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Selected Writings about My Writing Process

Because I’m frequently asked about my writing process, I’ve put together a collection of selected writings, including blog posts and book talks that elucidate aspects of my process for writing “Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That … Continue reading

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Triangle Factory Fire

Tomorrow is the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Factory fire in which 146 workers, mostly young immigrant women died.  It was a pivotal event for Frances Perkins, who witnessed the event.  Appointed the chief investigator for the commission that investigated … Continue reading

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Nonfiction Institute with Sue, Sy and Nic

On Friday, Sue Kirch and I “swam” (i.e., we drove through almost non-stop, heavy rain there and back) from New York City to Maine for the 2nd Annual Nonfiction Institute (NI) at the College of Education & Human Development, The … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor/The New York Times

My letter to the editor re the absence of nonfiction books and materials in classrooms is online at www.nytimes.com/opinion under the heading “Teaching Children the Facts.”

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The Real Thing

I am off to Nashville, TN to a conference–the National Council of the Teachers of English. I’ll sign my latest book Adventurous Women: Eight True Stories About Women Who Made a Difference, have dinner with invited guests, a cocktail party, … Continue reading

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