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It's 1814 and the British are Coming ...       


          To My Newest Novel !!

Historical Fiction

How Much Do You Know About the War of 1812 ??

It's the summer of 1814.


The British are advancing on Baltimore where Jacob Franks and his family live.


They've already burned down Washington, D.C.


Will Baltimore be next?


Jacob and his friends do their best to help by digging trenches and building ramparts. They bring kosher food to the Jewish soldiers at Fort McHenry. But will the people of Baltimore be able to protect their beloved city and save America?




      Or Try My Award-Winning Sports Novel ...


After competing both in the Jewish school they attend and on the baseball field, ninth-grader Reuven and his younger brother Avi find that teamwork is better than competition.



Winner, Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award

Sydney Taylor Notable Book, 2008

PJ Our Way Book Club Selection


All-Star Season is sure to be a hit with young baseball fans.

-- Amit Magazine


…will engage a young reader from the first page. [Who] doesn't relate to sibling rivalry, team competition, school achievement and family relations? Add girls … and you've got the perfect mix for this age group.

 -- Chicago Jewish Star




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