I was blown away by this project that teacher Kalon Borden asked students to do. After reading my book The Naked Mole-Rat Letters over the summer, his sixth graders designed and created t-shirts. I loved looking carefully at each to (read more
Hooray for creative media specialists and teachers. Granger Middle School Book Talk Chalk Pictures! I would have loved doing this in school, and I’m honored to be on the ground thanks to this talented middle schooler.(read more
Check out this amazing mother-daughter duo singing Lucky Me from my book Guitar Notes.
Thanks to students at Herndon Middle School for making this rocking video.(read more
Here is middle-school student Gabriella Nguyen singing her own version of Lucky Me from Guitar Notes.
I love the quality of her voice, the emotion she puts into the song, and the way she made it her own. First she (read more
I love this imaginative and beautiful piece of art by a fan named Isabella. She has drawn the eyes of her favorite characters from YA books. I’m so honored that my character from Guitar Notes is in the picture.(read more
In my novel Get Happy, Minerva makes a fake uke out of a cookie tin and a ruler so that she can practice learning her chords. People do make home-made instruments–some that you can actually play. Jilleen Moore makes (read more
Introducing the Ukeladies! Members of this group include Sapphira, Elizabeth, Tarrah, Michelle, and Sarah and others who come and go. The group was basically founded by Elizabeth who played uke during lunch on Wednesdays at her school.(read more
Another snapshot of a reader. I love the blurry quality. It’s like the book is alive and thrumming! (read more