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Winter 2015!

Wow! 2015 is going to be a great year!

I have TWO new books coming out in 2015. The first one is a picture book called MARVELOUS CORNELIUS. It’s a story of this amazing garbage man, the city of New Orleans, and Hurricane Katrina. “John Parra” painted the incredible illustrations.

The other book is a middle grade novel called A WHOLE NEW BALLGAME. In fact, it’s the first book in a series about these two basketball-loving fifth grade boys named Rip and Red. I think you’re going to like it.

In 2014, I kicked off something new. I started my very own YouTube show! If you click the button underneath the welcome video, it will take you to my YouTube Channel. Or you can check out one of the episodes — like this one about Extreme Readers — right here!

I also had a new picture book hit shelves in 2014. It’s called THE SOCCER FENCE. It’s a story of friendship, hope and apartheid in South Africa. Check out this super cool book trailer made by a group of fifth graders from Caldwell Heights Elementary School in Round Rock, Texas:

Of course, I’m visiting a whole bunch of schools this school year in Texas, New Jersey, South Carolina, and New York. I’m also…

Well, for all the latest news, click on over to my “News” page.

Oh, this is me a few years back juggling and dancing to Lady Gaga!

Now come on in.  Take a look around.  Welcome to my website!



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