Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Summer Reading

I read about this in my inbox: "Hot Tips from Cool Authors: How to Keep Kids Reading this Summer" a WABC-TV segment that aired on Sunday morning.

The short clip takes a small, medium, large approach— Jane O'Connor (Fancy Nancy) gives tips for the young readers, MAC (Anna Smudge: Professional Shrink) advises the 9-12 crowd, and Scott Westerfeld (Uglies) saves teens from summer boredom. Jane and Scott are of course NY Times Bestsellers; and MAC is an "up & comer" who recently sold out of her debut novel at its sneak preview during NY Comic Con."

Fancy Nancy website

Anna Smudge website

Scott Westerfeld’s website

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