James Rizzo works as a chiropractor, nutritionist and educator. In his novel, he has crafted a suspenseful narrative that explores socially important issues for the Young Adult. James Rizzo is ... Read full author bio >
"A quick, compelling historical novel with a magical touch"
From the time fantasy writer Julia K. Rohan could put pencil to paper she began escaping the Realworld through her drawings and stories.
As a young teenager her creative energy ... Read full author bio >
"Rohan combines all the elements of basic fantasy—a young hero, mentors, villains, something to be saved, special powers and, of course, magical creatures—with the more elusive combination of great storytelling that appeals to a wide audience. She weaves an engaging, imaginative tapestry."
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.”"
Ludvimin Reyna grew up in the Northern Philippines and currently resides in Seattle, Washington. She was a graduate of St Catherine School of Nursing and Midwifery.
The author wrote this ... Read full author bio >
I'm a native Californian, and I live on the edge of a redwood forest with my husband and assorted cats. I'm down to one at the moment, but ... Read full author bio >
"McKenzie pens a swampy middle-grade story full of humor, hauntings, quirky characters and a mystery that continues to develop to the very end... A short, fun story that will excite both young and old imaginations."
Claude is a simple writer, but an excellent story teller. His easy style captivates readers - as evidenced by his Canadian best-selling novel Timestopper. He also was the runner up in ... Read full author bio >
"A boy’s amazing powers stand between Earth and total destruction."
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 the National Council of Teachers ... 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."
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."
Brad Ulreich is a Washington D.C.-based artist, musician, and writer. His first novel -- The Unearthly Travails of Gabriel McGregor -- was inspired by a sleepless night, and the feverish ... Read full author bio >
"The novel’s dialogue is particularly strong, and Gabriel’s words ring true as those of a know-it-all child who doesn’t quite know it all yet."
Author Robert Scott Thayer is also a recording artist who writes and sings in the pop, jazz, and children’s genres. Robert has won several International Songwriting Awards including those ... Read full author bio >
"Thayer’s charismatic characters are further animated through Gallegos’ vibrant, color-saturated illustrations, bringing the story to life. A swimmingly fun, educational trip sure to be enjoyed by young friends of the manatee."
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