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Learn about Museum of Magic, an interactive serial novel, which Revis calls "a fascinating experience that has brought me closer to my readers."
Locard was right, and not just about crime scenes. When you read a story, it becomes a part of your story. Even when you don’t realize it at the time.
It's my hope that Repairing the World, a book ostensibly about grief and healing, will also be a place for Jewish kids (Reconstructionist or not) to see themselves in a story. I want to illustrate how normal it is for kids to have help managing their mental health. And, that grownups and kids can be queer or questioning and it’s just part of life. It doesn’t have to be a big deal.
I hope Seabirds will act as a love letter to readers looking for the same community and reassurance I once was.
When I go into schools and speak to children, the first thing I ask is, “Who here likes to read?” Everyone puts up their hands. Then I ask, “Who here is lying about liking to read?” There are usually a lot of laughs and a lot of hands up. Once the laughter dies down, I […]
How might life be different for a gay teenager living on a farm, in a rural community? What challenges might he face that a gay teenager in an urban community would not?
In Next Door to Happy, Violet, who’s a little lonely and a little lost, watches as the large and rambunctious Walker family move in, and she becomes desperate to become a part of their seemingly charmed life.
Be Real, Macy Weaver is a story about a girl discovering and embracing her own identity. In some ways, Macy and this novel helped me “be real” about who I am as a writer and trust my own voice more. I wouldn’t trade this two-year journey for anything. Thank you, Macy-girl!
Graphic novels transport us to subjects we may never have delved into if it weren’t for the captivating drawings and the often deeply personal storylines.
The idea for Breda’s Island, my fifth novel but my first for Middle Grade readers, began very late one night on my husband’s family farm in rural County Kerry, Ireland.