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February 6, 2023 29 mins

Listen to today's episode, "How 'Nobody Kills Uncle Buster and Gets Away with It'" with Susan Koehler" as Author and Educator (and so much more), Susan Koehler joins Dori Durbin to share how her own teaching kids to write inspired her to write middle grade kids' books including  "Nobody Killed Uncle Buster and Gets Away With It" ... how her passion has expanded her writing career and more! Susan speaks about:
* Susan's background
* How Susan got started... and her BOOKS
* Upcoming release of her next middle grade book "Charlie's Song"
* A reading of "Nobody Killed Uncle Buster"
* 2 Ways parents can better connect with their kids' reading
* 2 Reasons every expert should have a kids' book

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More about Susan Koehler
Susan Koehler is the author of two middle grade novels. Dahlia in Bloom, her first novel for young readers, was released August 2019 and was named among the "Best Books of 2019" by Kirkus Reviews.  Nobody Kills Uncle Buster and Gets Away With It, a fast-paced contemporary mystery, was released August 2021 and in 2022 was named Children's Book of the Year by the Florida Writers Association.

In addition to being an author, Susan is a veteran educator and consultant who specializes in the teaching of reading and writing. Over the course of 36 years, she taught all grades from kindergarten through middle school and served as a reading coach and an adjunct professor. She has traveled across the country providing professional development and is the author of four professional books for teachers and five nonfiction books for children. Susan was the 2004 Leon County Teacher of the Year and the 2005 recipient of Florida's Mary Brogan Award for "Excellence in Teaching."

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More about Dori Durbin:
Dori Durbin is a Christian wife, mom, author, illustrator, and a kids’ book coach who after experiencing a life-changing illness, quickly switched gears to follow her dream. She creates kids’ books to provide a fun and safe passageway for kids and parents to dig deeper and experience empowered lives. Dori also coaches non-fiction authors and aspiring authors to “kid-size” their content into informational and engaging kids’ books!
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