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- Latest author visits -
Author Day at Livingston Manor Central School, in Livingston Manor, NY on April 8
For more pictures of the Livingston Manor visit, click here.
The 2014 Children's Lit Festival in Warrensburg, MO,
April 16 - 18, 2014
For more pictures of the Children's Lit Fest, AND to find out the significance of this particular picture, click here. (I'll tell you a little bit more at the bottom of that page.)
- Award News -
has been nominated for:
 the 2014-2015 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award (Vermont)
the 2014/2015 Black-Eyed Susan Award (Maryland)
in the Grade 4 - 6 Division 
the 2014 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award (New York region).
  • Click here for more information about Frogged.
8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel (divided by) 1 Dog = Chaos
has been nominated for:
the 2013-2014 (New Hampshire) Cochecho Readers' Award  
the 2013-2014 Beverly Cleary Children’s Choice Award
the 2013-2014 Virginia Readers' Choice Selection List(elementary grades) 
  • Click here for more information about 8 Class Pets.
 - Foreign edition -
Although I snagged an image of the Chinese cover of Deadly Pink on-line months ago, I just received my author's copies.
The text goes back to front
and the print goes up and down--and there are pictures!
How cool!
For more about the US edition of Deadly Pink
click here.
- On-Line Interview -
Check out Awake at Midnight's February 11 interview, conducted by JS Daly.
He also has a very nice review of Curses, Inc. that you can click on from the same page.  Thank you, Sean!
 - 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 two (for 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