Vivian Vande Velde Main Page

- upcoming open-to-the-public author visit - 


On Saturday, April 7
I will be one of 7 authors 
at the Seymour Library in Brockport, NY
Time: 10 am - 12 noon
 * * Authors: Susan Williams Beckhorn, Wendy Dunham, 
Joy Keller, Andrea Page, Sally Valentine,
Vivian Vande Velde, and Jackie Boothby Yeager * *
Raffles to benefit the library, and craft activities
Book sales by Lift Bridge Books

Seymour Library
161 East Ave, Brockport, NY 14420 
(585) 637-1050


 - 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 Green Mountain Book Award (Vermont),
  •  the 2018/2019 Missouri Association of School Librarians Truman Readers Award (for early teens, Grades 6 - 8),
  • and the 2018/2019 South Carolina Junior Book Award.  

To learn more about 23 Minutes, click here. 


- latest book -   

To read more about The Princess Imposter, click here.

Coming up next, The Prince Problem -- to be published by Scholastic in November 2018


 - latest author visit - 

On December 3, the Greece, NY Barnes and Noble hosted a book fair for Saint Pius X School, and invited authors Kevin Kurtz, Joy Keller, Vivian Vande Velde, Keely Hutton, and Andrea Page to meet with students and autograph books.

For more pictures of the B&N event, 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