Tag Archive | middle grade novel
I just finished reading this great MG/YA book. I don’t know if it was a big deal when it came out or not. It was published in 2000 and seems to have won some praise but I don’t remember it from anything. It was just one of those books on my bookshelf that I’d never […]
As an author, I occasionally read books on writing–On Writing by Stephen King and The Glamour of Grammar (Roy Peter Clark) among my favorites. As I was rereading On Writing recently I got to the section about how we need to read all the time so I walked in the other room and grabbed […]
Here is an excerpt from Seed Savers-Lily when she first sees Arturo’s back yard. Arturo called out ahead of us. “Abuelo! Lily is here.” We walked straight through the house and out the back. An old man was rocking in a wicker chair under a hastily-made awning. He wore a straw hat and held […]
Day three: celebrating the rerelease of Treasure in pictures. Sandra Smith is the author of the awesome and award-winning middle grade/YA series, Seed Savers. Visit her Facebook and Pinterest pages. Follow her on Twitter. Sign up for the newsletter!