Jordan Sonnenblick Video Interview
Jordan Sonnenblick was a Middle School teacher when one of his students inspired him to write his first book, Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie. Sonnenblick went on to write Notes From the Midnight Driver and Zen and the Art of Faking It. His books realistically capture the adolescent experience with humor and compassion.
Get to know this author of young adult books by watching our July 2007 video interview. Learn how he got his start, how his childhood experiences influence his writing, and what his next book will be about. Sonnenblick also offers advice for young writers, and talks about his latest book, Zen and the Art of Faking It.
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Salted with humor and peppered with devastating realities, Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie is a heart warming journey through a year in the life of a family in crisis.
This is a story of Alex Gregory, his jazz guitar, his best friend Laurie, an angry judge, and a feisty old man dying of emphysema, and how the combination changes all of them.
Jordan Sonnenblick must be a little nuts. He has taught middle school English for over a decade, and still loves talking with kids.