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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!

RESTART AWARD NEWS!

Forgot to share the excellent news that RESTART has been nominated for the Silver Birch Award, part of the Festival of Trees program, voted on by 200,000+ young readers in Ontario. So psyched to be back on this excellent list, which has featured SWINDLE, ZOOBREAK, THE HYPNOTISTS, and MASTERMINDS over the years!

PENNSYLVANIA

The latest – from the awesome Lawrence County Reading Festival,  sponsored by Lawrence County Schools in Pennsylvania.

DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS!

Okay, even I’m starting to be blown away by how many school t-shirts I’ve picked up in my travels (although it explains a lot about the state of my closet). This week: Canyon Ridge Elementary School in San Antonio, Texas. Go Coyotes!

INTERVIEW WITH SCHOLASTIC PARENTS

Check out my recent interview with Scholastic Parents on bullying and RESTART. CLICK HERE TO STREAM

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

In 2017, I set out to prove that there’s a school shirt for every occasion, and Halloween is no exception. This basic black example of Cardinal-wear comes from Driftwood Middle School in Hollywood, Florida. (Wizard’s hat optional, but recommended.)

WIN AN ADVANCE COPY OF SUPERGIFTED

The title says it all. We’ve got a pile of SUPERGIFTED advance reader copies, and we’re determined to get rid of them! CLICK HERE TO ENTER

SCOPE MAGAZINE’S WRITE-A-STORY CONTEST

I’m judging Scholastic’s Scope Magazine Write-A-Story contest this year! So you’ve already got an advantage because … well, you know the judge! Seriously, it’s a fantastic contest. I’ve provided three awesome opening lines for stories that haven’t been written yet. Your job is to choose your favorite and write the story. Then I’ll read the […]

SCHOOL TEE – BIRTHDAY EDITION!

Even though I’ve cancelled my birthday for this year due to technical difficulties, sunspots, and lack of interest, thank you for all the warm wishes on my special day (that didn’t actually happen). And here’s my latest school t-shirt, birthday week edition: Tex Hill Middle School in San Antonio TX!

BALTIMORE MINI-TOUR!

My latest t-shirt is this choice piece of merch from Gilman School, one of three awesome schools that hosted me in Maryland! Great schools, great kids, great trip!