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. Hello, Teacher and Librarian WORLD CHANGERS! A TOAST!  To you. HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY, TEACHERS AND LIBRARIANS! ❤ ❤ ❤ Welcome to my fourth annual Middle Grade Authors Love Teachers and Librarians Giveaway! It’s no...

Hello, everyone!  . I’m sorry for the delay. My computer froze and I had to find another one to use. 😦  . HUGE thanks to all of you who entered my...

. Well, I have had quite a week. A week that dreams are made of. Not only was the paperback of FISH IN A TREE released, but I also went on...

. Hello, Teacher and Librarian WORLD CHANGERS! A TOAST! To you. HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY, TEACHERS AND LIBRARIANS!  Welcome to my third annual Middle Grade Authors Love Teachers and Librarians Giveaway! It’s...

THANKS TO Jack and Allie’s Bookstore for partnering with me to offer signed books for the holidays. . If you would like to order ONE FOR THE MURPHYS (hardcover or paperback)...

. I’m on deadline and should be writing my novel right now but I am just SO DARN GRATEFUL, it’s just spilling out of me. I woke up today to find...

. Three years ago, I visited a class whose teacher told me that I “needed to speak with them.” She’d said she had a lot of “Carleys” from my first book,...

Hello! HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY, TEACHERS AND LIBRARIANS! ❤ ❤ ❤ It’s no secret to those of you who know me that I just adore and respect teachers and librarians who are out...

Hey, Book Lovers and NCTE Adventurists! I am SO excited to be attending NCTE15 in Minneapolis this week. Here is my schedule, just in case you’d like to attend something and...