I am a freelance Librarian and Educational Writer; especially of Internet text books; magazine articles about nature; poems about nature and other subjects (including thoughts on the philosophy of Christianity); writings for children (in progress).
Some of my publications:
USING INTERNET PRIMARY SOURCES TO TEACH CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS IN THE SCIENCES for secondary and beginning college students is one of my published textbooks.
DISCOVERING NATURE WITH YOUNG PEOPLE: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SELECTION GUIDE
DISCOVERING ENGLISH LITERATURE IN BITS AND BYTES: AN INTERNET APPROACH… is a manuscript in several volumes soon ready for publication, in 12 volumes, 4 for 3 series: British Literature, American Literature, English literature by genre, categories, and miscellaneous subjects. The series is especially for teachers teaching secondary school students and beginning college students; but with some parts of interest to middle grade students.
I am also a writer of poems (e.g., quips based on children’s sayings), novels, and nonfiction (e.g., biography) for children and young teens. I have published with Highlights’ Puzzlemania. I have several manuscripts ready for publishers.
Poems I have written have been published and won awards. My poems have been published in MODERN HAIKU, DRAGONFLY, FROGPOND, plus WHITE SPIRE (a newsletter of a local Presbyterian church), and GEN (“Graduate English Newsletter” of St. John’s University of Queens NY).
A poem I wrote won first prize Space-Age category in a NEW YORK POETRY FORUM competition.
A short story I wrote for an official STAR TREK Anthology contest achieved second reading status.
I write articles for newsletters and magazines as well. “Nature Place Journal” and “Festival Newsletter for Teachers of English and Shakespeare” are two publications in which my articles are published.
I have written articles and book reviews for magazines including NEW LIBRARY SCENE, LIBRARY JOURNAL, CHRISTIAN LIBRARIAN, ST. ANTHONY MESSENGER, THE BOOKTALKER, WILSON LIBRARY BULLETIN, and more.
I have also written abstracts (i.e., analysis/reviews) of literary magazine articles, and these have been published in ABSTRACTS OF ENGLISH STUDIES.