Find these stories at your local library:

  • “Fiddle Fanatic” (fiction). Highlights, June 2015.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted.” National Geographic KIDS, September 2014.
  • “Amazing Animals.” National Geographic KIDS, August 2014.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted.” National Geographic KIDS, June/ July 2014.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted.” National Geographic KIDS, April 2014.
  • “The Bully and the Can Queen” (fiction). Spider, April 2014.
  • “Incredible Animal Friends.” National Geographic KIDS, March 2014.
  • “Amazing Animals.” National Geographic KIDS, September 2013.
  • “Amazing Animals.” National Geographic KIDS, May 2013.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted.” National Geographic KIDS, March 2013.
  • “Incredible Animal Friends.” National Geographic KIDS, December 2012/ January 2013.
  • “Incredible Animal Friends.” National Geographic KIDS, October 2012.
  • “Wacky World.” National Geographic KIDS, May 2012.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, April 2012.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, February 2012.
  • “Amazing Animals.” National Geographic KIDS, February 2012.
  • “Stress a Rest.” Insight, January 2012.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, December 2011; January 2012.
  • “Getting a Kick Out of German.” Faces, December 2011.
  • “Planes on the Brain.” Faces, October 2011.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, August 2011.
  • “Not Everyone Is Doing It.” Listen, April 2011.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, February 2011.
  • “Amazing Animals.” National Geographic KIDS, October 2010.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, September 2010.
  • “The Fieriest Temper in Firewater Springs.” Cricket, July/ August 2010. (short story)
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, April 2010.
  • “The Buzz About Butterfly Gardens.” Listen, April 2010.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, February 2010.
  • “Giving It His Best Shot.” Listen, February 2010.
  • “Can You Relate?” Listen, February 2010.
  • “Eyes on the Prize.” Listen, January 2010.
  • “Addicted to Porn.” Listen, January 2010.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, May 2009.
  • “Animal Fun!” Winner, May 2009.
  • “Evren Ozan: The Accidental Musician.” Winner, April 2009.
  • “Everybody Loves Tequan.” Listen, March 2009.
  • “Go for the Goal.” Winner, March 2009.
  • “Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, March 2009.
  • “More than Just a Sticky Square.” Winner, February 2009.
  • “Ryan Hreljac: The Boy Who Built a Well.” Winner, February 2009.
  • “Reaching Her Dream–the Right Way.” Listen, February 2009.
  • “Owl Rides Bike.” National Geographic KIDS, February 2009.
  • “Amazing Young Inventors.” Winner, December 2008.
  • “Getting to the Top One Tournament at a Time.” Listen, December 2008.
  • “Evan Jacobsen: A Natural High.” National Geographic KIDS, December 2008.
  • “Gorilla Copycats.” National Geographic KIDS, November 2008.
  • “Behind the Scenes of the New Movie: ‘Beverly Hills Chihuahua.” National Geographic KIDS, October 2008.
  • “Michelle Larcher de Brito: Tennis Teen.” Winner, November 2008.
  • “The Accidental Musician.” Listen, November 2008.
  • “Raving About Caving!” Winner, October 2008.
  • “Raimi Merritt: Riding the Waves of Success.” Winner, September 2008.
  • “The Truth Behind the New Movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.” National Geographic KIDS, May 2008
  • “Evan Jacobsen: A Natural High” (cover story). Listen, May 2008.
  • “The New 7 Wonders of the World.” National Geographic KIDS, April 2008.
  •  ”Stupid Criminals Busted!” National Geographic KIDS, April 2008.
  • “Kick the Gossip Habit.” Guide, April 5, 2008.
  • “UFO Mystery.” National Geographic KIDS, March 2008.
  • “Gallant Kids: EJ Richardson.” Highlights, Feb. 2008.
  • “Host a Different Kind of Party.” Winner, Jan. 2008.
  • “TIP Teens Shine in a Crisis.” Listen, Jan. 2008.
  • “Action!” National Geographic KIDS, Dec. 2007 – Jan. 2008.
  • “From 7th Heaven to Cloud 9″ (cover story). Listen, Dec. 2007.
  • “The Baasches: Helping Others Through Music” (cover story). Winner, Dec. 2007.
  • “Michael Sessions: Teen Mayor” (cover story). Listen, Nov. 2007.
  • “Matt Morton: Empowering Others.” Listen, Nov. 2007.
  • “The Move It/ Improve It Club” (short story). Winner, Nov. 2007.
  • “The Comeback Kid.” Winner, Oct. 2007.
  • “Earth-Friendly Vacations.” National Geographic KIDS, Oct. 2007.
  • “Where’d They Film That?” National Geogaphic KIDS, Sept. 2007.
  • “When Is a Fish Not a Fish?” The Christian Science Monitor KidSpace, Sept. 18, 2007.
  • “Teens Help the Hungry.” Guide, July 2007.
  • ” Spider-Man 3.” National Geographic KIDS, May 2007.
  • “Twenty-Four Hours Before the Mast.” Highlights, May 2007.
  • “Raimi Merritt: Riding the Waves of Success” (cover story). Listen, May 2007.
  • “Billy Gilman: The Comeback Kid” (cover story). Listen, April 2007.
  • “The Pornography Problem.” Listen, April 2007.
  • “The Faith/ Culture Connection.” My Friend, March 2007.
  • “The Baasch Family Ensemble: Music and Medicine” (cover story). Listen, March 2007.
  • “More Than Just a Sticky Square.” Listen, March 2007.
  • “The Christmas Ark.” (cover story) Focus on the Family Clubhouse, Dec. 2006.
  • “Tell Me Another.” Winner, Dec. 2006.
  • “Wes’ Great Idea.” Los Angeles Times, Nov. 6-10.
  • “The Knights’ Cavern,” part 2 (short story). Cricket, Nov. 2006
  • “Puppy Love.” Listen, Nov. 2006.
  • “Helping the Invisibles.” Insight (cover story), Nov. 11, 2006.
  • “The Knights’ Cavern,” part 1 (short story). Cricket, Oct. 2006.
  • “Animal Ghosts.” National Geographic KIDS (cover story), Oct. 2006.
  • “Bea Youngs: Making Her Own (Positive) Opportunities.” Listen (cover story), October 2006.
  • “Kick the Gossip Habit.” Listen, October 2006.
  • “The Truth Behind the New Movie Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties.” National Geographic KIDS, June-July 2006.
  • “Soar with the Crows.” Christian Science Monitor, May 16, 2006.
  • “How Much Would You Pay?” National Geographic KIDS, April 2006.
  • “Planes on the Brain.” Listen (cover story, cover photo, and story photos), April 2006.
  • “Kicking Butts From Coast to Coast.” Listen, April 2006.
  • “These Amazing Students Earn an A+ in Inspiration.” CollegeBound Teen, National Spring 2006.
  • “The AG Animal Hero Awards: Canine Comrade.” American Girl, Jan/ Feb 2006.
  • “A-Maze-Ing Labyrinths.” Guideposts for Kids.
  • “I Have Four Pairs of Legs,” by Rudy Garcia-Tolson as told to Elisabeth Deffner. National Geographic KIDS, Dec. 2005-Jan 2006.
  • “Helping the Hungry.” Listen, December 2005.
  • “Climbin´ Ryan.” Boys´ Quest, Oct/ Nov 2005.
  • “Dr. Sue´s Traveling Bug Zoo.” Hopscotch, Jun/ Jul 2005.
  • “Peacemakers at Work: Fund-Raising Fanatic.” Pockets, May 2005.
  • “A Kite with a Motor.” Highlights, May 2005.
  • “Tony Melendez: Giving Hope Through Faith and Song.” My Friend, January 2005.
  • “Coin Collecting for Fun and Profit.” Listen, December 2004.
  • “Do-It-Yourself Advent Calendar.” My Friend, December 2004.
  • “Making History on the Mat.” CollegeBound Teen, National Fall 2004.
  • “The Dog Jogger” (fiction). On the Line, October 2004.
  • “Puppy Love.” Clubhouse, September 2004.
  • “Do-It-Yourself Ice Cream Toppings.” Guideposts for Kids.