Monthly Archives: July 2011

Meet Award-Winning Author Betty Birney

About Betty:  Betty G. Birney’s series of books looking at the world through the eyes of a classroom hamster named Humphrey have won eight state awards, two Children’s Crown Awards and a Christopher Award, among other honors. Her book, The … Continue reading

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Meet Bestselling Author Marissa Moss

About Marissa: Marissa has written and illustrated over fifty books. Twenty-six of them are from her best known series, Amelia’s Notebook. When she wrote the first book fifteen years ago, the format of a handwritten notebook with art on every … Continue reading

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Meet Award-Winning Author Tony Abbott

About Tony Tony Abbott has published over ninety books for readers 6 to 14, including the series The Haunting of Derek Stone and The Secrets of Droon, and the novels Kringle, Firegirl (2006 Golden Kite Award for Fiction), and The … Continue reading

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Meet Bestselling Author Kathleen Fuller

About Kathleen: Kathleen Fuller is the author of over twenty books, including the bestselling Hearts of Middlefield series. She lives with her husband and three teenagers in Geneva, Ohio. Visit Kathleen here. How many words do you write each day? Depends, but … Continue reading

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Meet Award-Winning Author Maryrose Wood

About Maryrose: I write novels for kids and teens. Is that a cool job or what? For readers 8 – 12 and beyond, check out THE INCORRIGIBLE CHILDREN OF ASHTON PLACE series. Three children who were raised by wolves and … Continue reading

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Meet Author Barbara Dee

About Barbara: Barbara Dee is the author of the tween novels Just Another Day in my Insanely Real Life (starred review, PW), Solving Zoe (2010 Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year; 2010 and 2011 Texas Lone Star Annotated … Continue reading

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Meet Author Sandra Beasley

About Sandra: Sandra Beasley is the author of Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, a memoir and cultural history of food allergy; I Was the Jukebox: Poems, winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize; and Theories … Continue reading

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Meet Bestselling Author Sonya Sones

About Sonya: Sonya Sones was born in Boston and overprotected in the nearby suburb of Newton. Before becoming a poet, Sonya was a struggling poet. She was also an animator, a baby clothes mogul, and taught filmmaking at Harvard University. … Continue reading

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Meet Bestselling Author Sara Shepard

About Sara: Sara Shepard has been writing for as long as she can remember, though when she was young, the things she wanted to be when she grew up were a soap opera star, a designer for LEGO, a filmmaker, … Continue reading

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