Thank you for stopping by my site. I’ve got some fantastic news to share! Come August, Come Freedom is a finalist for the Library of Virginia’s Annual People’s Choice Awards. If you have a valid e-mail address, you are eligible to vote online, and I hope you will vote between now and June 29, 2013. Here’s the online ballot.
I’m so honored that Come August, Come Freedom is included with some of my favorite books and authors. This is the first year a children’s or young adult novel has been a finalist. Thank you for your awesome support!
And, a special THANK YOU to all of my readers who have written or e-mailed asking about my horse, Albert, who inspired Chancey. He’s had a tough time this spring but is recovering. We recently built him a stall-bench to make him more comfortable. Check it out!
Happy spring, happy writing, happy everything!
Thank you Southern Independent Booksellers for selecting Come August, Come Freedom as a Fall 2012 Okra Pick!
Macadoo of the Maury River
A sequel to Chancey of the Maury River, this heart-tugging story focuses on Macadoo -- the gentle giant of the Maury River Stables. Read more.
Come August, Come Freedom
Based on true events, this powerful novel illuminates a little known corner of American history as it honors the extraordinary will of one man. Read more.
A Certain Strain of Peculiar
A journey to self-discovery, a family's bonds tested, a forest enchanted with memories. Read more.
Claiming Georgia Tate
An ode to the solace of family, the mercy of strangers, and the healing power of hope. Read more.
Chancey of the Maury River
Told through Chancey's eyes in the classic literary tradition of great horse stories, here is an entrancing equine tale about bravery, destiny, and hope -- and about sharing the magic of a second chance. Read more.
Our White House
Looking In Looking Out
An Anthology Conceived and Created by the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance with an Introduction by David McCullough. Read more.
Breakfast on Mars and 37 Other Essays to Devour
Your favorite authors take on the dreaded essay assignment. Coming June 2013. Read more.
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