Vivian Vande Velde Main Page

 - upcoming author visit - 

Along with authors Keely Hutton, Joy Keller, Kevin Kurtz, and Andrea Page, I will be signing at the Greece Barnes & Noble 
Sunday, December 3
2 - 4 pm
as part of Saint Pius X's Book Fair

Mall at Greece Ridge Center 
330 Greece Ridge Center Drive 
Rochester, NY 14626 

- latest author visits -

Rochester Children's Book Festival in Rochester, NY on November 4, 2017

 For more pictures from the RCBF (please be patient, there are over 100 pictures), click here.

- latest book -  

Just published: The Princess Imposter. To read more about The Princess Imposter, click here.


 - lists and award nominations -


23 Minutes has been named on The International Literacy Association Young Adults' Choices 2017 Reading List.

Also, 23 Minutes is currently nominated for

  • the 2017/2018 Black-Eyed Susan Award (Maryland), Grades 6 - 9 Category,
  • the 2017/2018 Missouri Association of School Librarians Truman Readers Award (for early teens, Grades 6 - 8),
  • and for the 2017/2018 Green Mountain Book Award (Vermont).

To learn more about 23 Minutes, click here. 


- Facebook -

No, I haven't joined the 21st century.
I don't have a Facebook page, but there is a
- Website News -
Notice the Study Guides flag.
That's the place to go if you're interested in activities, discussion questions, or study guides for my books.  For the moment, there are only three (for 8 Class Pets, Curses, Inc., and Heir Apparent).  So, if you've written a study guide or quizz for one of my other books and you're willing to share, please contact:
Lucy Giglio, Author Booking Agent