Around the Web with OAV Authors: August 2015

Another month, another fun sampling of clickable insights into our authors’ goings-on!

Deb talks creativity during a school visit.

Here’s a terrific piece by Deb Lund on helping students (and everyone) claim their creativity.

In “Two Are Better Than One,” Dori Hillestad Butler interviews Suzanne Williams and Joan Holub about their successful writing partnership. (That’s three OAVers in one click!)

Lisa L. Owens discusses what makes her feel alive in “Hark! How the Bells” at Dia Calhoun’s blog.

The Irish Times praises Martha Brockenbrough’s masterful storytelling in her YA novel The Game of Love and Death.

TTPM reviews Dana Sullivan’s adorable Kay Kay’s Alphabet Safari on their YouTube channel. (Spoiler alert: They loved it.)

Lucky teachers and librarians will want to snag this handy downloadable curriculum guide at Patrick Jennings’s website.

Clare Hodgson Meeker blogs about her rewarding experience leading an in-school field trip on teamwork.

Kids participating in Clare’s in-school teamwork field trip make soccer balls out of newspaper and plastic bags.

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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