Linda Ulleseit

About me

I recently released my first historical fiction novel, UNDER THE ALMOND TREES. It is a fictionalized account of three women, who happen to be related to me, who lived in early California–1850-1900. They fought to vote, pursue a man’s career, and make their own choices on raising a family. Inspired by them, I shook the branches of the family tree a bit harder and found more strong women to write about! Stay tuned…

I also have three historical fantasies and an ebook novella in my flying horse series set in Medieval Wales. In my ‘spare’ time I am a sixth grade teacher.

From my website

Novel Madness 2015 Round Three: Semifinals

Yesterday my class narrowed the field to four books vying for the title of 2015 favorite novel of all time. Are you keeping track of your favorites? Listed below are the matchups for today’s Round Three vote. Tomorrow (Thursday, April 2) is the final!   Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton…

Novel Madness 2015 Round Two

My sixth grade class in in the midst of choosing their favorite novel of all time. I call this annual event Novel Madness. They started with 16 novels, all brainstormed by the students. To see the original list, click here. Pairs of students wrote persuasive essays and presented them. The…

Novel Madness!

It’s that time again. March Madness for basketball, and Novel Madness in my classroom. The students whittled down a long list to come up with their top 16 favorite novels. Students will write persuasive speeches to convince their classmates to vote for their book. By Easter, we’ll have a winner–stay…

 
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