Raising strong readers

We all know the importance of literacy. It helps us communicate and make sense of our world. As an author, I love to write books that encourage children to use their imaginations and learn about God and the world around them. But, raising children who love to read can be challenging. It takes intention and…… Continue reading Raising strong readers

Letters in the Woods is a finalist in the Word Awards

Today is an exciting day for Letters in the Woods! The shortlist for the Word Awards was announced and Letters in the Woods, illustrated by Sara Thompson, was chosen as a finalist in the children’s fiction/non-fiction category. The Word Awards is a national award hosted by The Word Guild to recognize excellence in Christian writing.…… Continue reading Letters in the Woods is a finalist in the Word Awards

Kidlit resources for homeschoolers

As a homeschooler, my greatest challenge was also my greatest joy: spending all day, everyday, with my kids. I loved learning with them, seeing their faces light up when they mastered something and finding ways to tailor the learning to their strengths. But it wasn’t all fingerpaint and field trips. It was also finding ways…… Continue reading Kidlit resources for homeschoolers

It’s release day!

Letters in the Woods officially released today! I am overwhelmed by the support we have had. Everything from messages to shared posts to pre-orders. Thank you all so much! The book will also be available as an ebook for those who prefer to read on a device. There was a slight delay but I was…… Continue reading It’s release day!

Off to the printers!

Letters in the Woods, an early literacy picture book, has been sent to the printer! Holding the proof in my hands was wonderful but watching my four-year-old granddaughter read through it was surreal! Letters in the Woods will be available soon from retailers everywhere! Author Susan Reimer & Illustrator Sara Thompson with Letters in the…… Continue reading Off to the printers!