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"Let us never forget that government is ourselves & not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President & senators & congressmen & government officials, but the VOTERS of this country." Franklin Delano Roosevelt, POTUS No. 32

As I write, 2018 has just begun and here's wishing you lots of books + peace & joy. And we citizens are doing what we, the people, have always done: Figuring out how to govern ourselves and get along with one another, recognizing and respecting our differing points of view and ways of life, not always successfully. But as FDR's good friend and Prime Minister Winston Churchill, used to say, back in their own difficult times (the Second World War), "we bumble onward." As for me, book-wise, in late 2017 ALADDIN published my new, updated, paperbacked edition of HILLARY CLINTON: American Woman of
the World.

AND, recently published by SEAGRASS PRESS, is 30 People Who Changed the World. It's a collection of snappy, biographical Nonfiction Minutes, written by us authors at




(1.) I hope that you all will have checked out my book published by the National Geographic published 300 truly weird historical facts, most of which I found for YE OLDE WEIRD but TRUE. I swear, the past is strange as now!

(2.) When you visit An Historical Dame, at, you'll find my Betsy-Tacy Coloring Book, based on the delightful Betsy-Tacy books by Maud Hart Lovelace; AND my Laura Ingalls Wilder Note  Cards - six different drawings on six blank cards with matching envelopes - as well as my popular,  informative, and exceedingly detailed Laura Ingalls Wilder Coloring Book.



(3.) Questions about me, my books? Or just want to say hello? Feel free to email me by way of

(4.) Please click over to my new Fan Page on Facebook to keep up with the latest news, book-wise. And, pretty please, 'Like' me!

Read a lot. Write a lot. We boldly bumble onward!







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