Winter Olympics Book Giveaway

January 9,2014
We’re less than a month away from that global festival of thrills, chills, and spills on ice and snow known as the Winter Olympics. Want to amaze your friends, children, or students with your encyclopedic knowledge of the Winter Games? Here’s your chance. I’m giving away two copies of my


December 2,2013
Anyone who's visited this Website lately might wonder why I haven't updated it in a few months. The reason is that I've been working hard on a number of exciting projects. I've got two picture books in the works, as well as one middle grade/YA biography. As soon as they

A Whole New eBook

August 16,2013
My first book, A Whole New Ball Game: The Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, certainly has had staying power. Every year, I get e-mails from students who have used the book for papers and History Day projects about the league. This year, I even was contacted by

Sporty Girl Books Blog

August 12,2013
Twenty years ago, when I published my first book (A Whole New Ball Game), very few people were writing about girls or women in sports. Things have changed so much that today, there's a blog dedicated to "sporty" books for girls. Launched in April 2013, Sporty Girl Books is packed

Bike Expo New York

April 23,2013
I'm excited to be speaking at this year's Bike Expo New York, the largest consumer bike expo in the United States. (It's FREE and open to the public.) Timed to lead into the already sold-out TD Five Boro Bike Tour, the expo focuses on urban cycling, New York style. During