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Polly Shulman: Advice for Young Writers

Today we conclude our interview series with Polly Shulman, author of the Truman Award-nominated book, “The Grimm Legacy.” To read the first chapter online, be sure to visit Polly’s website at www.pollyshulman.com. For more great reading recommendations, don’t forget to … Continue reading

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Polly Shulman: Inspired by Fantasy

Our two favorite twins, Hayden and Garett Ballard, are back this week interviewing Polly Shulman, author of the Truman Award-nominated title, “The Grimm Legacy.” Polly has written about edible jellyfish, Egyptian tombs, infinity, blind dates, books, brains, centenarians, circuses, and … Continue reading

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DBRLTeen Author Exclusive: Polly Shulman

For the month of November, we have invited Polly Shulman, author of “The Grimm Legacy,” to join us for a discussion of her Truman Award-nominated title. In this book, Elizabeth feels like she doesn’t fit in with her stepfamily or … Continue reading

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April Henry on Writing, Books, and Spock

Today we wrap-up our three-part interview series with mystery writer April Henry. She is the author of the Truman Award-nominated title, “Girl, Stolen.” Many thanks to April for sharing her tremendous gifts as a writer as well as her wonderful … Continue reading

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April Henry: Kung Fu Mystery Maven

In celebration of Teen Read Week, we continue our interview series with YA author April Henry. Today, she talks with librarian Angela Scott about kung fu, corpses, and her next book, “The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die.” Best of … Continue reading

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DBRLTeen Author Exclusive: April Henry

In honor of Teen Read Week, the Daniel Boone Regional Library has invited mystery writer April Henry to join us as a guest blogger. She is an award-winning author who has written over a dozen mysteries and thrillers for teens … Continue reading

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DBRLTeen Author Exclusive: Jennifer Brown

School shootings. Bullying. Abusive relationships. Sexting scandals. Author Jennifer Brown handles contemporary topics in young adult literature with sensitivity and empathetic storytelling. In this interview, DBRL Children’s Librarian Hollis Stolz and Isaac James, a student at Rock Bridge High School, … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview With Author Brian Katcher

Last month DBRLTeen invited two Rock Bridge High School students, Isaac James and Jerome Simar, to meet with young adult author Brian Katcher to discuss his books “Playing With Matches” and “Almost Perfect.” Brian’s first book “Playing With Matches” was … Continue reading

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