Barbara has authored nine books that have been published in fourteen different languages. Her books have won numerous awards, provided guidance and inspiration to countless youth and educators, and are even featured in the National Holocaust Museum’s bookstore in Washington, DC. Barbara’s award-winning publications can be purchased direct from her publisher, Free Spirit Publishing, and other booksellers.

Kids With Courage

Kids With Courage

“Recommended Books for the Reluctant YA Reader”

  – American Library Association

Building Character with True Stories from Nature

Building Character With True Stories From Nature

“Teachers’ Choice Award”

  – Learning Magazine 2014


The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects

“Indispensable for students and teachers”

  – The Children’s Book Council

The Survival Guide for Teacher of Gifted Kids

The Survival Guide for Teachers of Gifted Kids

Legacy Book Award Winner

  – Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented

The Teen Guide to Global Action

The Teen Guide to Global Action

“Excellent for youth who want social change.”

  – Youth Service America

What Do You Stand For? For Teens

What Do You Stand For? For Teens

“Books for the Teen Age,” New York Public Library

“Read, America!” Selection

Parent Council® Selection

The Kid's Guide to Social Action

The Kid’s Guide to Social Action

“Best of the Best for Children”

   – American Library Association