I'm thankful for the wonderful path my books are traveling.

I'd like to share with you a few of the stops along the way...




(March 23, 2017) KAR Radio Book Club Host, Ruth Council interviewed me to discuss my book Color Struck. Listen to the interview HERE.

(February 27, 2017) I spent a 3 days in Simsbury, CT visiting three elementary schools. It was inspiring! Take a look at the article featuring my visit, by clicking HERE.

(February 26, 2017) The Daily Reflector (Greenville, NC) featured a wonderful article, highlighting my book AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY and my dad, Moses Teel, Jr. and his experiences during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Read article HERE

(February 1, 2017) AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY was chosen by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation to join their online library of books presented on Storyline Online, and read by actor,
Dulé Hill.

(May 4, 2016) Great News! AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY has won the Picture Narrative division of The Land of Enchantment Book Award. (Children's Choice award for the state of New Mexico). Find out more about the award HERE.


(May 6, 2015) Humbled and Honored to announce that AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY has been chosen for the 2015 Martin Luther King "Living the Dream" Book Award. (Selected by New York City 5th graders) THANK YOU! See snapshots from ceremony HERE.


(March 23, 2015) Great News!! AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY has been nominated for the 2016 Charlotte Award ballot (New York State Reading Association). find out more HERE.


(March 7, 2015) Honored to announce that AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY was chosen as a 2015 Storytelling World Resource Award winner!! Find out more HERE.



(March 7, 2015) AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY was selected by the  Missouri Association of School Librarians as a (MASL) 2015-2016 Show Me Readers Awards Final Nominee. Click HERE to see a full list of titles.



(February 24, 2015)
Elizabeth Bird, New York Public Library children's librarian, put together a list of books for Black History Month titled "African-American Experience Children’s Literary Reference Guide (2010-2015),” which is featured on the School Library Journal site. So, honored to have AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY included on the list. Click HERE for a complete list.




(May 19, 2014)
So pleased to announce that AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY has received the 2014 Skipping Stones Honor Award. What an honor to be chosen as one of the 22 recommended books by Skipping Stones Magazine. Find out more HERE.



(May 19, 2014)
Thrilled to announce that AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY was nominated for the 2014-2015 Keystone to Reading Intermediate Book Award!



(May 19, 2014)
We are honored to announce that AS FAST AS WORDS COULD FLY has been selected for the 2014 IRA Teachers' Choices Reading List! Find out more information by clicking HERE


(April 2, 2014)
Author and children literature advocate, Jackie Wellington was gracious enough to invite me to the world of the GROG. So, what is a GROG, you ask? GROG is the online meeting room for readers and writers to gather helpful resources. So what does the name mean? G-Gudiance and support, R-Resources for the craft of writing, O-Opportunites to grow our skills, G-Great folks who care about readers and writers of all ages. What better place to be nurtured and supported by your peers. Take a look at my interview over at the GROG, HERE


(March 10, 2014) Reading is Sweet, Honey Child. This statement is true, but it's also the introduction for a new virtual book club for girls: Sweet Honey Child. I'm honored to be featured as one of the this month's authors of recommended books. Take a peek at the interview HERE.


(Feb. 9, 2014) Thrilled to be featured on The Brown Bookshelf's 28 Days Later Campaign (Day 9). Along with amazing African American authors and illustrators. Take a peek HERE.


(Jan. 27 thru Jan. 29th) I am honored by the invitation from the gracious host of Allison's Book Bag to be the featured author for three days. Be sure to check out my interview with Allison on Jan. 27th, my guest post about how to write family stories on Jan. 28th, and a review of As Fast As Words Could Fly by Allison on Jan. 29th.


(Jan. 15, 2014) As Fast As Words Could Fly was selected for the ALSC Notable Children's Books - 2014 Discussion List.

(Dec. 11, 2013)  As Fast As Words Could Fly was selected as one of the Diverse and Impressive Picture Books of 2013 by IRA Reading Today Online.


(Dec. 2, 2013) Pamela Tuck featured on Conversations LIVE Blogtalk Radio, discussing As Fast As Words Could Fly and the messages it portrays of believing in yourself. Interview conducted by Cyrus Webb, founder of Conversations Book Club. Click HERE to listen to the interview.


(Nov. 24, 2013) Thrilled to announce that As Fast As Words Could Fly was selected as one of the Top 10 Great Literary Finds with Young Readers in Mind for 2013 by Cyrus Webb, founder of Conversations Book Club.

(Nov. 22, 2013) As Fast As Words Could Fly chosen for Perfect Picture Book Friday on an amazing blog by an amazing young man, Erik Weibel. His blog, This Kid Reviews Books, has loads of reviews on children's books. Click HERE to read the raving review for As Fast As Words Could Fly.

(Sept. 26, 2013) As Fast As Words Could Fly featured on Picture Book Depot by Author Rita Lorraine Hubbard, 2012 Lee & Low Books New Voices Award Winner. Click HERE to read the review.

(Sept. 1, 2013) Educator Katherine Ali illustrates how to integrate the Common Core State Standards for reading, writing, speaking, and listening in grades 2-3, using As Fast As Words Could Fly. Click HERE to read article.


(Sept. 11, 2013) Interview with Moses Teel, Jr. (a voice from the Civil Rights Movement) Lee & Low Books did an interview with the star of As Fast As Words Could Fly . . . my dad, Moses Teel, Jr. Click HERE to read the interview and see the strength behind the character, Mason.


 (Sept. 9, 2013) Author, Kate Hannigan, spotted me signing for Lee & Low Books at ALA in Chicago, IL in June. We exchanged contact information and she was gracious enough to feature an interview and review of As Fast As Words Could Fly on her blog, AuthorOf.

Kate is a children's book author of middle-grade fiction and nonfiction. Her debut novel, Cupcake Cousins is scheduled to be released May 2014 (Hyperion-Disney), and look for her historical fiction middle-grade, The Detective's Assistant in April 2015 (Little Brown Books for Young Readers).

Find out more about Kate by visiting her website: www.katesbooks.com


 Our blog tour . . .

June 26: Lisa, Shelf-employed
June 27: Anastasia Suen, Booktalking
June 28: Sue Heavenrich, Sally's Bookshelf
July 1: Jeanne Harvey, True Tales and A Cherry on Top
July 5: Brenda Kahn, ProseandKahn
July 8: Roberta Gibson, Wrapped In Foil Blog

July 12: Book Peep Wonders

 July 18: Charlotte's Library

July 21: Book Dragon 

September 9: Author Of

September 12: Library Lady


As Fast As Words Could Fly featured in the July 2013 issue of Mosaic Magazine by Tiffany Rachann, founder of Imagiread, on page 11. Click HERE to read article.

(May 31, 2013) Mia Wenjen, founder of PragmaticMom.com, was inspired by a school visit by Ruby Bridges and was searching for a children's book on civil rights. As she looked through a pile of books on her desk, As Fast As Words Could Fly found her! It had been patiently waiting for this moment. What an honor and privilege to have the book featured, reviewed and recommended by Mrs. Wenjen. And for a double-honor, Mrs. Wenjen compared Mason's story with Ruby Bridges' story. Click this link to read the full review on her blog: PragmaticMom.

(May 19, 2013) Pamela Tuck interviewed by Marianne Modica, author of The R Word, on the topic of colorism in America today. To read the interview, click HERE.

(May 9, 2013) Pamela & Joel featured in the Boyertown Area Times Newspaper, as local authors participating in Pine Forge "No Place for Hate" re-designation. Read online article HERE.

(May 1, 2013) Pamela Tuck featured on Mixed Race Radio, discussing her books and her views on diversity. Interview conducted by host, Tiffany Rae Reid, who is also the author of Color Blind: A Mixed Girl's Perspective on Biracial Life. To listen to interview, click HERE.

Pamela Tuck featured in the April-May 2013 edition of Reflections News Magazine. Interviewed by Faith Seymour. To find read the article on page 14 & 15, click HERE.


(April 29, 2013) As Fast As Words Could Fly included on a list of books for reluctant readers by Author B. A. Binns. Click HERE to read the review.

The Adventure of Sheldon, the Mushroom was chosen as a "No Place for Hate" book by Pine Forge Elementary (Boyertown Area School District) 2012-2013 school year.


Color Struck was chosen as required reading at Marygrove College in Detroit, MI (Fall 2012)



Color Struck received the Flamingnet Top Choice Award July 28, 2011. Click HERE to read the 10 out of 10 review!



Color Struck made the 20 Must Read Books for Young Readers List in the May/June 2011 issue of Conversations Magazine. To find out more about Cyrus Webb, click Here.

Color Struck was chosen for a class set of books for North Pitt High School in Bethel, NC. (April 2011) To see what the students and teachers are saying, click Here.

My school visit featuring, The Adventure of Sheldon, the Mushroom was featured in Boyertown Times Newspaper March 3, 2011.


Color Struck
was chosen as one of the March 2011 Book Selections for the National Black Home Educators Book Club. Click Here for details.


Color Struck made the TOP 100 BOOKS OF 2010 in Conversations Magazine. Click Here for details. To find out more about Cyrus Webb, click Here.


Color Struck
made Book News in the Daily Reflector on Sunday, October 17, 2010. Click Here to read the article.




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