Tom Matthews, UUP Geneseo and a NYSUT Board member, wrote Building Leaders One Hour at a Time: Guidebook for Leadership Development. The book tells the story of the development of the GOLD Leadership Program at SUNY Geneseo and provides lesson plans for creating short courses on leadership and life skills. To order, visit http://cjmbooks.com/BuildingLeadersOneHourataTime.asp.
JoAnn Meaker, Fairport Education Association retiree, wrote My Dear Emma, a story of a woman and her daughter fighting to survive after personal tragedies force them to move across the country. They later discover Civil War letters and diaries that impact their lives. The story within a story follows the real life experiences of Addison Beardsley from Oxford, N.Y., who fought in the 10th New York Cavalry. He is interred at the Richmond National Cemetery. For more information, visit http://www.amazon.com/ or http://www.joan%1fnmeaker.com/.
J. Johannes Froebel-Parker, Ravena Coeymans Selkirk TA, wrote Grandma Harrington and the Queen's Wardrobe: (Abuelita Harrington y el Vestuario de la Reina) (English and Spanish edition). In this bilingual story of Mary Rogers, Lady Harrington, Froebel-Parker sews the connections between the Harringtons and the Tudors into little Robert Harrington's journey to the Massachusetts Bay Colony as part of the Winthrop Fleet in 1630. To order, visit http://www.amazon.com/.
Martha Tuck Rozett, UUP Albany, has published When People Wrote Letters: A Family Chronicle. The tale, told through letters, photographs, clippings, excerpts from an unpublished autobiography and a family history narrative, takes the reader around the globe and through two world wars. For more information, visit http://bookhouse.indiebound.com/.
Werner Weingartner, a United Federation of Teachers retiree, wrote Math Fun For Everyone. Available as both a softcover and e-book, the book weaves in math puzzles and projects with numerous stories about math and life experiences. Published by iUniverse, the book is available at several major online retailers, including http://www.amazon.com/ and http://www.barnesandnoble.com/.