By Stephani Martinell Eaton, above photo by Lisa Ratnavira
Kathleen Duey, award-winning and beloved author, teacher, and mentor died from cardiac arrest on June 26 at her home in Fallbrook, California. She was 69.
Kathleen Duey, a Mentoring Children’s Book Author, Dies at 69 from The New York Times. Peek: “A prolific writer, she published more than 75 books, including a Best Seller and a National Book Award finalist,
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By Stephani Martinell Eaton
Gail Shepherd and Karen Strong, debut middle grade authors, both found inspiration for their books in southern settings. Today they share insights about their journeys to publication.
I grew up with the Vietnam war in the background—it was always on TV. That war influenced my sensibility and my world view.
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