Meet Sue Levine, author of the Susie's Shoesies series!
The Susie's Shoesies Series is based around a young girl, Susie, whose Grandmother gives her magical red shoes for her eighth birthday. These magical shoes get named "Susie's Shoesies" by her amazing and resilient rhyming brother, Bennett. The magical shoes allow Susie to travel throughout time, to talk to famous and/or significant people and to experience significant historical events to help Susie deal with issues in her present day life. For ages 8-12.
Sue Madway Levine has been working with children, families, and schools for more than 40 years. As a Speech and Language Therapist, a Learning Disabilities Resource Teacher, a college professor, researcher, and published author, Sue has dedicated her professional life to making a positive difference in the field of education. During her work at Dominican University in San Rafael, CA, Sue led game-making workshops for local teachers. This lead to her working in the toy and game industry, inventing new products for companies such as Parker Brothers, Milton Bradley, Hasbro, Mattel, Pressman Toy Company, Tiger Electronics, and The Great American Puzzle Factory. After having two of her textbooks published by Academic Therapy Publishing, Sue has now turned to writing children’s literature. Presently she is in private practice as the Director of Educational Services for The Child and Family Study Team. She lives in a suburb of Philadelphia, PA, with her husband, the Service Learning Coordinator at a local school district. Sue spends her free time gardening, making Sailors’ Valentines, and traveling.