Cave Detectives in e-book

BULLETIN: By coincidence, this morning’s News-Leader features Matt Forir, the paleontologist in charge of researching Riverbluff Cave, which is the subject of CAVE DETECTIVES. Matt and a team of volunteers recently returned from Wyoming where they dug up the fossil remains of a large bull triceratops. The ancient creature, estimated by Matt to be about 67 million years old, will be reassembled here and mounted for display at the Natural History Museum. I worked on the board that helped create the museum and was on it while working on CAVE DETECTIVES. Way to go Matt.

Hi everyone,

I haven’t been checking on the status of CAVE DETECTIVES, UNRAVELING THE MYSTERY OF AN ICE AGE CAVE, since it went digital in February.Cave Detectives
I just did and it’s holding its own,
8th in science, 32nd in archaeology, and 34th in prehistoric. Here’s the link if you’re interested.

http://www.amazon.com/Cave-Detectives-Unraveling-Mystery-Ice-ebook/dp/B00I5X4UIW/ref=zg_bs_155961011_3

My thanks to Marla Wuench for inviting me to visit Truman Elementary School yesterday. I had a fine time with 150 1st and 2nd grade students. I told them I’m 200 years old. Some looked stunned but didn’t challenge it. I received a wonderful book of poems from the kids in Mrs. Darnell’s First Grade Room and an enormous poster signed by dozens of kids. My thanks to all.

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Poetry workshop

Cave DetectivesANNOUNCEMENT: CAVE DETECTIVES, my nonfiction book about the ice age cave discovered in Springfield, Missouri on 9/11, has just been released as an e-book. I’m delighted to have this book available again. It became a Junior Library Guild Selection when it was released in print in 2007. The cave contains the oldest known ice age fossils discovered so far on the North American continent. I hope you’ll check it out. Here’s the B&N link: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/cave-detectives-david-l-harrison/1110846985?ean=9781452135533 and here’s the Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Cave-Detectives-Unraveling-Mystery-Ice-ebook/dp/B00I5X4UIW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1392561575&sr=8-1&keywords=cave+detectives.

Hi everyone,

I’m still away from my office but now and then I have a chance to get online for a while. I want to remind anyone who is considering my Highlights Foundation poetry workshop this fall (September 29 – October 2) to start the process of registering. Last year the event was filled by March and I hope to see that happen again for 2014.

Contact Jo Lloyd (jalloyd@highlightsfoundation.org ) for the details. Here’s the link to the workshop.http://www.highlightsfoundation.org/workshops/poetry-for-the-delight-of-it-2014/

My special guests this year include poetry editor Rebecca Davis and Skype appearances by Jane Yolen and U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt. I hope to see you there.

David