- Margin Notes -
- 2008 EDGAR AWARDS
Congratulations to Tedd Arnold and his novel, RAT LIFE, for winning Best Young Adult Mystery novel. FRAGMENTS was also a 2008 EDGAR AWARD nominee in this category. The Edgars are presented every year by The Mystery Writers of America. For the complete list of 2008 winners and nominees click here.
- YALSA Quick Pick
FRAGMENTS has been chosen for YALSA's Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers for 2008. The Young Adult Library Services Association is a division of the American Library Association (ALA). For the complete list of 2008 Quick Picks, click here.
- Upcoming Events
Marple Public Library, Sept 16th 7pm, 2599 Sproul Road, Broomall, PA 19008I will be talking about writing and the publication of FRAGMENTS
Barnes & Noble Oct 13th 7pm Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall, PAI will be signing along with Nancy Viau, author of Samantha Hansen Has Rocks in Her Head KSRA Conference, Oct 20th, King of Prussia, PA Author's Tea
Children's Book World Annual Author and Illustrators Event, November 7th, Haverford, PAI will be one of the many authors attending.
- I AM AVAILABLE for school visits, library visits, and parent or community programs interested in having me talk about writing in general and/or FRAGMENTS in particular. I will be happy to tailor my visit to your needs. So please feel free to email me.
"Fragments is a disturbing novel that probes the inner depths of the human psyche." -– Young Adults Book Central
"This portrait of trauma is also a look at the power of trust, both when it is kept and violated... brace yourself for the shocking ending." -- TeenReads.com.
"This novel will keep teens reading to the very last page." -- Booklist