A few more pictures from my publicist, Rachel Wasdyke, from last week’s TLA conference. One of my faves: Rachel and me after our dinner. And here are the other authors at the Little, Brown dinner: Justin Somper (VAMPIRATES) and Sara Zarr (SWEETHEARTS). Today and always, I am thankful for Rachel.
One of the best parts of attending librarian conferences has got to be meeting beloved authors. For me, this just doesn’t get better than going to TLA and meeting Gary Schmidt who wrote two of my all-time favorite middle grade novels: The Wednesday Wars and Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy. Pitch perfect in humor … Read More
All I can say is that Texan Librarians sure know how to make an author feel welcome. Yes, ma’am! After spending 3 days in Houston at the legendary Texas Librarian Association with two of the other readergirlz co-founders (Dia Calhoun and Lorie Ann Grover), let me just say, I looooove Texans as much as I … Read More
The readergirlz co-founders–Dia Calhoun, Lorie Ann Grover, and I–are off to TLA in Houston today for a whirlwind of presentations and dinners! If you’re planning on attending this conference, join us at our key events: Wednesday, 4/16:30-8:30 YART Dinner Thursday, 4/210:30 a.m. TT4L Discussion with Teens 2:00 p.m. readergirlz: making literacy hip and relevant for … Read More