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I'm sorry the newsletter is a little later than usual. Carol and
I have just completed our first novel together. She's written
three but together we've only done nonfiction. This has been very
exciting. I've done most of the research and Carol has done most
of the writing. We've had great fun.
It's set in 1630 in Plymouth Colony and based on an actual murder
there. Killing in Plymouth Colony will be released this fall by
Houghton Mifflin. We'll be sure to mention it again when it's
Here are a couple of upcoming appearances, speeches or workshops by Carol:
You can find out more information on any of these by writing to Carol Hurst at firstname.lastname@example.org
For those who missed our last newsletter the most recent additions to our web site are:
Featured Subject: Folk and Fairy Tales, Tongue-In-Cheek Versions.
Featured Book: The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco.
Featured Subject: Kids Books Set in Schools.
Featured Title: Keeper of the Doves by Betsy Byars.
Featured Subject: Biographies and Memoirs.
Featured Subject: Reading Aloud, Recommended Titles.
Featured Author: Arnold Lobel.
Featured Book: In Plain Sight by Carol Otis Hurst.
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In Times Past
by Carol Hurst and Rebecca Otis
Integrating US History with Literature in Grades 3-8.
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