DR. JANET A. MUNGER—RETIRED SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT & PRINCIPAL of FARMINGDALE, NJ PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT/FORMER PreK-12 DIRECTOR of CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION and PRINCIPAL of  SOUTH PLAINFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT and TEACHER IN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS MONTVILLE AND PASSAIC, NJ (COLTS NECK RESIDENT) PUBLISHES NINE BOOKS ON AMAZON and KINDLE

 

As children learn and grow, so does the written word, expressed in rhythm and rhyme to instill the joy of learning something new—exploring and venturing into new realms.  A collection of the author's rhyming poems published in the books: (a) From Where We Stand:  From Revolution to Evolution—A Collection of Poems and (b) Children's Mystical Tales and Reflections await middle and high school students, fostering good, wholesome American values.

For upper elementary and middle school students, learning about (c) The Revolutionary War, (d) Women of Influence:  Women of the Revolution:  Martha Washington (1731-1802), Abigail Adams (1744-1818), Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley “Molly Pitcher” (1754-1832),  Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753-1784); Women of the Civil War: Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), Sojourner Truth (c. 1797-1883), Harriet Tubman (c. 1820-1913) and the State of the Union in the 1800s: Spread of Slavery; Indian Removal Act and Repercussions; Causes of the Civil War; Election of Lincoln; Women of Today:  Mother Teresa (1910-1997), Michelle Obama (1964-present); Hillary Clinton (1947-present); and (e) The Bible—Book I:  The Book of Genesis and Attila the Hun:  1st-7th Centuries AD, written in rhyme and poetic verse, will be remembered as literature never before encountered in school in such a memorable way.  For the younger audience, children will marvel at (f) Bionic Mr. Frog who, with his brother and friends, is always there to save the day (Illustrated by former South Plainfield student Carlos A. Aguilar, Jr.).

Professional works include: (g) Principal Leadership and Student Achievement: Research in New Jersey Urban High School Districts, (h) Does Leadership Matter…The Research May Surprise You, and (i) The Process of Education—Self, School, and Society.