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Lake Bluff History museum offers look at homegrown, products

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-forest/news/ct-lfr-lake-bluff-history-museum-tl-0517-story.html

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Kankakee’s Daily Journal covers Peotone High School event

April 27, 2018 – Daily Journal, Kankakee, IL http://www.daily-journal.com/news/local/is-there-a-holocaust-renaissance-in-our-future/article_5339f046-4986-11e8-a2fb-175ee34814a3.html

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THREE STARS is the Junior Library Guild’s August 2018 book in the Middle School Non-fiction category

 

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If you are estranged from a sibling…

Please participate in the survey for my next book. Your privacy is protected. My interest in this topic is rooted in my personal story; my older brother and I didn’t talk to each other for most of my adult life. Over time, we did reconcile, and that […]

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Viking/Penguin buys FSC’s next project!

From Publisher’s Marketplace: March 6, 2018 Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships Fern Schumer Chapman’s RETURNING BY THE ROAD WE CAME: On Sibling Relationships, Lost and Found Again, an exploration of estrangement and reconciliation between sisters and brothers, and how these relationships can be transformed, to Carole Desanti at Viking, by […]

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News from Jane Addams Junior High School

 Jane Addams JHS eighth-graders were riveted during an assembly this morning as they listened to award-winning author Fern Schumer Chapman share the story of her mother, 92-year-old Holocaust refugee Edith Westerfeld – and then heard from Westerfeld herself. The presentation tied in with the students’ studies of […]

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Junior Library Guild selects THREE STARS IN THE NIGHT SKY for fall list 2018

At the age of 12, Gerda Katz fled Nazi Germany and came to America all by herself. Decades before the label gained recognition, she became what’s now known as an “unaccompanied minor.” Gerda’s story of family separation reflects the dislocating trauma, culture shock, and excruciating loneliness many […]

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ABC-7 features FSC presentation at Algonquin Middle School

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Upcoming event at Chillicothe Public Library

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New interview with FSC in Children’s Book Insider

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