Sally Hill Mills teaches creative writing to elementary school children. A former classroom and special education teacher, she knows kids and knows what they like to read.
“A children’s ... Read full author bio >
"There are big ideas here, too, including what it means to be special and what it means to be tough and how there are good and bad things about both. . . . A great classroom book full of lessons about language and life."
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"
C. Scoushe Rosa is a retired New York City teacher who has always had an interest in storytelling that started from listening to her relatives' entertaining Puerto Rican folktales or ... Read full author bio >
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 >
A survivor of childhood bullying, V. Anna. Smith rose above the learning disabilities of her youth to pursue her lifelong passion for writing. After being diagnosed in her thirties with ... Read full author bio >
"An edgy YA Fantasy a strong heroine who must use her wits and inner strength to survive"
Jeff Altabef lives in New York with his wife, two daughters, and Charlie the dog. He spends time volunteering at the writing center in the local community college. After years ... Read full author bio >
"This is an enjoyable read for all ages that goes by as fast as the authors can unspool it, without needless subplot detours. The teenage characters’ realism stands out, quite possibly because of the younger Altabef’s input.”"
In her non-fiction life, Ellery Kane works as a forensic psychologist. Evaluating violent criminals and treating victims of trauma has afforded her a unique perspective on the past and its ... Read full author bio >
"Kane makes her story stand out...in the deft way she deals with heavy themes related to child abuse, PTSD and the fear that people cannot ever truly leave the demons of their past behind...A dark, emotional story about rebellion, closely in the tradition of the Divergent and Legend trilogies.' -Kirkus Review"
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."
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