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RESTART MAKES BANKS STREET’S “BEST BOOKS OF 2017”

Very psyched to see RESTART on Banks Street College of Educations’s list of Best Books of 2017 – and rubbing elbows with some pretty elite company. Woo-hoo! CLICK HERE for the whole list.

RESTART SELECTED BY SCRIPPS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE

So psyched to be able to reveal that RESTART is a 6th grade selection for Great Words, Great Works by the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Every word on the 2018-2019 School Spelling Bee Study List can be found in one of the books. Can you spell “exhilarated?”

VOTE RESTART

I’m super-honored to report that RESTART is up for Global Read Aloud, middle school category! The competition is pretty stiff, but for readers, it’s a win-win. You really can’t go wrong with these awesome titles. CLICK HERE TO VOTE  

WEEKEND BAKING PROJECT: RESTART CUPCAKES

Forget the Newbery, the Pulitzer, and the Nobel. The true measure of the greatness of a book is whether or not it has its own custom cupcakes. RESTART – the perfect baking project for a rainy February weekend!

RESTART – THE LATEST IN FASHION!

Check out the latest in RESTART designer accessories! Note the t-shirts, and – look carefully – the glasses too!

AND THE NOMINEES ARE …

There it is, a little easier to see – the nominated cast of the RESTART audiobook. Congrats again!

RESTART IS NOMINATED FOR AN AUDIE

Awesome news from the audiobook world: RESTART is nominated for a prestigious Audie award – for Best Multi-Voiced Performance. Congrats to Recorded Books and an amazing cast! For all the details, CLICK HERE!

HAVE A “GIFTED” NEW YEAR!

Happy 2018! I’m so psyched to welcome everyone back to my website in the new year! The big news – on the off-chance that you didn’t notice the ginormous slide right behind me on the homepage – is that SUPERGIFTED is finally out. UNGIFTED fans – get pumped! Donovan Curtis is back, along with Noah, […]

MYSTERY SOLVED!!!

MYSTERY SOLVED! It was Zionsville West MS in Zionsville, IN, outside Indianapolis! Now I can welcome 2018 with my conscience clear! (But why am I surprised that the answer came so easily? The Internet knows everything!)

THE MYSTERY SHIRT…

51 weeks ago, I set out to honor the awesome schools I’ve visited by wearing a different school t-shirt every week in 2017. So here it is, the very LAST ONE, and it’s from … ??? I have no idea. I see an Eagles logo and a big Z, but I can’t remember which school […]