Interviews, Readings, Conversations about my books

Bookpage interview with Sharon Verbeten, May 2011

10-minute video interview with Sean Robinson, 2011 (my writing process, working with an editor, reading from Hidden)

Hour-long reading and conversation Bayliss Public Library, Sault Set. Marie, Michigan, 2013

Purchase my books:

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FSG Books for Young Readers

Candlewick Press

Atheneum / Simon and Schuster

Heinemann Books

Pioneer Drama

Pecan Grove Press

For Young Writers

Places that accept student writing

For Teachers and others who love to share Poetry

Resources for Lee Bennett Hopkins Award (Children's Poetry) Books

Author Visits, arranged by State

Teachers & Writers Collaborative

Children's Book Council

Ingrid Wendt, NCTE consultant / Poetry Writing Exercises)

Sylvia Vardell's blog, Poetry for Children

For Writers of Books for Children and Teens

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

The Purple Crayon

For Anyone Interested in Books for Children and Teens

America Writes for Kids

Richie's Picks

Sonya Sones' list of novels-in-poems

Young Adult Reader Reviews with another good list of novels-in-verse. Also reviews by young readers (Australian site).

Friends, Colleagues, and Collaborators

Claire Ewart, children's writer and illustrator

Kathe Koja, YA writer

Valiska Gregory, poet and children's writer

Rick Lieder, photographer and artist

Kekla Magoon, children's and YA writer

Elsa Marston, children's writer

Sarah Miller, children's and YA writer, reviewer, and more

Doreen Rappaport: Children's Book Author

April Pulley Sayre, children's writer

Lola Schaefer, children's writer and writing consultant

Chad Thompson (my husband)