Too Cool Dazzle
By: Vicky M. Van Dan-Pletsch
About the Book
Too Cool Dazzle is a book for ages 6-12 years old. This short story teaches that "coolness" comes from within one's heart, through kindness and compassion towards others, not from one's clothing or outward appearances.
About the Author
Vicky M. Van Dan-Pletsch has taught music in the public schools for thirty-seven years, retiring in June 2017. She currently teaches private music lessons to students of all ages, plays the clarinet in the Bloomington-Normal Community Band, is a member of the Clarinet Choir, and is a church pianist and organist. She belongs to and is a member of NAfME, TRS, IRTA, AARP, McLean County Farm Bureau, and has been active with Special Olympics, Relay for Life, and Habitat for Humanity. Her hobbies include music, baking, cooking, crafting, landscaping, Taekwondo, walking, and writing. She collects music of all genres, music boxes, snowmen, spoons from around the world, teddy bears, Green Bay Packers paraphernalia, and has a sweet tooth for dark chocolate. Vicky has been married to Dan for over thirty-seven years. They have two sons: Justin, who is married to Emily, and Jared. Justin and Emily have given her two granddaughters, Mary-Margaret and Rachel.