Crystal Allen

A Peek at the Creative Space of Crystal Allen

Joining us this week for Creative Spaces is author Crystal Allen. Crystal Allen’s debut middle grade novel, How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy, was published in February 2011 with Balzer & Bray, an imprint of Harper Collins. From the publisher: “Thirteen-year-old Lamar Washington is the maddest, baddest most spectacular bowler ever at Striker’s Bowling Paradise. But when it comes to girls, he doesn’t have game—not like his older brother Xavier the Basketball Savior. And certainly not like his best friend “Spanish fly guy” Sergio. So Lamar vows to spend the summer changing his image from dud to stud by finding a way to make money and snag a super fine Honey!… Read the rest