Hey All…


I have a new picture book this year. It’s called THE SOCCER FENCE. It’s a story of friendship, hope and apartheid in South Africa. Check out this super cool book trailer made by a group of fifth graders from Caldwell Heights Elementary School in Round Rock, Texas:

There’s a second equally cool book trailer over on my “News” page. That one was created by elementary school students from Brookfield Academy in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Be sure to check it out.

I’ve also created a free downloadable teachers’ guide that goes along with THE SOCCER FENCE.  It’s now available over on “The Soccer Fence” page.  For those educators adjusting to and dealing with the Common Core State Standards, it covers all those bases.

Of course, I’m visiting a whole bunch of schools this spring in Texas, New Jersey, California, Connecticut and New York. I’m also…

Well, for all the latest news, click on over to my “News” page.

Oh, this is me juggling and dancing to Lady Gaga!

Now come on in.  Take a look around.  Welcome to my website!



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