Category Archives: Writing for Kids

Writing for children. Introducing worlds, both real and imagined, to a world of young readers.

Do We Need More Books About Women in STEM?

After a long wait, my latest books are out. The new Gutsy Girls Go for Science series comes from Nomad Press. I wrote two of the four releases, Paleontologists and Programmers. The other two are Astronauts and Engineers. Yes, this … Continue reading

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SCBWI Bookstop

Each year, the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators. holds a special event, Bookstop, showing children’s books published in that year. The 2019 SCBWI Bookstop is now out. Stop by and take a look.

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NEW RELEASES COMING IN SEPTEMBER

Gutsy Girls discover dinosaurs, study fossilized poop, and find human’s early ancestors. And who was the first programmer? Who created the first programming languages and compilers that made personal computers possible? Gutsy Girls, that’s who. On, and Gutsy Girls were … Continue reading

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A Journey Across America

Immigration is in the news a lot these days. No matter your opinion about today’s immigration controversy, the truth is that at one time, the U.S. government encouraged its population to leave America. Yes, that’s right. The federal government wanted … Continue reading

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Meteorology: Cool Women Who Weather Storms to be released August 15

Does the weather fascinate you? Are you curious about where storms get their strength? Do you ever think about what the long-term effect of weather patterns will be on the earth? Meteorology: Cool Women Who Weather Storms introduces readers ages … Continue reading

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Cells – Miracles of Life

There are many ways to look at life. Perhaps the most authentic is by looking at its most basic. Cells make up every living thing on Earth. The majority of the living things are single-celled and invisible to the human … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway – Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive

Goodreads Book Giveaway Marine Biology by Karen Bush Gibson Giveaway ends December 29, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway

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Brush Up on History Sale through 11/14/16

One of my heroes (and I have many) is Dr. Martin Luther King. In addition to his civil rights work, he was an amazing speaker, leaving behind many memorable quotes. One of the ones that resonates strongly with me is: … Continue reading

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Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive Available Sept. 13

Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive explores the careers of three women who work within the science of marine biology. Natalie Arnoldi is a marine biologist just starting out in her career. Ashanti Johnson is an oceanographer who studies radionuclides, or … Continue reading

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Texas History for Kids: Lone Star Lives and Legends

In early 2015, we visit closer to home–Texas. But it is just as fascinating as space. And if you didn’t already know, Texas has played a significant part in space exploration. No doubt you’ll find many references to Texas in … Continue reading

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