Sunday, April 27, 2014

Dick's Sporting Good's Sports Matter Program

I've been busy working on upcoming fiction and manners books (and working on publicity for So you think you babysit monsters?, but haven't had much interesting progress to share just yet.

But I did want to share information about the Dick's Sporting Good's Sports Matter project.  I actually heard it on the radio when I was driving last week. Because of my book The Kids' (and parents', too!) Book of Good Sportsmanship  (written because of our family's interest in sports), I logged onto my laptop to check it out once I was home.

Sports programs are being affected by school budget cuts and this project is helping raise money for schools.  Schools are encouraged to do their own fundraising and Dick's will match it dollar for dollar.  You can choose to support a specific school or donate to a general fund.

Donations of any amount are accepted. Just wanted to share this fundraiser in case you are interested in children's sports.

Have a great weekend!


Monday, March 3, 2014

Read an ebook week March 2nd - March 8th

Just wanted to let you know that I am participating in Read an Ebook Week on Smashwords.
 If you use this code, RW100, you can download any of my books for free.
Hope you find something you like.


Saturday, February 8, 2014

No power, but a nice review

Dear Bookworms:

We are part of the deep freeze and many days-long power outage taking place in Pennsylvania. Things couldn't be more miserable ... except one bright spot: during sporadic internet usage at various wifi hot spots I was able to check emails, find this review of So you think you babysit monsters? and share it here:

"The first in a series of novels for middle school age readers (The Abercrombie Family Business: Totally True, Tir Griffin Stories), author Leslie A. Susskind presents an impressive set of storytelling skills in "So you think you babysit monsters?". A wonderfully entertaining read from cover to cover, "So you think you babysit monsters?" is very highly recommended for young readers and will prove an enduringly popular addition to school and community libraries."

It's from Julie Summers of Julie's Bookshelf, for Midwest Book Review. It really made my day. Now if the power would just come back on!

Take care and stay warm,