Welcome to the Official Website and Blog of Sally Valentine

I am a native Rochesterian and an unapologetic booster of Rochester and all of New York state. A former math teacher, I am now off on a tangent of writing.

My books are for sale online!

The Ghost of the Charlotte Lighthouse

cleancover2Is the lighthouse haunted? Find out as you read about the misadventures of 5 special students in Mrs. Levine’s 4th grade class at School #27 who call themselves the STARfish.

Theft at George Eastman House

clean3Who stole the valuable candlestick from George Eastman House?  Join the STARfish as they explore George Eastman’s mansion, learn about photography, and solve a mystery.

What Stinks? An Adventure in Highland Park

clean4Mrs. Levine and her class, including the STARfish are off on another field trip. A well-planned field trip turns into disaster when an unexpected visitor arrives.

Lost at Seabreeze

seabreezeKids shouldn’t have to see their teachers on summer vacation, but that’s what happens when Mrs. Levine and the STARfish all show up at Seabreeze Amusement Park.

Like poetry?

Check out my award-winning poetry book for kids, There Are No Buffalo in Buffalo. This book is a collection of 78 poems, each about a different place in New York State. With colorful collage illustrations by Suzanne Valentine, you’ll enjoy this alphabetical trip through New York State where geography, history, and whimsy meet to create a one of a kind journey.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Presentation on Peer Luck

Date: May 14, 2018

Time: 12:00 - 2:00

Location: Palmyra Town Hall

Peer Luck Booksigning and Discussion

Date: April 18, 2022

Time: 4:00 - 6:00

Location: Books, Etc, 78 W. Main St., Macedon