No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
I’m a dreamer, lover of words and numbers, and secretly wish I could rescue all of the abandoned cats and kittens of the world... especially the black ones. My characters drive my imagination. They come to me when I least expect them and trust me to nurture and develop their stories.
My newest middle grade characters can’t wait to hit your bookshelves! Below are some hints of what I’m working on:
Backyard Boys (Kar-Ben/Lerner 2021/2022)
Certain a recent kidnapping is linked to an old Bermuda Triangle alien theory, 11 year old Danny, the only Jewish boy in his town in 1978, tries to prove his hairy-handed piano teacher is involved. But he not only has to fight UFOs, he also has to fight anti-Semitism.
For Nate Rocks, Millicent Marie, and other books by Karen Pokras Toz, please visit www.karentoz.com
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