Dave Gardner, Solvay TA, wrote The Commandments of Lacrosse, a book featuring 50 rules to follow to become a better teammate and lacrosse player. For more information, visit http://LacrosseCommandments.com.
Nancy Schniedewind, UUP New Paltz, and Mara Sapon-Shevin authored Educational Courage: Resisting the Ambush of Public Education. Described as a "collection of empowering stories bringing together the voices of teachers, parents, and educational activists," the book is published by Beacon Press. Visit http://beaconpress.typepad.com/educationalcourage.
Kate Winter, UUP University at Albany retired, has published Lost Twain: A Novel of Hawai'i. The historical fiction is based on a period in 1866 when Samuel Clemens was lost on the island of Maui for six weeks. The book pieces together what really happened. For more information, visit http://outskirtspress.com/bookstore/.
Elaine Wolf, United Teachers of Island Trees retiree, wrote Danny's Mom, an adult novel about a grief-stricken mother who launches a campaign against bullying in the high school in which she works as a guidance counselor. For more info, visit www.amazon.com or www.authorelainewolf.com.
Joe Zarzynski, RC 10, and Peter Pepe recently published Documentary Filmmaking for Archaeologists. The book offers a step-by-step description of the process of making a documentary — everything from initial pitches to production companies to final cuts in the editing. Other topics include guidance on establishing budgets, writing scripts and other tasks required to produce and distribute a film. For more info, visit www.lcoastpress.com/book.php?id=406.