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10th Publication Anniversary of GOOD ENOUGH

February 5, 2018 marks the TENTH publication anniversary of my first YA novel GOOD ENOUGH (HarperCollins 2008). Can you believe ten years have gone by? To celebrate this special day, I recently recorded a fun tribute video about this novel and its musical influences from Mozart to the Violent Femmes. Go here to check it out…
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Happy New Year’s Eve 2016 – Let’s Give Back!

Happy New Year’s Eve 2016! I hope everyone is having a happy holiday season! My last blog for 2016 celebrates the holidays by encouraging everyone to give back! I want to promote these three organizations as worthy causes for your donations – the Orlando Youth Alliance, the Southeast Symphony, and We Need Diverse Books. More information below…
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2016 Summer Olympics!

The opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio is tonight! I always look forward to the Olympics (both winter & summer) because my first published children’s picture book was about Olympic champion diver Dr. Sammy Lee, a Korean American who broke racial barriers with his back to back Gold Medals in the 1948 and…
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