Cindy’s Award-Winning Underground Railroad Novel for Kids
Read the thrilling story about twelve-year-old slave Moses as he escapes on the Underground Railroad. Teachers love the accurate historical information it contains and the 3.8 reading level suitable for middle graders with average reading skills. Kids like the heart-stopping adventure about a boy who is on the run from slave catchers. Parents appreciate the story of a slave who defies the odds to become free, inspiring kids to see we all have a destiny worth fighting for. Cindy gives kids history with a heartbeat.
I was a big fan of Mister Roger’s Neighborhood back in the 70’s. My kids were fans too. The wholesome nature of the program attracted me and made me feel like my family was being influenced in a safe and positive way. Fred Rogers truly cared about children and wanted...read more
For Women’s History Month I’d like to highlight a black woman crusader who has been largely unrecognized. Meet Mary Bibb, a historical character featured in my novel for kids, Dark Enough to See the Stars.She was born Mary Elizabeth Miles in Rhode Island...read more
Paul Cuffee was born in 1759 on an island near New Bedford, MA to a free black man and a Wampanoag Indian woman. Coffee's father had been captured and enslaved in Ghana, Africa, but his owners, who were Quakers, gave him his freedom because of their religious...read more
Digging for nuggets of history for my novel, Dark Enough to See the Stars, I uncovered some rare treasures. Brave people who put their lives on the line to help slaves escape on the Underground Railroad found their way into the pages of my book. One such person was...read more
October 6thI had hip surgery after falling and breaking my femur. (See my post Stopped in My Tracks.) God pointed out many miracles to me during my convalescence—the garbage men who helped me to the street after I fell, the outstanding surgeon who happened to be on...read more