The Moon Is Following Me

A girl watches her companion during a night ride home (ages 3 and up, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1991, ISBN 0-689-31565-1).

“The moon backs up with us out the driveway. It has a big face tonight. It flies alongside the car, down familiar streets, following me home.”







Waking Upside Down

A boy explores his house while his family sleeps (ages 3 and up, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1996, ISBN 0-689-31930-4).

“Sometime during the night, Morton had the feeling he was flying. When he opened his eyes, he lay on the ceiling, not sure whether he had risen or fallen there.”








How to put money aside for future spending (ages 9 and up, Lerner Publishing Group, 2006, ISBN 0-8225-2664-6).

“Adults have the freedom to do many things that you can’t. But you’re better off in one way. You have more of your life ahead of you. Your savings have more time to earn interest and grow. Time is what turns savings into wealth.”







The science behind the magic (teenagers, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1986, ISBN 0-689-31168-0).

“Holography is a way of using laser light to make a single recording of the way an object looks from many different positions. This recording, the hologram, has the ability to change the light shining on it into the same multiple views as if the object were still in front of you.”

Writer Philip M. Heckman’s published books for young readers

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