ABOUT SARA SHACTER

  • Sara F. Shacter began her career in children’s publishing as a contributing editor of ASK, a nonfiction magazine published by the Cricket Magazine Group. Since then, she has written articles for ASK, Click, Highlights for Children, and YES Mag: Canada’s Science Magazine for Kids. Her picture book titles include Heading to the Wedding (Red Rock Press) and Just So Willow (Sterling).

    Having been a teacher for ten years, Sara enjoys educational publishing as well. She served as copy editor for one of World Book’s Childcraft Annuals and contributed articles to two other volumes. In addition, Sara co-authored three teacher’s guides for Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry.

    Sara LOVES doing school visits! She believes active participation and laughter are the keys to a successful presentation.

    She  is currently working on a middle-grade novel and several picture books. Visit her at: www.sarafshacter.com. Sara is represented by Adriana Domínguez of Full Circle Literary.

PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore


  • Magazine Articles
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    A Good Team: Animals and Their Trainers

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    Highlights for Children

    2005

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    Clock Watching

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    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2002

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    Dan Namingha

    (Article)


    Childcraft: Native North Americans

    2004

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    Dino Eggs...and What's Inside

    (Article)


    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2002

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    Dragon on Guard!

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    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2003

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    Earth-Shattering Burps

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    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2002

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    Ghostbusters

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    Childcraft: Heroes and Helpers

    2003

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    Lost Sounds

    (Article)


    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2010

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    Maria Tallchief

    (Article)


    Childcraft: Native North Americans

    2004

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    Oren Lyons

    (Article)


    Childcraft: Native North Americans

    2004

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    Puffin Protectors

    (Article)


    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2002

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    Robo-Rats

    (Article)


    Childcraft: Heroes and Helpers

    2003

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    Sailing to the Stars

    (Article)


    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2002

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    Sleeping for Science

    (Article)


    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2002

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    Tattletale Brains

    (Article)


    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2002

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    This Job is a Keeper

    (Article)


    Yes Mag: Canada's Science Magazine for Kids

    2003

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    Wampanoag Spoken Here

    (Article)


    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2010

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    Who Never Forgets?

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    ASK: Arts and Sciences for Kids

    2003

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    Wilma Mankiller

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    Childcraft: Native North Americans

    2004

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    You Don't Need Dirt

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    Click

    2002