His Life and Works

Sadly the world lost a great visionary physicist when Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018 at the age of 76. Though Stephen has passed on, his life and works are captured in the early reader, All About Stephen Hawking.  Diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral...

We Regret to Inform You

We regret to inform you By Rand Mills, co-author of Summer Wind: A Soldier’s Road from Indiana to Vietnam Wars have many universal qualities. Recently, a friend of ours who is an army chaplain shared a story. His cell phone rang at 2:30 in the morning. He was...

A Tribute to Steelers Owner Dan Rooney

By Andrew Conte, author of The Color of Sundays, 2017 Blue River Press A few months after Bill Nunn Jr. died, his former boss Dan Rooney saw me at Steelers headquarters one day, smiled and told me, “Well that worked out perfectly for you.” It had taken me...

Martin’s Great Words

Martin’s Great Words One of the privileges I’ve enjoyed through writing All About Martin Luther King, Jr., is speaking to children.  It is an honor to talk to children about Martin’s life and the grand ideas of equality and justice that shaped his...

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

It was over a year ago when Blue River Press publisher, Tom Doherty, invited me to contribute to the All About series of children’s biographies. Specifically, he asked me to consider writing the biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But right away, he wanted...