Claudine Carmel is the author of a new children's series with monster-battling heroine Lucy Lick-Me-Not. The first two books in the series have both been awarded the Kirkus Star ... Read full author bio >
"A charming, wildly imaginative introduction to a brave new girl."
Linda Collison's short fiction, creative nonfiction and articles have been published by a variety of magazines and she has received awards from Honolulu Magazine, Southwest Writers Workshop, the former ... Read full author bio >
"A witty YA voyage with plenty of narrative power"
James Todd Cochrane was born in Fremont, California. He received his BA from Utah State University, where he majored in Business Information Systems with a minor in German.
A writer ... Read full author bio >
"A fast-paced fantasy for preteens who are ready for something meatier than the average chapter book."
Kimberly Dana...Writing Kids Real
Featured on NBC’s More at Midday as a middle school tween expert, Kimberly Dana is a multi-award-winning author and teacher. She is published by ... Read full author bio >
"But while the girls' teachings are often amusing, what really makes Dana's book exceptional are the girls themselves....Lucy and CeCee's target audience may consist solely of tweens, but this is a book that can educate readers of any age."
Donna Benedetti grew up in Petaluma, California, a farming community north of San Francisco, at a time when life was slow and the city population sign remained fixed at 15 ... Read full author bio >
"“A lively book of children’s verse that captures the excitement of seeing boats of all sizes. . . . This photo-filled book will likely hold the attention of little landlubbers reading aloud with their parents, as well as that of older kids with a sustained interest all things maritime. . . . a fun guide for both visitors and residents. . . . A witty introduction to boats and a useful reference for youngsters.”"
You can visit Karen Ann Hopkins at her website: www.karenannhopkins.com.
Karen Ann Hopkins resides in northern Kentucky with her family on a farm that boasts a menagerie of ... Read full author bio >
"An impending apocalypse provides a compelling backdrop for romance in this page-turning first installment of a new YA series. Hopkins (Lamb to the Slaughter, 2014, etc.) expertly weaves her plotlines together in this compulsively readable teen romance story…Hopkins delivers many successful elements of young-adult romance—appealing lead characters, high-voltage chemistry, repressed sexuality—which will win her ardent followers. A paranormal YA tale that’s highly recommended for fans of the Twilight series; move over, Bella and Edward, there’s a new set of kids on the block."
James Raney grew up all over the world, in Europe, Latin America, and Africa, leaving him with a lifelong love of adventure that escapes through his daydreams and lands on ... Read full author bio >
"Raney crafts a swashbuckling adventure that’s genuinely thrilling, not only in its rapid pacing, but also in its extremely clever plotting and endlessly inventive set pieces, which mix and match historical and mythological references in a seamless mélange."
Steven Paul Winkelstein is the award-winning author of Brisko: A True Tale of Holocaust Survival. His extended body of work includes The Wild Mind of the Winkle; Monster Meet on ... Read full author bio >
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