Brief biographies of the award winners follow: She can be found there both tournament weekends. For the past five years, she has brought 60 students from Sterling Middle School in Peoria with her to volunteer at the various games inside the March Madness Experience. In addition, she has coordinated the check-in process for the annual Legends Clinic for 10 years.
Heinemann, And many others Draper is a professional educator as well as an accomplished writer. Edwards Award for lifetime literary achievement.
In she was honored with the Anne V. Zarrow Award by the Tulsa Library Trust. She has been honored at the White House six times, and was chosen as one of only four authors in the country to speak at the National Book Festival Gala in Washington, D. Students in the US, Nigeria, and Ghana are reading the book and sharing ideas-a true intercontinental, cross-cultural experience.
Actively involved in encouraging and motivating all teachers and their students as well, she has worked all over the United States, as well as in Russia, Ghana, Togo, Kenya, Ethiopia, Bermuda, and Guam, spreading the word about the power of accomplished teaching and excellence in education.
She is the published author of numerous articles, stories, and poems. Little Sister is Not my Name! This award for fiction honors a book of outstanding literary merit in which young people deal in a positive and realistic way with difficulties in their world and grow emotionally and morally.
It was also on the Indie National Bestseller List. In addition, Out of my Mind has been selected to 32 state reading lists and has won the following state awards: Stella by Starlight has also received: Draper travels extensively and has been a guest on television and radio programs throughout the country, discussing issues of literature, reading, and education.
She is an accomplished public speaker who addresses educational and literary groups of all ages, both nationally and internationally, with entertaining readings of her poetry and novels, as well as enlightening instructional presentations.
She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her husband and a golden retriever named Honey. I learned to dream through reading, learned to create dreams through writing, and learned to develop dreamers through teaching. I shall always be a dreamer. Come dream with me. I approach the world with the eyes of an artist, the ears of a musician, and the soul of a writer.
I see rainbows where others see only rain, and possibilities when others see only problems. Classical music, art museums, and ballet are sources of inspiration, as well as blues music and dim cafes.
I love to write; words flow easily from my fingertips, and my heart beats rapidly with excitement as an idea becomes a reality on the paper in front of me. I smile often, laugh easily, and I weep at pain and cruelty.
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