The Medina Journal Register, the newspaper in the village where I grew up, ran a great article on Champlain and the Silent One today, including a lengthy Q and A that I did with the reporter. You can read it here.
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If you know me at all, you know how I feel about chocolate, but seriously…this note from a local teacher just made my whole week.Dear Kate,I just picked up 45 copies of your new book – it looks to be exactly what I needed to help commemorate the Quad. I am only a few pages [...]
His tribe calls him Silent One. He hasn’t spoken since his uncle died fighting the Iroquois. But in the winter of 1609, a new language echoes through the north woods. Samuel de Champlain and his Frenchmen speak of friendship and promise to help the Innu people fight their enemies. This time, Silent One must join [...]
1. My new regional MG historical novel, Champlain and the Silent One, is available for pre-order on Amazon! Seeing it there with a cover and a blurb and everything brings it one step closer to real. The book is due out early next month, and I’ll be signing copies at the Burlington Book Festival on [...]
The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum has a fantastic reputation when it comes to staff development for teachers, so I was thrilled to be a part of today’s workshop called Teaching the Quad, helping educators prepare for the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s voyage in 1609. I talked about Using Historical Fiction in the Classroom [...]