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- Next open-to-the-public author event - 
Thursday, May 11
Barnes & Noble is hosting a Book Fair for
Cosgrove (Spencerport) Middle School
Greece Barnes & Noble
Mall at Greece Ridge Center
Rochester, NY 14626

I will be with Andrea Page, who will be signing copies of her book
Sioux Code Talkers of World War II
Visit Andrea's web page to learn more about her and her book!

The book fair starts at 6 pm, but we will be there from 7 - 9 pm
Learn more about this book fair by visiting Greece Barnes & Noble

 - latest author visit -

Craig Hill Elementary (Greece, NY) Book Discussion Group on January 10

For more pictures from the visit at Craig Hill, click here.


 - Award Nominations! -

  • 23 Minutes

23 Minutes is currently nominated as a Young Adult Library Services (YALSA) Quick Picks.

It is also nominated for the 2017/2018 Black-Eyed Susan Award (Maryland), Grades 6 - 9 Category

and for the 2017/2018 Green Mountain Book Award (Vermont).

To learn more about 23 Minutes, click here.


  • Squirrel in the House

Squirrel in the House is currently nominated for a 2016 Cybil (Children's and Young Adult Bloggers' Literary Awards) -- Early Chapter Book division

To learn more about Squirrel in the House, click here.


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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