Author: Alan Silberberg

Surviving Summer

The death of a parent shatters you and stamps down hard on memory leaving behind an annual residue that can be impossible to bear. Guest author Alan Silberberg looks back on that summer after third grade, when his mom died, and his world changed. He openly shares the secret he found to making summer a good time of year again.


Black Holes and Ice Cream Cones

Guest writer Alan Silberberg talks about the summer when he was 9 years old, the summer that changed his life forever… the summer his Mom died and the word “normal” was removed from his vocabulary.