Stories in the "My Life" series were written for the English language learning program offered by Little Fox Co. Ltd. Click here for an animated version of "My Life as a Pullman Porter."
Charles Drew: Pioneer of Blood Plasma (McGraw-Hill) for ages 9-12 recounts the life and achievements of the African-American doctor who developed a method of preserving blood so that this lifesaving liquid could be collected and transported to where it was needed.
Kenya's Song by Linda Trice (Charlesbridge Publishing Co.) for ages 4-9 revisits this spunky girl and her warm, loving, multiracial community in this second book in the Kenya series.
School Library Journal says "Kenya's appreciation for the music around her and her loving relationship with her father make this an appealing story for most libraries."
NEW RELEASE: KENYA'S ART
School vacation is almost over, but Kenya hasn't done anything to report to her class and her teacher, Mrs. Garcia. Then Daddy takes her to a museum where she learns how to Recycle! Reuse! Make Art! The author drew her inspiration for this story from a class activity when she was a first grade teacher in a New York City public school.
Praise from The Brown Bookshelf: "[Trice is] back with another winner –Kenya’s Art (illustrated by Hazel Mitchell, published by Charlesbridge) – a celebration of ingenuity, recycling and family."
Kenya's Word (Charlesbridge Publishing Co.) for ages 4-9 takes the reader into a spunky girl's warm, loving, multiracial community. Kenya's daydreaming causes disasters in Mrs. Garcia's classroom.
Kenya's Word was selected by Delaware's Diamond State Reading Association for their 2007-2008 Delaware Diamond list of recommended children's books.