A banner from the wonderful kids at Hillside Elementary School, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Skyping with students in Buenos Aires, Argentina!
Lipscomb Academy, Nashville, TN (where I was treated to my first Meat and Three!)
The Children’s Village, Dobbs Ferry, NY
Sidetrack’s team at the Invest in Yourself 5K, Omaha, NE (the author, second from the right).
With authors Gary Schmidt and Barbara Carroll Roberts at the Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD
The Japanese edition of Sidetracked
Out for sushi with Sidetracked’s Japanese publisher, translator, editor and literary agent, (and husband, Henry), in Tokyo, Japan!
My nametag and program. Honored to attend the 65th National Youth Book Report Contest in Tokyo, where Sidetracked was one of three books recommended for Junior High Students by the Japanese School Library Association.
At the reception with translator, Hiroko Taketomi and two students, Naoki and Sora, who won awards for their essays on Sidetracked.
Haruto, another proud award winner and Sidetracked fan.
In the paper! Co-sponsor of the award, the Mainichi Newspapers Co. interviewed award-winner Naoki and me.
A short translation of the newspaper article.