Each week, we celebrate one of our successful self-publishing authors in our Self-Publishing Author Spotlight. This week Outskirts Press proudly features Dorothy Sweet Calhoun, author of several books through Outskirts Press. Learn more about Dorothy Sweet Calhoun and her educational works in this week’s Self-Publishing Author Spotlight.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
After thirty-five years as a teacher, Dorothy Sweet Calhoun began her new career as a writer, which has allowed her to continue pursuing her educational and teaching interests. She believes that a child’s success in adulthood begins with being taught powerful, positive concepts and about consequences very early in life. In addition to teaching, Dorothy wrote curriculum and served as an assistant principal. She was named Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, awarded All American Scholar, and honored twice as an Unsung Hero. Dorothy continues to serve her community and her church, and often serves her school as a substitute teacher.
The Princesses of Arvally
The two princesses have come of age, and it’s time for everyone in the land of Arvallay to celebrate. But there’s one problem: Princess Thenia loves the color pink and wants everything at the celebration to be pink, and Princess Mykel loves blue and wants everything to be blue. The king turns to the boys and girls of Arvallay for help. How they solve the problem saves the day for the young princesses and teaches them valuable lessons they will remember forever.
Format: 8 x 10 color casebound glossy, 21 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (June 24, 2014)
Genre: JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
Six Bees for Children
This book is a collection of “Educational Wisdoms” and guiding principles for all children in grades K – 5. Over the years, as parents and teachers, we have made great efforts to teach our children these wisdoms and principles. With some we have been successful and with others not as much so. This hands-on treasure will be a valuable tool to any parent, grandparent, teacher in the classroom, and especially home school parents who foster great one-on-one learning. In addition, young children as well as older children can learn much from this terrific book, which might help to inspire success, build personal development and more self-esteem at the childrens’ various levels of maturity.
Format: 8.5 x 8.5 color, 28 pages
Format: 8 x 10 color casebound glossy, 28 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Aug 3, 2012)
Genre: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Issues / Manners & Etiquette
Why Dinosaurs Are ExtinctWhy are dinosaurs extinct? This whimsical story for ages eight and up answers that question with a fictional twist on the beloved Bible story of Noah and the Ark. This unique and colorful book will inspire young imaginations while helping children build a strong Godly character.
Format: 8 x 10 color casebound glossy, 29 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (June 25, 2014)
Genre: JUVENILE FICTION / Religious / Christian / Learning Concepts
School Behavioral Issues In The USA
This book is from the author’s perspective as a veteran educator. It is intended to offer some insight, and stir minds to want to arrive at behavioral solutions, more suggestions, and more discussions concerning our children. Also, to help generate a measure of help for students, parents, school districts, and America’s communities.
Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream, 56 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Aug 14, 2015)
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