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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 […]

A SPECIAL EVENT FEATURING POP

I’m so excited to be part of this special event for families at Harmony Village at CareOne in Paramus, New Jersey, January 17 at 6:30 pm, featuring my book POP.

WE ARE READERS; WE ARE WRITERS

One of my all-time favorite school t-shirts – Pinewood Intermediate in Schenectady, NY. Loved the school; love the message.

RESTART MAKES THE BEST OF 2017!

So thrilled to see RESTART on Brightly‘s list of The Best Children’s Books of 2017, According to Kids. The “According to Kids” part is important – this is an honor chosen by the readers themselves, which is why it means so much. Woo-hoo!

GO UNICORNS!

I picked up this piece of quality merch at a school visit orchestrated by the awesome Scholastic Book Fairs when Texas Library Association was in San Antonio – New Braunfels ISD in New Braunfels, Texas. Go Unicorns!

FINALLY – NYC!

Can you believe it’s December and I haven’t yet featured a single t-shirt from the largest school district in North America – and right next door, too – New York City Public Schools? That streak ends today! World Journalism Preparatory School in Queens, NY. Thanks, 6th grade, for your awesome units on SCHOOLED and MASTERMINDS […]

POST-THANKSGIVING SCHOOL TEE

It being holiday time, let’s honor the hometown – Great Neck North Middle School, Great Neck, NY. Go Blazers!

GREETINGS FROM THE SBF TOUR!

Greetings from Clark Middle School in St. John, Indiana, last stop on my whirlwind tour for Scholastic Book Fairs. The official “swag” at Clark was this awesome SCHOOLED t-shirt – an excellent addition to my school shirt collection. Thanks – and thanks for a great visit. Peace!