Selected Works
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Picture Books
Available now from Lee & Low Books!
Lee & Low,March 2007
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, October 2005
Lee & Low, 2004.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2004.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000.
HarperCollins, 2001.


First Come the Zebra
Framed by the great migration of the animals,this book tells the story of two boys of different tribes in Africa who find a common cause and become friends.

Hiromi's Hands
A true story of a young Japanese girl's determination to follow her dream, and a tribute to the loving family who supported her.

Ask Albert Einstein
On behalf of her big sister, a little girl writes a letter to Albert Einstein asking for his help with some troubling math homework.

Knockin’ on Wood
The inspiring story of Peg Leg Bates, famous one legged tap dancer.

A Country Schoolhouse
A grandfather teaches his grandson that humble beginnings are not an obstacle to later success in life, by recounting his experiences in a three room country schoolhouse.

Radio Rescue
Based on true story, a boy becomes an amateur radio operator, and saves the day.

The Reluctant Flower Girl
A flower girl is pleasantly surprised when her big sister’s marriage brings them closer together.

Old Friends
Farrar Straus and Giroux 1998
Henrietta re-discovers her long-lost best friend in the last place she expects!

A Winter Walk
Ticknor and Fields 1991
A mother and daughter take a walk on a cold gray day and discover the colors of winter.

Rodney's Inside Story
Orchard Books 1991
A little grey bunny is read a bedtime story of Rodney the Rabbit who lives in a vegatable house in this story within a story within a story within a cabbage.