Associate biology professor Peter Daempfle, a member of United University Professions SUNY Delhi chapter, has published Essential Biology: An Applied Approach. The textbook is appropriate for introductory college biology courses and is published by Kendall Hunt Publishers. It's available at www.amazon.com or https://he.kendallhunt.com/product/essential-biology-applied-approach-0.
Ann Marie Gilligan, an elementary school teacher and member of the Mount Vernon Federation of Teachers, has written her first children's book, Jim Rat. Published by Hazelbrook Publishing, the book is for ages 6–8 and encourages children to focus on their own uniqueness. The book is available online at Barnes and Noble and www.amazon.com.
School psychologist Wendy L. Moss, Cold Spring Harbor Teachers Association, has written The Tween Book: A Growing-Up Guide for the Changing You with co-author Dr. Donald A. Moses. The book, geared to youth between 9–13 years of age, is "chock full of tips, advice, research, and reflection questions to help you navigate the tween experience." Published by Magination Press, the book is available at www.apa.org/pubs/magination/441B168.aspx or www.amazon.com.
Rosalind Panepento, United Federation of Teachers retiree, has written The House that Cried, a book about homelessness, community and young people affecting change. Panepento retired after 35 years of teaching English, French and public speaking in New York City high schools. The book is available at www.amazon.com.
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