“A gifted storyteller with a distinctive voice, Samantha has the unique abilities to make the personal universal, to make the world and characters she’s created come to life on the page, and to make the reader feel deeply.”

Colleen Sell, Editor, A Cup of Comfort series

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    “Grieving the F,” A Cup of Comfort Favorites

    Avon, MA: Adams Media:, 2005

  • “The Pentathlete Who Went Out of His Way,” The Christian Science Monitor

    “The Pentathlete Who Went Out of His Way,” The Christian Science Monitor

    August 5, 2004

    That day an extraordinary man gave me not just my glasses, but an important reminder of the connective tissue that binds us all to each other.

  • Young Rebel. C.C. Publications

    Young Rebel. C.C. Publications

    1985, rights now owned by Mcgraw-Hill

  • “The Middle Ages: Nuturing Critical Thinking,” Challenge

    “The Middle Ages: Nuturing Critical Thinking,” Challenge

    March/April, 1985

  • Your Gifted Child: Masterpiece in the Making

    Your Gifted Child: Masterpiece in the Making

    Oregon Association of Talented and Gifted, 1982

  • “On Guard,” Fortunes Anthology

    “On Guard,” Fortunes Anthology

    Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1982

  • Parenting Gifted Children, Salem: Oregon State Department

    Parenting Gifted Children, Salem: Oregon State Department

    1979

  • Parenting: Four Patterns in Child-Rearing

    Parenting: Four Patterns in Child-Rearing

    New York: Hart Publishing Company, 1978

  • Curriculum for Portland Public Schools

    Curriculum for Portland Public Schools

    Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, and STATO, a Head Start teacher training Program. 1975-1977