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Sue Levine

  • Bethany Beach Books 99 Garfield Pkwy Bethany Beach, DE, 19930 United States (map)

Meet Sue Levine, author of the Susie Shoesies series!

Susie's Shoesies... Some Dreams Really Do Come True!

Eight-year-old Susie Gardner’s Granny Ella comes to visit and help her granddaughter celebrate her birthday. Granny Ella brings Susie a very special birthday present … glittery, sequined red shoes that have magical powers. They allow Susie to travel back in time to learn important life lessons that will make it possible for this socially conscious young girl to solve present-day social problems. As you travel along with Susie, you will meet inspirational women who have helped shape our country’s destiny. On your journey, you will fly in a 1948 airplane to a foreign country, visit a real palace, and free yourself from kidnappers who are trying to disrupt a meeting of the United Nations. At every turn, adventure, mystery, and a yummy chocolate cake await you.


Susie's Shoesies... A New Generation of Adventures

In this last book of the Susie’s Shoesies series, three generations of time-traveling adventurers return to their past and meet the woman who started it all. The mystery begins where it all began, with a gift from one loving grandmother to her eight year old granddaughter, and weaves in and out of government scandals, lies, and a young man’s quest for revenge. Throughout this journey, the remarkable Metavoy family perseveres, honors their own history, and is witness to a budding romance that will shape their destiny. Once they return to their present, a plot to destroy a dear friend’s self-esteem is unraveled. This effort tests the meaning of “friendship” and proves how other people’s truths can help us embrace our own. In the end, when their other than ordinary lives return to what will surely be an extraordinary future, nothing will ever be the same.

About Sue

Sue Madway Levine has been working with children, families, and schools for more than forty years. As a speech and language therapist, a learning disabilities resource teacher, a college professor, a researcher, and a 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, California, Sue hosted game-making workshops for local teachers. This led 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 her creative energy to writing children’s literature. She spends her free time gardening, cooking, reading, making “sailor’s valentines,” and traveling. If you would like more information about Sue or the Susie’s Shoesies series, such as chapter readings or a chewy, gooey, dark chocolate fudge cake cooking lesson, please go to

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