Edith Hope Fine is a teacher turned children’s writer with numerous newspaper and magazine credits. Her fifteenth book is Water, Weed, and Wait (Tricycle Press, Fall 2010, co-author Angela Demos Halpin).
Armando and the Blue Tarp School (Lee & Low Books, co-author Judith Josephson), a 2009–2010 California Young Reader nominee. The story of teacher David Lynch whose first school for the children who live by the Tijuana dump was a blue tarp spread on the ground. He’s now built four schools and helped thousands of kids find a better life. This is David's 30th year working with Tijuana students.
CryptoMania! Teleporting into Greek and Latin with the CryptoKids (Tricycle Press). Five friends teleport to adventure in this zany tale, which introduces 200 basic Greek and Latin roots. (www.cryptokids.com)
Under the Lemon Moon (Lee & Low). When the Night Man damages her lemon tree, Anciana helps Rosalinda learn sharing and forgiveness. (www.edithfine.com)
Nitty-Gritty Grammar: A Not-So-Serious Guide to Clear Communication (Ten Speed Press, co-author Judith Josephson).
More Nitty-Gritty Grammar: Another Not-So-Serious Guide to Clear Communication (Ten Speed Press, co-author Judith Josephson). Two handy grammar guides that cover grammar basics with humor and clarity. www.grammarpatrol.com
I'm active in the San Diego SCBWI and enjoy speaking at southern California schools, libraries, organizations.
Member since 1987
Region: California: San Diego
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