After spending eight years as a substitute teacher in a K-8 school, I’ve turned my hand to writing some children and pre-teen books.
With each book there are resources for teachers. If you are interested in having me speak to your class (either live or virtually), please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Grades 4-6
Eleven-year-old Alex is shipped off to her grandparents in Montana … again.
Unwanted is the story of 11-year-old Alexandra who is sent to live with her grandparents in Billings, Montana. Through the help of friends, she finds a new place to call home. Read more …
I thought everything would make sense when I grew up. But the adults are falling apart, my friends are being weird, and I might not make it to 13.
Things I’ll Know When I Grow Up is a children’s book for ages 9 through 12 set in small town Montana. It’s ideal for pre-teen girls who are struggling to figure out what is happening in their lives. Read more …
For Grades 2-3
She sees the world differently from the rest of her classmates. That’s the good thing.
She can’t read well. That’s the bad thing.
A Special Gift is a fantasy with an important message for kids who struggle to read because of a learning disability. Illustrations were done by my sister, Susann Ferris Jones. Available only on Kindle Unlimited.