Hello again! I hope everyone’s had a wonderful summer and is gearing up for the school year ahead. My calendar is starting to fill up with school visits, which is always exciting.
Happy New Year, everybody! I can’t believe how fast the fall semester flew by! I was flying all over myself, talking about writing from New York to Montana to Seattle and back again. I also answered some questions about sequels on the Tollbooth blog in November for an interview that the wonderful author Michelle Knudsen conducted on the topic. If you want to read the post, you can click right here to check it out.
Hello and welcome back to school! I’m incredibly excited this month because The Nina, The Pinta and the Vanishing Treasure got nominated for an award—the 2012 Young Hoosier Book Award, to be exact! Three cheers for all the Young Hoosiers—and their teachers and librarians—in Indiana! Also, if you’re reading this page while in Indiana and want me to come visit your school or library, please email me so we can set something up!
Wow, I can’t believe how quickly this fall has flown. Here are a few fun Alec-related links (and one me-related link) that I’ve been meaning to put up for awhile. Hope you enjoy!
The Ransom Note Blues is coming out so soon! We have some big plans in the works like a soon-to-be-revealed online contest and a big book launch party at Books of Wonder in NYC. More to come on all of that very soon!
A few things have happened since my last December post, and I wanted to highlight them before the New Year. First, The Nina, The Pinta and The Vanishing Treasure was reviewed on KidsRead.com where the reviewer said especially nice things about me and Alec and Gina. They also interviewed me a while back If you want to read it, you can click here.