I grew up in Flint, Michigan, with my five brothers.
The Adventures of Nanny Piggins
Mr. Green desperately needed to find a new nanny for his children.
The results are finally in from the Confectionary Association's annual new candy contest.
I am eleven years old, and I am invisible.
All was still in the valley of the dragons.
Go Big or Go Home
There might be more unlikely ways to die, but I can't think of any.
Gregor the Overlander
Gregor had pressed his forehead against the screen for so long.
Inside Out & Back Again
Today is Tet, the first day of the lunar calendar.
A Long Walk to Water
Going was easy. Going, the big plastic container held only air.
Lost and Found
Jay Grayson was twelve years old, so the first day of school shouldn't have felt like such a big deal.
Love, Ruby Lavender
Murderers! You can't have them all!"
My Brother Abe
When he was three years old and I was five, I learned my little brother his letters.
Out of My Mind
I'm surrounded by thousands of words. Maybe millions.
Troubles come in threes, Pa always said.
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio
My ordeal began on a Friday early in September.
When a plan came from Griffen Bing, even the tiniest detail had to be perfect.
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
It was dusk-winter dusk. Snow lay white and shining over the pleated hills.
The Name of This Book is Secret
I'm sorry I couldn't let you read chapter one.
Danny The Champion of the World
When I was four months old, my mother died suddenly and my father was left to look after me all by himself.
Never mind being afraid of eleven right now.