THREE STARS makes 7th grade required reading list

Honored that my book, THREE STARS IN THE NIGHT SKY, is included on this 7th grade required reading list for 2019-2020 at Maui Waena Intermediate School in Kahului, Hawaii! A 2018 Junior Library Guild selection – At the age of 12, Gerda Katz fled Nazi Germany and came to America all by herself as an …

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The Unwanted: My Mother

(Five stars) The Unwanted is my family story, too. I have come to know the people in my mother’s small town in Germany — Stockstadt am Rhein — where our family lived for over 200 years. My mother and her sister escaped Germany, but the Nazis murdered my grandparents. Families of both victims and perpetrators …

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Hugs and flowers from a 5th grader

Marking the end of a year of wonderful school visits, fifth graders at Oak Ridge Elementary School present roses to my mother and me.

Blogger details school visit to Century Middle School in Orland Park