This is the story of my mother, Betty Russak, and her life in America.
Shirley Russak Wachtel is an educator, novelist, and author of several children’s books. Her short stories and poems have appeared in various literary journals. She earned a Doctor of Letters Degree from Drew University, and in 2017 she received the Middlesex County College Scholar of the Year Award.
Acclaimed by educators and readers alike, these books feature compelling human stories with author commentary to deepen readers’ enjoyment.