Want to Be Part of my Launch Team?

I am looking for people who like to read! Come on admit it! I want to hear from you!   If you would like to review my new book The Curse of the Magic Mirror, go to ww.enjella.com and sign up to receive a free copy. I can send you a paperback book via snail…

It’s HERE!

The Curse of the Magic Mirror is finally a book! Bursting onto bookstore shelves everywhere in less than a week! It has been a long process. It starts with the idea (of course!) put into words. It progresses to a video phone call with the famed and talented illustrator, David Trumble. We brainstorm and inspire each…

Summer Reading Buddies

As one of the poster-girls for United Way’s literacy program United2Read, I once again had the pleasure of going to the Yonkers’ public library in New York to find some summer reading buddies.  It was amazing and gratifying to see how many kids and how many volunteers were there. The place was a magical madhouse of…

A library awaits…

Children have schools, but everyone has access to public libraries. I’m always amazed at the resources and activities available. When we were looking for a place to live, proximity to a library was a consideration for location. And, we are lucky enough to live just three blocks from our local branch in Arlington County, VA.…

How are you intelligent?

My nephew is a high school student who is a gifted pianist, composer and singer. He’s also autistic. While I have no idea how he might score on an IQ (intelligence quotient) test, he has earned a spot in the state chorus and performs publicly.  Luckily for him, his parents ensured that he was exposed to experiences…