STRONG SHOULDERS

. Dear Mr. Christy, This is Teacher Appreciation Day and so you are on my mind. I wish I could stand next to your grey, steel desk just as I did as...

Well. Today is the day. The launch day of FISH IN A TREE. I can hardly believe it. On Sunday I had a party. A big party which was the official launch. Many...

. THANK YOU, ALL–my fantastic FANTASTICOS! Yesterday, was my launch party for my book, FISH IN A TREE (Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin–coming February 5th). Even though it was Super Bowl Sunday, we...

. Lately, I’ve been thinking back to the “query daze.” How hard it was to put my work in front of strangers who were experts and ask them what they thought....

Hello! At NCTE, I’d referred to these two teacher-related posts and a bullying post in a few conversations w/ teachers. I had promised to post them here so they are easy to...

It’s Halloween and ghouls just want to have fun. SO…. ….I am posting a FISH IN A TREE giveaway including a signed ARC. In case you’d like to know something about...