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Hi! Deb Gonzales here.

I create quality, affordable, project-specific, supplemental materials connecting people with literature. As an educator and fellow author, I am skilled in navigating the needs of the educational and literary worlds.

The intent of this website is to showcase the incredible projects I've been privileged to participate in. Please contact me if you have any questions or desire to discuss a project you'd like to partner with. 

My debut picture book Girls with Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records (Charlesbridge, 2019) is the tenacious history of the female athlete from the first Olympic Games to present day, including the passage of Title IX.

 Stop by Deb's Author Website

Stop by Deb's Author Website

 Podcast coming soon!

Podcast coming soon!

Stretch to the Sun: From a Tiny Sprout to the Tallest Tree on Earth

Stretch to the Sun: From a Tiny Sprout to the Tallest Tree on Earth

Author: Carrie Pearson

Illustrator: Susan Swan

ISBN: 9781580897716

Publisher: Charlesbridge

Synopsis: The tallest known tree on earth is located in Redwood National Park in northern California. More than twelve hundred years old, it is approximately 380 feet tall--and still climbing!

The tree in this book sprouted, flourished, and survived ecological threats for over twelve hundred years before being discovered by tall-tree researchers. The coast redwood tree provides a unique ecosystem for the many plants and animals in its tree canopy and managed to survive extensive harvesting by loggers nearby. Discovered in 2006, the tree's location is kept secret to protect it.

Discussion/Activity Guide

Mineral Springs of Saratoga Springs and Ballston Spa Coloring Book

Mineral Springs of Saratoga Springs and Ballston Spa Coloring Book

Jen White: A Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards Aligned Presentation Packet

Jen White: A Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards Aligned Presentation Packet