Ronsdale Press to Publish New Book by Dyson and Rubenstein in September 2020

In 1970, the authors, Nancy Dyson and Dan Rubenstein, were hired as childcare workers at the Alert Bay Student Residence (formerly St. Michael’s Indian Residential School) off northern Vancouver Island. Shocked when Indigenous children were forcibly taken from their families, punished for speaking their…

Friends Journal Praises A “…Well‐researched cliffhanger…”

Railroad of Courage By Dan Rubenstein and Nancy Dyson. Ronsdale Press, 2017. 162 pages. $11.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 9–12. Reviewed by Jerry Mizell Williams on December 1, 2018 in the Friends Journal. Against the stark reality of slavery on a South Carolina plantation…

Railroad of Courage Selected for the 2018 list of Best Books for Kids & Teens

See the selection at:  http://bestbooks.bookcentre.ca/#/search/railroad%2520of%2520courage

Post on North Country Public Radio about Railroad of Courage

North Country Public Radio posted this notice under Regional News: Books: “Railroad of Courage”Post by Todd Moe (Weekday Morning Host and Producer) , in Canton, NY Cover detail: Railroad of Courage, Dan Rubenstein and Nancy Dyson, Ronsdale Press, 2017 Feb 07, 2018 — A…

Authors Make Black History Presentation to 750 Students at Ashbury College, 12 February 2018

Posting from Ashbury Week, 15 February 2018 “Often four-day weeks are even busier than usual, and this week was no exception. We started Monday’s assembly with an informative talk given by authors of the Railroad of Courage, Ms. Dyson and Mr. Rubenstein. Acknowledging that…

Interview with Todd Moe, North Country Public Radio 7 February 2018

Todd Moe, Host of Eight O’clock Hour, NCPR News Shows News From the Eight O’Clock Hour, 2/7/18 by NCPR News , in Canton, NY You can listen to the Interview by Todd Moe and the authors.  Just go to the link and move right…

Authors Sign Books at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, 2018

Authors with Team from the Publishers Group Canada at the OLA. Nancy signing books. Dan and Nancy had the privilege of attending the Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) Super Conference, “Fearless by Design.”   The OLA event was held from January 31 to February 3…

Book in Chapters/Indigo Stores across Canada

We were delighted to see our book on display at the local Chapters in Gloucester, Ontario..  Our friend, Don Mahar, author of Shattered Illusions, a fascinating, real life Cold War Espionage story, suggested we work with Christine Trapp Longley, Customer Experience Manager.  She was…

Article about Railroad of Courage, Poughkeepsie Journal

‘Railroad of Courage’ taps into Dutchess history Tale of secret passage at Poughkeepsie Day School inspires young reader novel, “Railroad of Courage” ‘Railroad of Courage’ taps into Dutchess history “Railroad of Courage”(Photo: Courtesy photo) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Poughkeepsie native Dan Rubenstein has co-authored a young reader…

Book Launch – Oct 21, 2017 at Books on Beechwood

q Dan with Hillary, owner of the wonderful bookstore. We had a lovely gathering of friends who came to the book launch.  Thank you all for coming!    Dan and Nancy.