Here's the group that created JEANS! Would you like to perform JEANS! at your school? Let us know! yackybooks@hotmail.com

Dexter Fidler, artist director of Peninsula Youth Theatre, came to see the staged reading of JEANS!

Author Visit

Recent bookstore appearances:

Kepler's Books, Menlo Park, CA Saturday, December 6 11 am

The Reading Bug, San Carlos, CA Sunday, December 7 11 am

Linden Tree Books, Los Altos Sunday, December 7 2pm


Recent public appearances:

Books Inc., Mountain View, CA Sunday, November 9 4pm

City of Mountain View Library Saturday, November 15 1pm

San Diego Jewish Book Fair Sunday, November 16 12noon


Recent and Upcoming School Presentations:

Peninsula Jewish Community Center Nursery School November 5

Brandeis Hillel Day School, SF November 12

Gideon Hausner Day School, Palo Alto November 21

Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills November 23

Oshman Family JCC, Palo Alto December 5

Brandeis Day School, San Raphael December 9

Congregation Beth David, Saratoga December 14

Peninsula Temple Sholom, Burlingame December 15



Earlier in 2014:

Holy Spirit School, San Jose March 2014








Stories on Stage contains a readers' theater version of The Jade Stone as well as many other plays. Available through Aaron Shepard.

Selected Works

New Works
All 7 titles of the Native American series are now available in hardcover and in paperback.
Picture Book
The Great Emperor of All China orders a the stone carver Chan Lo to carve a dragon of wind and fire, but is that what the stone wants to be?
Non-Fiction
How did the Comanche live long ago? What about today? Who were the Seminole and why are they called "the undefeated"?
Picture Books
Old Juana grows the biggest and best pumpkins! "What is her secret ?" wonders Foolish Fernando. Now the fun begins!
A "dragon of wind and fire" demands the great Emperor of All China. But is that what Chan Lo hears in the stone?
Theatre, Photo Essay
Ten year-old Chessa is in a play. Join her in rehearsal, set-building, makeup, performance. All aspects of theatre--on onstage and backstage!