March 28, 2019

I want to give a huge shout out to everyone who helped us celebrate the official release of The Boy Who Grew A Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng. Special thanks to Barnes & Noble and Chets Creek Elementary for hosting the party! I enjoyed sharing Jadav's story wit...

March 18, 2019

NOTE: This post has been edited to include the latest reviews, features and news.


CLICK HERE to view the full book trailer for The Boy Who Grew A Forest


*Starred review* "Gholz's respect for Jadav's accomplishments shines through in her endearing pre...

March 8, 2019

I'm featured on Kathy Temean's blog, Writing & Illustrating, where I talk about the journey behind my book and my path to publication. Please CLICK HERE or use the link below. Be sure to leave a comment on Kathy's blog or share the post via social media to enter the bo...

September 18, 2018

Today we're revealing the cover of THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST on the Celebrate Picture Books blog. Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how this book came to life through interviews with me and illustrator Kayla Harren. Click the link below and scroll down...

August 27, 2018

When I first came across Jadav Payeng's story, I immediately connected to it. Jadav's love of trees and his belief in the need for ecological conservation are values that are very close to me. I talk more about this in my author's note and will save the rest for the bo...

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Eureka! Nonfiction Book Award

October 21, 2019

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April 27, 2019