Tekla White's book, Missions of the San Francisco Bay Area, is a Lerner Publication. The Flight of the Union, published by Carolrhoda Books, is an I Can Read on My Own historical fiction story.
Ms. White has written and photographed features for magazines and The San Jose Mercury News.
She is the author and co-author of multi-cultural, reading, language arts, logic, and math workbooks. She has written stories for DC Heath, Scott Foresman, Celebration Press, and other reading programs. Two of her Evan-Moor books are Read and Understand Nonfiction for grades 4-6 and Read and Understand Fiction for grades 4-6. She adapted stories for Myths and Legends in The Read and Understand series, Literature Pockets Folktales & Fairytales for grades 2-3, and Literature Pockets Tall Tales. Her educational writing includes contributions to several textbooks and educational programs.
Ms. White received the 2002 Lighthouse for Literacy Award from the Sacramento Area Reading Association.
Ms. White is a credentialed California teacher.She received a B.A. in English writing from the University of Washington. She returned to school for a masters degree in Spanish literature from Holy Names University in Oakland and has studied anthropology and archaeology in Mexico.
Member since 1990
Region: California: North/Central
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