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 - 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,

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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.


- coming soon -  

The Princess Imposter will be published by Scholastic this October. To read more about The Princess Imposter, click here.

- latest author visit -

St. Theodore Vacation Bible School in Gates, NY on July 26, celebrating community heroes.

For more pictures of VBS heroes, click here.


- video -

Scholastic has posted videos of books that will be published this fall, including The Princess Imposter. Check out the video here (video courtesy of my bell-ringing friend, Annette)--then stay to listen to some of the other authors talk about their great-sounding books.


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- 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