Work Samples – Books

If you’d like to see a few work samples,  here are some book projects that I’ve developed as editor and/or publisher.

I Love To Write Book, by Mary-Lane Kamberg

The I Love To Write Book
Ideas & Tips for Young Writers
by Mary-Lane Kamberg

“A most welcome source for educators and children.”
– Jan Irving, consultant, children’s library services

Saving Sailing, by Nicholas Hayes

Finalist, 2009 Book of the Year Award (Adventure/Recreation category)
Silver Medal, 2009, Living Now Book Award (Outdoor Recreation)

Saving Sailing scores high for readability, beautifully capturing the essence of why we sail.”
WindCheck Magazine

Lost Gold of the Republic, by Priit Vesilind

Lost Gold of the Republic
by Priit J. Vesilind
ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award
(History, finalist)

“A splendid book”
– Associated Press

Time of the Eagle, by Stephanie Golightly Lowden

Time of the Eagle
A Story of an Ojibwe Winter
by Stephanie Golightly Lowden

ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award
(Children’s, finalist)

Making the Perfect Pitch, by Katharine Sands

Making the Perfect Pitch
How To Catch a Literary Agent’s Eye
ed. by Katherine Sands

“If you’re serious about getting published, this is a must-read!”
– Jeff Herman

“Shows you how pitchcraft can help you win the publishing game.”
– Michael Larsen

“Here’s a very useful book for first-time writers. . . . Above all, do read this book, which should teach you pretty much everything you’ll need to know.”
Booklist (American Library Association)

The Blues is a Feeling, by James Fraher

The Blues is a Feeling
by James Fraher

Independent Publisher Book Award (finalist, Photography)

“Warm, loving portraits.” – Booklist (American Library Association)

Take Joy, by Jane Yolen

Take Joy
by Jane Yolen

“It touches my spirit.”
– Dallas Morning News

Rethinking Columbus, by Rethinking Schools

Rethinking Columbus
ed. by Bill Bigelow & Bob Peterson

“A book that deserves to be in every school library.” – Joseph Bruchac

Illustrated Voyageur, by Howard Sivertson

The Illustrated Voyageur
by Howard Sivertson

“Beautifully illustrated and smartly designed.”
– Canoe & Kayak

Benjamin Franklin Award (History, winner)

Buffalo Seekers, by Louis Kirkaldie

Buffalo Seekers
by Louis Kirkaldie

“A fine contribution to the tradition of Native American voices.”
Midwest Book Review