Category Archives: Author Visits

Book Group

Yesterday, Lynn Kaminski, a reference librarian in Englewood, NJ, took these pictures of me speaking to the SESCIL book group, a terrific group of savvy, smart, insightful women who had read my book “Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: … Continue reading

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Book Club

Spent four hours yesterday with a marvelous group of smart, energetic, and engaged women, all members of Zipped & Unzipped Book Club, who had read Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World. Their enthusiasm … Continue reading

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A Favorite Photo

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PS 174

Yesterday I visited the fabulous students in Marie Russell’s 4th grade class at PS 174. These are the youngsters who, as 3rd graders, critiqued Too Old for a Babysitter, which is now available in all eBook formats, with a shout … Continue reading

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Skype book talk

On May 1, I did a first – – talked with a book group, the Red Tent Book Club, Seneca Falls, NY, via Skype.  It was great fun!  Judy Pipher, who coordinated the event posted this on the book Facebook … Continue reading

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Historic Event and Sleep-over

Today, March 25th, is the 101st anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire in New York City, in which 146 workers, mostly young immigrant women died.  I first learned about it while doing research for my biography of Frances Perkins, … Continue reading

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Talking about Research and Writing

Had a fun time doing my PowerPoint presentation, “The Five Ws and One H of Writing: How About You?” to three classes of lively, engaged 5th graders, who are starting research projects on natural disasters, at the Clara E. Coleman … Continue reading

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Book Talks

I loved my visit on 9/26 to the Susan B. Anthony House in Rochester, NY, where I gave two illustrated lectures, one at a luncheon,  the other at a tea. I met such stimulating people, added photographs to my collection … Continue reading

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Amazing Woman

During my recent book talk/signing at the Seneca Falls Historical Society in Seneca Falls, NY, I met a delightful, inspiring, and amazing woman–Ellie McIntryre, a volunteer at the SFHS and a runner who competes in 5K races.  She started running … Continue reading

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