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Madame Martine Breaks the Rules
(Whitman, 2015)

A "warm, gentle adventure"
— Publisher's Weekly


All Kinds of Families
(Whitman, May 1, 2016)

40th anniversary edition of Norma Simon's classic, with all new illustrations and updated text.

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Madame Martine
(Whitman, 2014)

— Kirkus Reviews


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Feathers: Not Just for Flying
written by Melissa Stewart
(Charlesbridge, 2014)

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Uncle Bobby's Wedding
(G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2008)

"What a joy! Being an actual 'Uncle Bobby' myself, I'm thrilled that Sarah Brannen's beautiful and moving tale has arrived just in time for the young, twenty-first century reader."
— Robert Sabuda




At Home in Her Tomb
written by Christine Liu-Perkins
(Charlesbridge, 2014)

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The Very Beary Tooth Fairy
written by Arthur A. Levine
(Scholastic Press, 2013)


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The Pig Scramble
written by Jessica Kinney
(Islandport Press, 2011)

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The ABC Book of American Homes
written by Michael Shoulders
(Charlesbridge, 2008)

"Broad spaces, small figures, precise architectural details and clean, straight lines give Brannen's art in this alphabetical gallery of housing an elegant simplicity. "
— Kirkus Reviews

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Digging for Troy
written by Jill Rubalcaba and Eric H. Cline
(Charlesbridge Publishing , 2011)

"Elegant illustrations mimicking Greek red-figure pottery are lovely and appropriate." - School Library Journal, starred review


The Fox and the Grapes
(Sterling, 2014)


The Pied Piper of Hamelin
written by Kathleen Olmstead
(Sterling Publishing, 2014)

The Ugly Duckling
written by Diane Namm
(Sterling Publishing, 2012)











Educational Books

Educational books:
Sarah's Journal (Teacher Created Materials, 2013)
Rosa Parks
(Pearson Leveled Reader, 2012)
A Tale of Three Clues (Options Publishing, 2006)






"Skating world mourns loss of visionary Billings" icenetwork, September 2016

"Ageless Protopopovs ask, Where is the love?" icenetwork, September 2016

"Rio on their mind" icenetwork, August 2016

"What’s Next? Skaters Detail Coping with Retirement" icenetwork, July 2016

"Creating the Program, Part 1" icenetwork, July 2016

"Creating the Program, Part 2" icenetwork, July 2016

"Creating the Program, Part 3" icenetwork, July 2016

"Krasnozhon, Kim fly high at Aerial Challenge," icenetwork, June 2016

"Boston provides memorable backdrop for Worlds" icenetwork, May 2016

"Denney, Frazier seek fresh start in Chicago" icenetwork, April 2016

"Jason Brown puts season in rearview" icenetwork, April 2016

"Concussions in figure skating - how to prevent them" icenetwork, February 2016

"2016 Worlds Media Day at Boston Garden" icenetwork, January 2016

"Creating the Program, Part 5 - Completing the Journey" icenetwork, October 2015

"Johnny Weir busier than ever" icenetwork, September 2015

"From throws to twizzles, Blackmer takes up dance" icenetwork, July 2015

"Talent behind the costumes" icenetwork, July 2105

"Creating the Program, part 4- run-throughs" icenetwork, July 2015

"Skaters push limits at Aerial Challenge," icenetwork, June 2015

"Creating the Program, part 3 - elements" icenetwork, June 2015

"Vincent Zhou on comeback trail," icenetwork June 2015

"US ice dance in good hands with Chock, Bates" icenetwork, May 2015

"Creating the Program, part 2 - choreography" icenetwork, May 2015

"Kwan going to bat for Boston's 2024 Olympic bid" icenetwork, April 2015

"Aaron striving to become more balletic" icenetwork, April 2015

"Broadmoor Open jump event getting makeover" icenetwork, Apri 2015

"Creating the Program, part 1 - choosing music" icenetwork, April 2015

"Weir lights up Evening with Champions" icenetwork, September 2014

"Frozen proves perfect fit for Disney on Ice" icenetwork, September 2014

"Leng, Shnapir Set Sights on 2018 Olympics" icenetwork, June 2014

"The Russian Lady" icenetwork, April 2014

"Lynn and Logan Call It A Career" icenetwork, April 2014

"Skaters, Coaches Reflect on Marathon Bombing" icenetwork, April 2014

"Advice for today's Olympians, from Olympians", January 2014

"My Boston: Castelli and Shnapir" Skating Magazine cover story, December 2013

"Olympic apparel to keep Team USA on trend", December 2013

"Anchorman 2", December 2013

"Cousins Stages Another Show", December 2013

"Eager Farris Battles Nerves before Skate Canada", October 2013

"Protopopovs not letting age slow them down", October 2013

"Rocket Man: High-flying Aaron soaring toward Sochi Skating Magazine cover story, Aug/Sept 2013

"Brown's biggest fan? Why, Arsenio Hall, of course,", September 2013

"How to succeed as a young choreographer,", August 2013

"Synchro community comes to aid of injured skater,", August 2013

"Skaters at an exhibition: the show must go on,", July 2013

"Children of champions follow parents onto ice", June 2013

"For the long haul: Simpson and Blackmer," Skating Magazine, June/July 2013

"Mahbanoozadeh moves on", June 2013

"Ward steps out from behind boards", May 2013

"Ade and Co. find new home", May 2013

"Zawadzki zaps her demons", May 2013

"Boston Skaters, Coaches Recount Harrowing Day", April 2013

"Cohen Shares Horror Story from Finish Line", April 2012

"Skating World shocked by Boston bombs", April 2013

"Denney, Coughlin on Road to Olympics", April 2013

"Castelli and Shnapir: Flying High" Skating Magazine, February 2013

"Brubaker Finds His Match", February 2013

"Brubaker Remains Hopeful", January 2013

"Photographer Mittan Remembered", January 2013

"SC of Boston sends large contingent to US Championships", January 2013

"Star of TV, Broadway, schools Davis and White in ballet", November 2012

"Duarte, Grafton end partnership", October 2012

"Stars Come Out for An Evening with Champions", October 2012

"Frozen with Fear", September 2012

"Pack a Pillow", September 2012

"Fashion Forward", August 2012

"The Road to Recovery", August 2012

"An Evening on Ice", July 2012

"Cappellini and Lanotte Training with Shpilband", July 2012

"Dangerous Drama: Dance Lifts Becoming Scary", July 2012

"Are you afraid of the loop?", June 2012

"Synchronicity", June 2012

"New Program to Star Ross Miner as Errol Flynn", June 2012

"Workin' for a Livin'", May 2012

"An Element of Drama", May 2012

"Finding a Partner", May 2012

"Beyond Carmen", April 2012

"State Dept. names Lysacek Sports Envoy", April 2012

"The Fourth Dimension", March 2012

"Man in the Mirror: Ross Miner" Skating Magazine, December 2011

"Come Celebrate!" Skating Magazine, November 2011

"Yuna Kim Wows Crowd at Evening with Champions", October 2011

"Kerrigan, Harding get rock opera treatment", July 2011

"Abbott Gets into the Swing of Things", July 2011

"Skating Club of Boston Building for the Future", June 2011

"Denney, Barrett out of Four Continents", February 2011

"Miner Takes Major Step,", February 2011

"Skaters show support for NOH8 initiative", January 2011

"Evora, Barrett Announce Engagement", December 2010

"Abbott Taking New Steps in New Season", July 2010

"Rippon to Get Romantic in Upcoming Season", June 2010

"Shibutanis to Make Senior Debut With a Smile,", June 2010

Ashley Wagner: "I Love Skating Again" cover story, Skating Magazine, June/July 2010

"Gregory, Petukhov working with Plushenko,", March 2009

"Pigs Fly, Again" cover story, Skating Magazine, February 2009

"Miner surprises himself with US Junior Title,", February 2009

"Oi, Rizo Face Big Decisions,", February 2009

"Making Music, Making History" Boston Singers' Resource November 2007

"Skating Greats Create Magical Night" Skating Magazine, November 2007

"Friends Rally for Iveta" Skating Magazine, October 2007

"Scott Smith: Dues Paid" Skating Magazine, October 2006

"Priscilla Hill: Life's Work" Skating Magazine, October 2005

"Smile at the Judges" Yellapalooza, June 2005

"Dummies for Smarties" Writing for Success Magazine, January 2004

Illustrations and Photos

"How the Havasupai Came to Be," illustrations. Appleseeds Magazine, July 2008

"Spider Woman Weaves the Map of the Universe," illustrations. Appleseeds Magazine, April 2008

Two Moon Princess, cover, Tanglewood Press, 2007

"Safe," illustrations. CicadaMagazine, February 2007

"Planets Maze," illustration. Appleseeds Magazine, January 2007

"A Writer Is Born," illustrations.  Appleseeds Magazine, May 2006

Photos, Skating Magazine, 2005, 2006, 2007

Photos, Spotlight on Skating Magazine, September 2005

"Honey from the Hive," illustration, 2004 Children's Writers and Illustrators Market

Client List

  • Scholastic Press
  • G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Albert Whitman & Co.
  • Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Islandport Press
  • Twin Lights Publishing
  • Sterling Publishing
  • Options Publishing
  • Quarasan
  • Pearson US
  • Cobblestone Publishing
  • The Carus Group
  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • US Figure Skating