Miss Deacon and The Tale of William

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 18:51


Author and retired middle school teacher, Deborah Burggraaf, has announced the release of her fifteenth book, MISS DEACON AND THE TALE OF WILLIAM.

Corky's Travels & Josie on Shadowridge Drive Awarded Silver Medals!

Thursday, 22 August 2019 17:45

FAPA (Florida Authors and Publishers Association) President’s Book Award Medalist Author and retired middle school teacher, Deborah Burggraaf, has received two medals on her recently, released books, JOSIE ON SHADOWRIDGE DRIVE and CORKY’S TRAVELS at the FAPA (Florida Authors and Publishers Awards) President’s Books Awards ceremony at the Hilton Palace Disney Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida on August 3, 2019.

Corky's Travels Released!

Thursday, 11 April 2019 21:44

CORKY'S TRAVELS has been released!

Author and retired middle school teacher, Deborah Burggraaf, has announced the release of her fourteenth book, CORKY'S TRAVELS.

BLUE-Nightcrawlers FAPA Book Award!

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 08:54
I have just received word from Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) that BLUE--Night Crawlers will be receiving recognition with either a gold, silver or bronze medal in the "Children's E-Book Category" on August 5, 2018 at the FAPA Annual Conference and Book Awards Ceremony at the Hilton Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Josie on Shadowridge Drive Release

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 08:35

Author and retired middle school teacher, Deborah Burggraaf, has announced the release of her thirteenth book, JOSIE ON SHADOWRIDGE DRIVE.

BLUE-Night Crawlers Released!

Monday, 18 December 2017 14:55

I am very excited to announce that my new book, BLUE-Night Crawlers has been released!

BLUE-Night Crawlers Front Cover    

BLUE-Night Crawlers historical novel is now available at dburgg.com and AMAZON.com.  Set in 1959 in Dixon, Illinois, this adventure tests Abilene's strength, as she battles a tempest, tornado and even a sludgy sinkhole.
Captured into the depths of black mire, 

THE LOVEBUG CONNECTION was awarded a Silver Medal

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 16:41

As you know, this is my 4th FAPA Silver Medal

Following FLUTTERNUTTER and THE NOODLE CLUB books. Very soon, we will have a 36-Chapter novel to share, BLUE--NIGHT CRAWLERS, which will be released in early Fall 2017.


Tuesday, 15 March 2016 00:00

Author and retired middle school teacher, Deborah Burggraaf, has announced the release of her eleventh book, THE LOVEBUG CONNECTION.


SASHA’S BIRTHDAY PARTY was well received by children, parents and teachers and the same positive response is anticipated for,


Thursday, 31 July 2014 15:39

RESILIENT RED-Come and take a journey with Resilient Red, as he weathers Tropical Storm Isaac in south Florida.  Resilient RED reassures his readers to remain calm during any storm, yet encourages them to be prepared for any storm they may face.  Along with his worker ant "family," he inspires children as they build their confidence, become prepared with emergency kits and supplies, as well as work together as a team.  RESILIENT RED is scheduled for release in the Fall of 2014;

2014 FAPA Book AWARDS-Pompano--ONE WEEK AWAY!!!

Thursday, 31 July 2014 15:32

2014 FAPA Book AWARDS COMING SOON!!!-THE NOODLE CLUB-Pompano Beach, FL-Aug. 9,2014

Gold or Silver awaits...


Sunday, 06 July 2014 18:58

YES, IT'S TRUE---THE NOODLE CLUB is either taking the Gold or Silver Award for Humor in the 2014 FAPA Book AWARDS!!!!!

Deborah Burggraaf’s Book Flutternutter wins FAPA Silver Award

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 18:45

Deborah Burggraaf Author and Western Pines Middle School teacher’s book Flutternutter wins silver medal in the 2013 Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) President’s Awards in Daytona.

Deborah Burggraaf FAPA 2013 Silver Medalist Florida Author

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 16:17

That's amazing Deborah Burggraaf is the latest FAPA 2013 Silver medalist award winner for a Florida Author!

GREAT NEWS!!! FLUTTERNUTTER has been nominated as a FINALIST

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 14:12

FLUTTERNUTTER has been nominated as a FINALIST in two categories in the 2013 FAPA Book Awards in Daytona, FL: 

BEST CHILDREN'S Picture Book and BEST Cover Design.

I am SO excited!  My bags are packed and ready to go to this vibrant Florida city!

I will keep you posted...

"Flutter me high,

flutter me low

the Zebra's dance

is one to know."

FLUTTERNUTTER has indeed, made my heart flutter...


Monday, 08 August 2016 15:20


November 3, 2013-Harley Davidson of Palm Beach, FL Annual Party

Reading stories and and making book marks with the children--Loads of fun for everyone--Hope to see you there!


January 13, 2014-Literacy Days at the Norton Gardens in West Palm Beach, FL

Poetry will this year's focus on reading with the children--FLUTTERNUTTER will be the perfect choice!

I wrote this story in first person and also in poetry format.

To be sure, this will be a day to enjoy for all youngsters at, LITERACY DAYS AT THE NORTON GARDENS.


Thursday, 08 August 2013 15:04

THE NOODLE CLUB is moving right along...we are still in the editing stage.

Currently, this is is quite an invloved process as my Publisher, Steve White and I review every detail throughout the book prior to going to print.

This adorable story is about dear friends who gather each day in the cooling pool and share stories of days gone by.

THE NOODLE CLUB should be released by late Fall 2013.

"Give Kids the World" Fundraiser

Thursday, 08 August 2013 14:43

I was so excited to participate in the recent fundraiser at Picasso Paints in Lantana, Florida on August 3, 2013. 

Gifts baskets and door prizes were auctioned off and I donated a basket of children's books for the event, as well. 

Picasso Paints donated 15% of all sales from the day to, "Give Kids the World."

Way to go Stacia!!!!!

I'm back in beautiful, HOT FLORIDA!

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 01:08

Well, here I am, back in beautiful, HOT FLORIDA! It is great to be home!  Being at the San Diego County FAIR was fantastic and the children and parents enjoyed listening to, AT THE PIG RACES. My time in southern California

This morning, I will be heading out to

Thursday, 04 July 2013 06:17

This morning, I will be heading out to the Oceanside Pier, once again, to visit with my "fishing buddies" on the Pier, and give away bookmarks and pencils to the children.  I look forward to reading Flutternutter and Crow No More today.

This Florida gal has just arrived...

Saturday, 18 May 2013 11:30

This Florida gal has just arrived to her old, "stomping" ground in Oceanside, California!

Wow! Today is an exciting morning...

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 14:50

Wow!  Today is an exciting morning, as FLUTTERNUTTER will arrive this afternoon from the printers up in Maryland.