Selected Works

A Young Adult Novel, 2014
A Young Adult novel, 2012
Adults and Young Adults
A 2010 Green Earth Book Awards Honor Book
Younger Readers
A new twist to a very old story. Beautifully illustrated by Heather Solomon.
A tall tale from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Winner of the 2002 Charlotte Zolotow Award for best writing in a picture book. Available in hardcover and paperback.
Works in Progress
A new novel, maybe adult, maybe YA
A collection of essays about Fairy Tales

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Transformations in Writing

A Lush October, Many Projects

October 25, 2011

Tags: Bella's voice, The Pact.writing, autobiographical short stories

I am currently doing final revisions on THE PACT for Carolrhoda Fall 2012 as well as piecing together short stories with a strong autobiographical content--stories of two adolescent girls growing up in a large, chaotic family.
The PACT revision is a more analytic process--taking something I wrote 2 years ago and solving problems in logic and (more…)