Book Signing at Chapters, Gloucester 18 November 2017

Book Signing, 18 November, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Chapters, Gloucester

We were delighted to see that our book was on display at the local Chapters.  We had been working with Christine Trapp Longley, Customer Experience Manager.  Our friend, and author Don Mahar has made the introduction. Don, the author of Shattered Illusions, a fascinating,…

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 Beechwood Books

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.

Dan and Jim Robbins Who Grew Up in Buxton

Jim Robbins share his experiences growing up in Buxton, attending the actual school started by the founder of Buxton, Rev. William King.  Jim and Dan are seen exchanging books.  Jim’s mother, Arlie C. Robbins wrote a history of Buxton called Legacy to Buxton.  Dan…

The Books Arrive

Making a Difference, One Bed Time Story at a Time

When our book was released this week, other writers asked, “How did the story begin? What was the process?” One cold winter night, four of our grandchildren huddled around us, anxious for a new story. The children zipped up their one-piece fleece pajamas, their…

Moral Imagination and Civil Disobedience

The Underground Railroad has been described as a work of moral imagination. The term “moral imagination” can be traced back to the writer Edmund Burke who lived in the 18th century. Burke was concerned about the dramatic changes undertaken by French revolutionaries. He felt…

Start a Book Group for Youth Readers

Recently our twelve year old grand-daughter joined a book club. Yes, kids can have book clubs, just like their parents! One night, we were invited to sit down with the five girls and two parents who facilitate the club. We heard mature discussion and…