The second in the Sideline series continues the adventure of Emma “Sideline” Rockland as she begins 6th grade after having the summer of her life! Her successful businesses are secretly making her a fortune, but how long can she keep her secret from her irresponsible parents? Rehak’s series helps middle grade readers understand the importance of developing financial literacy.
Jay Rehak teaches writing at Whitney Young High School and has been a teacher for 32 years. He is the author of 27 short plays that have been produced around the world. In 2013, Jay created and co-authored the award-winning 30 Days to Empathy, the world’s first high school class sourced novel. His TedX Talk, “How to Teach Empathy through Collaborative Writing,” is available on YouTube. He has three children and is married to award-winning children’s singer, Susan Salidor.