Around the Web with OAV Authors: July 2015

It’s time for our monthly roundup of a few fun links related to Online Author Visits members. You just never know what you’ll dig up during a quick surfing session . . .

Back in May, the New York Times reviewed the board book Make a Wish, Midas! by Joan Holub. (They loved it!)

Martha Brockenbrough was a guest on the July 9, 2015, episode of Book Lust with Nancy Pearl. Be sure to watch the video of her wonderful interview.

Enjoy this haunting trailer for David Patneaude’s YA novel, Epitaph Road.

Laurie Ann Thompson stopped by the Library Lions Roar blog this month to chat about some of her recent school visits and discuss the importance of libraries and librarians.

Laurie Skypes with a group of Wisconsin students.

Last week, Trudi Trueit discussed meeting life’s challenges in a guest post for Dia Calhoun’s 7:30 BELLS blog series.

And, this excerpt from Janet Lee Carey’s book In the Time of Dragon Moon will send you straight to your favorite library or bookstore to read more and/or snag a copy for your favorite young YA fantasy lover.

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Author: Laurie Ann Thompson

I write books for curious young minds and open hearts, no matter what their age. BE A CHANGEMAKER: HOW TO START SOMETHING THAT MATTERS, a teen guide to saving the world, will be published by Beyond Words/Simon Pulse in September of 2014. EMMANUEL'S DREAM: THE TRUE STORY OF EMMANUEL OFOSU YEBOAH, a picture-book biography, will be published by Schwartz & Wade/Penguin Random House in January of 2015. And MY DOG IS THE BEST, a heartwarming fictional picture book, will be published by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers/Macmillan in May of 2015.

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