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For the School Market . . .

A Major National School Publisher

A wrap-copy teacher's edition for Grade 6 of a major national basal reading program, 2000

Produced 1500+ book pages of lesson commentary and teacher support text in eight weeks to meet the Publisher's emergency deadline.

Responsible for project management and editorial development. Hired, trained, and supervised an out-of-house staff of 20 writers and editors. Completed the project on time and with minimal revisions.

The project was done in association with The Learning Source Ltd. (Brooklyn, NY)

 

Modern Curriculum Press

The Write Direction. A writing process-based composition program for Grades 3-5, 1999

Three 282-page student editions and three 372-page wrap-copy teacher's editions covering narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive writing and writing to learn. Managed a team of 22 writers, editors, and specialists to complete the program.

Responsible for project management and editorial development for the series.

The project was done in association with The Learning Source Ltd. (Brooklyn, NY)

 

Grolier Educational

Working Dogs. Juvenile trade 1997
Farm Birds. Juvenile trade 1997
Nonfiction titles in Grolier's ongoing
Nature's Children series

Two 48-page hardcover illustrated works of nonfiction for middle-grades readers; available for sale in sets and as individual titles.
Author: 2 books


Troll Communications

Troll Teacher Ideas series
TestWise: Strategies for Success on Standardized Tests 1997.
Primary Level (grades 1-3)
and Intermediate Level (grades 4-6).

The TestWise books help teachers prepare their students to take the most recent editions of the three most commonly administered standardized tests, the CTBS, the ITBS, and the CAT. These books provide both testing strategies and a comprehensive package of practice tests based on these major standardized tests.
Editorial design and development: 2 books



Houghton Miffin Company

Paperbacks Plus Teacher’s Resources 1996.

Paperbacks Plus Teacher’s Resources provide lesson plans for individual Paperbacks Plus titles that provide choice for reading and responding, as well as teaching activities and blackline masters for selection-related skills and cross-curricular activities.
Manuscript development: 12 books


Sundance Publishers

New Voices 1995, 1996 for grades 6–12

Reader-response based active-reading guides for multicultural fiction and nonfiction literature.
Editorial design and development: 8 student guides and 8 teaching guides in an ongoing series


LEAP Nonfiction 1995, for grades 2–6

Enrichment activity packets for new paperback nonfiction units
Editorial design and development: 29 student guides in an ongoing series


LIFT (Literature Is For Thinking) 1992, 1995, for grades 6–8

Thematic Learning Units
Editorial design and development: 19 active-reading student books in an ongoing series


Novel Ideas Plus and Dramatic Ideas Plus 1993, 1994, for grades 6–12

Reader-response based active-reading guides for novels and plays.
Editorial design and development: 34 student guides and 34 teaching guides in an ongoing series


Sundance Big Books 1992, 1993

Teaching guides, for multicultural, predictable, and interdisciplinary K–2 Big Books.
Editorial design and development: 30 titles in an ongoing series



Steck-Vaughn Company

Steck Vaughn Mystery, Steck-Vaughn Adventure, Steck-Vaughn Science Fiction 1995

Unit teaching guides, for novel- and magazine-based below-level supplementary reading units for grades 9–12.
Editorial Design and development: 3 unit teaching guides




And major grammar, composition, and literature projects for market-leading basal programs . . .

Glencoe
Literature-based grammar workshops for grades 9–12 of Writer's Choice: Composition and Grammar, 1993

McDougal, Littell & Co
Writing handbook chapters for the student editions of The Writer’s Craft
, grades 7 and 8, 1993

Globe Book Company
The editorial design for the teacher's editions of the Tapestry multicultural literature anthology, 1993

For Other Markets . . .

Book design and typography

The Urban History Press
The Murrays of Murray Hill, by Charles Monaghan. Urban History Press: Brooklyn, NY, 1998. The biography of the Quaker merchant family that gave its name to the Murray Hill section of New York City.
Cover design, book design, typesetting

Fund-raising booklets, handbooks, promotional brochures, flyers, and newspaper space ads for various profit and not-for-profit companies and organizations, including

Urban History Press
A small press dedicated to publishing significant works by new authors about New York City history

The South Brooklyn Hockey League
A member league of USA Hockey Inline (Boulder, CO), the parent group of all roller hockey in the United States

The Dillon Center at St. Joseph's College
A laboratory preschool and kindergarten in Brooklyn, NY

Ocean Breeze, Inc.
A mid-level medical supplies distribution company in Staten Island, NY

Bilateral Credit Corp.
A mid-sized financial services company in New York City

Maloney & Associates, Inc.
A privately held advertising/public relations firm in Brooklyn, NY

Infants & Toddlers, Inc.
A licensed educational services company in Brooklyn, NY, that provides in-home programs for children with disabilities

Francis of Paola PreSchool
A private preschool in Brooklyn, NY, that provides state-mandated services for children with disabilities


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