Adventure Stories for Kids and Grown-Ups

Adventure Stories for Kids and Grown-Ups

Florida, Here I Come!

April 9, 2024

I’m so honored that THE GIRL WHO BUILT A SPIDER was picked as one of Florida’s Sunshine State Young Reader Awards Books. And look at the great company Theresa Brown is keeping! These are great books to check out for…

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Kid Questions Are The Best

April 29, 2023

I’ve been bopping from elementary school to elementary school this spring, talking about reading and writing and my favorite authors, and how much I love Star Wars, and how I love writing but how I sometimes hate it too, although…

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April 1st Book Launch in Charleston!

February 22, 2023
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#1 in Kid’s Robot Fiction!

December 22, 2022

This is a first for me. I’ve never topped an Amazon List before! Even if my spider-building friend stays on top for just a few days, I will still be very proud of her. Not just because word is spreading…

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New Book Title, Cover, & Decade

July 28, 2022

The editors at Godwin Books have chosen one of my alternate titles for my new book – THE GIRL WHO BUILT A SPIDER. I like it! Flavia Sorrentino, a lovely artist from Roma, has created this beautiful and dynamic cover…

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It’s The Final Countdown

July 11, 2022

My next novel – THE FANTASTIC INVENTIONS OF DR. FLAX – drops March 21, 2023. Wahooooooo! I’m counting the days (253)! Here’s the link to its page on Macmillan: I’m really excited about this one. It’s the story of…

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Why Are Titles So Hard?

June 1, 2022

The title of my next novel will be The Fantastic Inventions of Dr. Flax. Maybe. This title is currently being debated in meetings behind the doors of Godwin Books, an imprint of Henry Holt Books For Young Readers, which is…

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