Newsletter, Volume 8, Number 3


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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 out.
- Rebecca

Here are a couple of upcoming appearances, speeches or workshops by Carol:

  • May 23, 2003 - Bishop School, Storytelling and Inservice in Norwich, CT
  • June 5, 2003 - Clay County Florida Teachers' Inservice in Jacksonville, FL

You can find out more information on any of these by writing to Carol Hurst at

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.


Next Section of Newsletter:

Featured Book: In Plain Sight by Carol Otis Hurst.