I’m counting down to the publication of The Unbreakable Code with highlights from the past two years since Book Scavenger was published. So much has happened in such a short time, and I’ve been so busy trying to keep up, that I’ve neglected to share many of the big and small moments. So here we go, in no particular order . . .
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Earlier this year a Denver-area school selected Book Scavenger as their all school read. This school has an annual One Book program, and it was so cool to be a part of it.
Check out how decked out the school was!
At the beginning of their One Book week, the principal announced that the manuscript for my second book was missing and a local detective believed it was hidden somewhere in their school building. Students had to seek out a series of puzzles and solve them correctly in order to find the manuscript. Once they did, they were entered in a drawing to receive an advance copy of The Unbreakable Code.
I talked about writing Book Scavenger and read a chapter from The Unbreakable Code. I even told them the title for Book Scavenger #3, which I’m working on right now (although that will probably change).
There were so many favorite things about this school visit, but this might top them all: a giant wall filled with signatures of all the kids who participated in the one book program.
It was an absolute delight and honor to have Book Scavenger be their One Book, One School selection.
In case you missed it:
Looking Back #1: Re-visiting my alma maters
Looking Back #2: Meeting my editor
Looking Back #3: Meeting Ann M. Martin
Looking Back #4: A Memorable San Francisco Trip
Looking Back #5: Steves and pencils
Looking Back #6: Atlanta Book Group
Looking Back #7: A Story Behind the Story
Looking Back #8: Battle of the Books
Looking Back #9: Detective Day!