The Big Blue Marble Book Store on 5/17!

I’m going to be talking about the Sparkle Spa and books for elementary schoolers in general tomorrow at the Blue Blue Marble Book Store in Mt. Airy, PA.  In preparation, I did an interview on their blog.  You can read it over here, if you’d like.

Here’s an excerpt:

“And, lastly, our “3 for 3” book-related questions:

1. What were 3 of your favorite books when you were a child/teen? 

JS: Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson, Harriet The Spy by Louise Fitzhugh, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

2. What are 3 books you’ve read recently that surprised you? 

JS: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart, I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson, Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull 

3. What are 3 books that influence/d your writing? 

JS: Kristy’s Big Idea by Ann M. Martin, Sunset Island by Cherie Bennett, Here’s To You Rachel Robinson by Judy Blume”