THANK YOU, INDIANA, FOR RECOGNIZING ONE COOL SPY Jada Sly, Artist and Spy has been flying below the radar, but she is ready for her closeup. This little secret agent doesn't work for some secretive government program for kids. She's the 10-year-old daughter of an American working for the state department in France, and a … Continue reading JADA SLY, ARTIST AND SPY
Max the dog./S.Winston B&N Summer reading program continues. So many great books so little time! Young readers grades 1-6 can earn a free book through the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading program! Learn more: https://bit.ly/BNSummerReadingJournal #BNSummerReading While I’m proud that my book, President of the Whole Fifth Grade is on the list, I know there … Continue reading IS YOUR CHILD READING READY?
The hardest thing about waiting for the next book in the sequence is anticipating the new cover. I love you, Marley Dias! At 11, this little firecracker blew some folks minds with her #1000booksforblackgirls campaign. Now 15, she’s still fighting for change. Get ‘em, girl! With five days until my birthday, my wish is for … Continue reading 5 REASONS TO CELEBRATE YOUNG ACTIVISTS
She's at it again! Brianna Justice, of President of the Whole Fifth Grade (Little, Brown), is on the move--going all across the country as part of Barnes & Noble's Summer Reading program. From Barnes & Noble: "Young readers grades 1-6 can earn a free book through the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading program! Learn more: https://bit.ly/BNSummerReadingJournal #BNSummerReading" … Continue reading B&N CELEBRATES BOOKS
In honor of my B-day being seven days away, I’ve chosen seven works of fiction that shape the way I approach my writing. Characters sharp as a crease. A superb thriller within a series of superb thrillers. Sandford’ s character development is a writing clinic in Storm Prey. He weaves an intricate web and manages … Continue reading TOP 7 BOOKS THAT INFLUENCE MY WRITING