a neat little barn, and she had a system for everything. The neighbors always said it was lucky she didn’t have any children–they might interfere with her system. What a surprise it was for everyone when Minnie suddenly…

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