Ellen Rothberg spends most of her days as an elementary school guidance counselor in Sugar Land, Texas, which affords her the opportunity to gain insight into what makes today’s kids tick. Along with that knowledge comes the irresistible urge to share the funny and sometimes prophetic things they do. By fictionalizing their best traits (and some of their not-so-best traits), she often creates works that entertain and teach at the same time.
Her works of fiction include the Sue Ellen series of picture books, Don’t Eat the Bluebonnets, Hayfest, A Holiday Quest, and Bully in the Barnyard, all written with co-author, Ellen Leventhal. The Ellens are currently working on a middle grade chapter book that, again, invites a glimpse into a child’s very humorous attempts to make his world a better place.
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Space City 6: Houston Stories from the Weird to the Wonderful
by Mandy Broughton, Black Mare Books, Ellen Leventhal, K C Maguire, Ellen Rothberg, & Monica Shaughnessy
Space City 6 is a collection of short stories from the Space City Scribes author collective. Meet merfolk, the Allen brothers, a WWII tank commander, and a whiskey-lovin', bloodthirsty jackalope. Survive an active shooter, face discrimination as a vampire, and explore the ruined tunnel system of Houston in the far future. Whether you like fantasy or realism, Space City 6 has a story for you
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