It is a good omen for the cover of a book intended to tell the story of the great emigrant trails across the far western frontier,
Natalie Tinti is a fifth grader living in Southern California. With her passion and talent of illustrating, she has won many awards for her excellence. Natalie's book, Sewing a Friendship
A devourer of books growing up, my profession introduced me to writings and authors from times long past. Through my studies and teaching, I fell in love with the Ancient and Medieval Worlds. Now, I hope to inspire young readers and those Young-at-Heart to read more through my Tales and Legends for Reluctant Readers set in these worlds.
Craig Conrad is a nationally known T.V. host, author, lecturer, and former teacher famed for his weekly Friday Stories and his life changing presentation, THE UNSTOPPABLE YOU, which has inspired students, schools, and communities for decades. Craig’s twenty-six year, innovative and energetic teaching career has earned him six nominations for Who’s Who Best Teachers in America, the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education from Colorado Governor, Roy Romer, and awarded the first ever national Tradition of Excellence Award. Craig has also been featured on ABC World News and NBC Nightly News programs, and CBS The Early Show. Craig feels his greatest achievement was students that he inspired, who went from listening to his stories, to living them..
Historic LoDo: Kat Von D, the charismatic star of TLC’s hit show LA Ink, sign her new book The Tattoo Chronicles, which gives fans an unscripted and uncensored look at a crucial year in her personal and professional life. Featuring a rich anthology of intimate entries from her diary, plus a wealth of personal memorabilia, sketches, and photography shot by Kat especially for the new book, The Tattoo Chronicles reveals the passions, frustrations, and creative process of the real Kat Von D, one of the world’s most renowned tattoo artists.