Cindy’s Award-Winning Underground Railroad Novel for Kids
History comes alive in this story about twelve-year-old slave, Moses, as he escapes on the Underground Railroad. Cindy has documented authentic sites and people who helped slaves gain freedom in Pennsylvania, New York, and Canada. Students, teachers, and readers of every age, will enjoy a thrilling journey as Moses dodges bloodhounds and slave catchers in his quest for freedom. Dark Enough to See the Stars has won a silver medal for preteen fiction eBooks from the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards.
Wentworth Cheswell: American Hero Before the American Revolution, Paul Revere made his famous ride to Lexington to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that the British were coming on April 18, 1775. He stopped at homes along the way, knocking on doors, warning...read more
We have heard much about violence against blacks and violence against policemen. We need to hear about the brave people who give their lives selflessly for the sake of justice. In the current climate of racial tension, I am featuring heroes of racial reconciliation...read more
Nestled in the historic town of Gettysburg, PA the Dobbin House Tavern invites visitors to dine in its hallowed halls. Waitresses dressed in period costumes serve dishes that resemble 1776 fair, although the menu has been modified to accommodate modern tastes....read more
Many colorful characters are recorded in America’s history of civil rights for black Americans. I have blogged about some well-known African-Americans who championed civil rights. However, many whites willingly faced persecution from their peers for defending their...read more
I am happy to report that Kirkus Reviews gave this glowing recommendation to Dark Enough to See the Stars: “A story that will bring Civil War history alive for adolescent readers and will make a useful addition to middle school curricula.” The reviewer gives a...read more