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BACK TO FLORIDA

Amazing memories from a fantastic visit – and one of my all-time favorite school names: Upthegrove Elementary in LaBelle, Florida!

SUMMER CHILLING, MARINETTE STYLE

Just chilling – and remembering a fantastic visit to Marinette Middle School in Marinette, WI. Go Mariners!

BOOK CLUB FOR KIDS TACKLES UNGIFTED

  CLICK HERE to check out the fantastic Book Club for Kids podcast on UNGIFTED! And don’t forget to keep your eyes out for SUPERGIFTED, coming January 2nd!

THE FIRST WAVE HEADS BACK TO SCHOOL

Just because we’re still in the dog days of summer here in the north doesn’t mean other states aren’t gearing up for the new school year. In honor of those stalwart districts that are heading back early, I’m ramping up my quest to wear a different school t-shirt every week in 2017. Presenting Alma Middle […]

A HOMETOWN SCHOOL SHIRT

This latest school shirt is from Wagar High School in Montreal, Canada. FYI, this would have been my high school if my family hadn’t moved to Toronto when I was seven.

SCHOOL TEES DON’T STOP FOR SUMMER

The quest for 52 school t-shirts in 2017 doesn’t stop just because it’s summer. Rocky Run ES in Fredericksburg, VA. Go Bulldogs!

GO HAWKS!

Had to dig pretty deep in the closet for this latest school t-shirt – Oak Hill Elementary in Overland Park, Kansas. A long-ago yet very memorable visit! Go Hawks!

LATEST UK BRUNO & BOOTS NEWS

Great news for fans in the UK – the second BRUNO & BOOTS movie, THIS CAN’T BE HAPPENING AT MACDONALD HALL,  will be premiering on Nickelodeon UK on July 21st. Plenty of time to lay in a supply of popcorn, couch pillows, and maybe a beanbag chair or two.

WELCOME TO THE “SUMMER OF RE-RELEASES!”

This summer, Disney-Hyperion is repackaging my teen novels BORN TO ROCK, SON OF THE MOB, THE JUVIE THREE, and JAKE, REINVENTED! I’m so psyched to see some of my all-time favorites with snazzy new covers. And on the middle-grade front, keep an eye out for new editions of NO MORE DEAD DOGS and THE 6TH GRADE NICKNAME […]

HAPPY 4TH, HAPPY CANADA 150!

Happy Independence Day, happy Canada 150! Hope everybody had an AMAZING holiday weekend! The school t-shirts continue: Elkhart Christian Academy, Elkhart, IN!