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LONG ISLAND GETS ON THE SCOREBOARD!

Home sweet home – finally, a shirt from Long Island. After an awesome visit to Babylon Upper Grade School and an autographing at the Junior High, here I am rocking my Babylon Panthers gear!

KNICKERBOCKER AWARD!!!

So thrilled to accept the Knickerbocker Award at the SSL banquet of the New York Library Association conference in Buffalo. I had to appear via Skype, after 3 flight cancellations to Buffalo and 1 to Rochester. But the welcome I received was 100% up close & personal, The NYLA/SSL crew are WONDERFUL! #FlatGordon covered for me at the […]

ROCKY RIVER PIRATES

And the second state to join the prestigious 2-school-t-shirt club is … OHIO! Here I’m rocking my awesome Rocky River gear – after a fantastic mini-tour that took me across the entire district. Go Pirates!

LATEST AWARD NEWS

A lot has been happening in the award/nomination department lately, so let’s get caught up. First of all, SLACKER has been nominated for the Maine Student Book Award, and MASTERMINDS has snagged a nod for the Sasquatch Award, chosen by the readers of Washington State. MASTERMINDS has also WON the Diamond Willow Award, selected by […]

TEXAS TAKES THE LEAD

And the first state to appear twice on my school t-shirts is … drumroll please… TEXAS! This is Lopez Middle School in San Antonio.

CHECK OUT MY INTERVIEW IN SLJ!

My interview in School Library Journal just went LIVE on their website. CLICK HERE to read it.

MEANWHILE, IN THE MAIL …

This latest school t-shirt just came in the mail last week – Kirn Middle School in Council Bluffs, IA, where the media center book club just read SON OF THE MOB. Thanks, you guys!

HAPPY SPRING!

Spring has sprung on my legendary collection of school t-shirts. This one – okay, it’s not technically a tee since it has a collar, but what the hey – is from an amazing visit a few years back to Ridgeview Elementary in Gray, Tennessee. Go Raptors!

A FACELIFT FOR NO MORE DEAD DOGS AND THE 6TH GRADE NICKNAME GAME

Even in this fractured world where no one can agree on anything, surely we can all be united against dogs dying. Great news – Disney-Hyperion is repackaging NO MORE DEAD DOGS and THE 6TH GRADE NICKNAME GAME as part of a major rerelease of my backlist. It all starts on June 6th, but stay tuned […]

FROM NH WITH A GOOFY SMILE

McKelvie Intermediate School, Bedford, NH. You can tell how much I loved it there by the goofy grin on my face. Go Mustangs!