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Printed works(partial listing):

  • Stacey Loizaeaux, Master Blaster, Muse Magazine, p. 35 July/August 2001
  • Fires Down Below, Muse Magazine, p. 35-39, April 2000
  • A Childhood That Shaped A Future,Appleseed, p.10-13, March 2001
  • You're Alive, Boys' Life, p.44-45 , May 1999
  • Landscapes and Landmarks, FACES, p. 18-23, March 1996
  • Off to Blab School, Cricket Magazine, p.52-53, February 1995
  • Learning to Love the Standards, Instructor Magazine, p,.25-27, August 1999
  • Instructor Magazine November/Dec. 2002 p.52-54 On the Trail of Lewis and Clark activities and Cyberhunt
  • Appleseeds, A Cobblestone Publication, Clara Barton /March 2001, "A Childhood that Shaped a Future" p. 10-13
  • Appleseeds, A Cobblestone Publication, "Children of China Long Ago"/October 2002, "How the Chinese Changed the World" p. 26-29.
  • Appleseeds, A Cobblestone Publication, "Growing Up on the Erie Canal"/January 2002, “Montezumas Swamp” p. 22-23
  • Birds and Bloom,"Digging in For a Battle", p.18, August-September 2003
  • Ask Magazine, A Cobblestone Publication,"Water Facts"/ April 2007.
  • Ask Magazine, A Coblestone Publication, "What Kind of Learner are You?"/September 2007
  • Ask Magazine, A Cobblestone Publication, "Moonlight"/October 2007
  • Ask Magazine, A Cobblestone Publication, "Car Costumes"/July-August 2007
  • Yes Magazine, "Plastiki"/ October 2009
  • Faces, A Cobblestone Publication,"What's that Unusual Smell?"/May-June 2009
  • Faces, A Cobblestone Publication,"Yodeling Champ"/August 2009
  • Muse Magazine,"Floating Gold"/ February 2009,p. 24-25.
  • Ask Magazine, A Cobblestone Publication,"Hand Gogh"/2010, p. 14-16
  • Know Magazine, News shorts/March/April 2010
  • Boys Life, News short/January 2010
  • Boys Life, News short/September 2010
  • Calliope, A Cobblestone Publication,"The Last Trek","Burial at Westminster",and "Victoria Falls"/May and June 2010
  • p. 40-41,42 and 16.
  • AppleSeeds, A Cobblestone Publication,"Dirty Jobs are his Business(Mike Rowe)" Cover Story/May and June 2010, p. 2-3.
  • Cobblestone, A Cobblestone Publication,"Opening Day-Brooklyn Bridge"/March 2010, pages.4-7
  • Calliope, A Cobblestone Publication,"Nigerian Dying Pits/September 2010, p. 13-14
  • Dig Magazine, A Cobblestone Publication,"Sweet Buzz"/April 2010, p. 16-17.
  • Highlights for Children 1/2012:My article,"Cooking for Presidents" was published. I interviewed Walter Scheib who, for 11 years, cooked for two Presidents and their families.
  • AppleSeeds: "A Long Hot Walk", pages 10-11. January/2012(Ed Stafford waked the length of the Amazon River
  • My article,"Flight of the Desert Eagle" was published in the 2/2013, issue of Jack and Jill Magazine.


  • My Article,"The Robot That Goes to School" was published in the April 2013 issue of Jack and Jill Magazine.
  • A number of Fast Fact articles and News Shorts appear regularly in Boys' Life Magazine
  • I have written 26 story books from 2011-present for Purple Turtle.Check out a free download,"Purple Meets Freddy at the Lilly Pad" at this link:Purple Meets Freddy at the Lilly Pad



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