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My Schedule for NCTE 2014

I'll be at the NCTE Annual Conference in National Harbor from Thursday to Saturday.  I'll be speaking on Friday and Saturday as well as signing books at my publishers' booths ...

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Beautiful Beetles & Twinkie Pie

I read two amazing books this week - one that you can rush out and find at your bookstore or library right now, and one to put on your list ...

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Celebrating Read In Week October 6-10

A number of schools have contacted me lately, asking if I can Skype in to read a story for Read-In Week October 6-10.  This seems to be a Canadian sort ...

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Seasons of Reading

Seasons of Reading

I spent much of the summer working on book 3 of my Ranger in Time series with Scholastic and another project, so most of my reading was research related - ...

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Up, Down, Over, and Under - Book news!

Thanks to everyone who bought, shared, and spread the word about our picture book OVER AND UNDER THE SNOW, illustrator Christopher Silas Neal and I are collaborating on two companion ...

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