A Whole New eBook

August 16,2013
My first book, A Whole New Ball Game: The Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, certainly has had staying power. Every year, I get e-mails from students who have used the book for papers and History Day projects about the league. This year, I even was contacted by

Sporty Girl Books Blog

August 12,2013
Twenty years ago, when I published my first book (A Whole New Ball Game), very few people were writing about girls or women in sports. Things have changed so much that today, there's a blog dedicated to "sporty" books for girls. Launched in April 2013, Sporty Girl Books is packed

Bike Expo New York

April 23,2013
I'm excited to be speaking at this year's Bike Expo New York, the largest consumer bike expo in the United States. (It's FREE and open to the public.) Timed to lead into the already sold-out TD Five Boro Bike Tour, the expo focuses on urban cycling, New York style. During

Me and the Rollergirls

March 20,2013
Some of you may know I've been working on a nonfiction picture book about Roller Derby in 1948. (Look for it in Spring 2014, with illustrations by the wonderful Matt Collins.) That makes me all kinds of thrilled about the appearance I'll be making for Women's History Month at Bergen

Tireside Chat

March 2,2013
On Sunday, March 10, 2013, I'll be giving a Women's History Month "Tireside Chat" at the United States Bicycling Hall of Fame in Davis, California. If you're in the area, come hear about the impact that the bicycle had on American popular culture in general and women's lives in particular