Archive for October, 2014

Teaching children about blindness

October 22, 20143 CommentsPosted in blindness, book tour, Braille, careers/jobs for people who are blind, Hanni, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney, Writing for Children

Tomorrow afternoon Whitney and I head to Orlando to give a presentation about ways to teach children about blindness for the Florida Association for the Education of Young Children. Part of my presentation includes ways to use my book Hanni and Beth: Safe & Sound in the classroom, and as long as I’m gathering resources […]

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I should have known she'd ask that

October 16, 201424 CommentsPosted in blindness, book tour, Braille, questions kids ask, travel, Uncategorized, visiting libraries, visiting schools, Whitney, Writing for Children

I have a children’s book published, but here’s a confession: I don’t know a whole lot about children’s literature. Not modern children’s literature, at least. I read a ton of books when I was little, but after I traded my children’s library card for one that got me into the adult section of the Elmhurst […]

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