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Sarah Mlynowski Author Visit Kit

Current home
New York City, New York, United States of America

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Sarah Mlynowski is the author of New York Times bestselling middle-grade series Whatever After, the middle grade series Upside-Down Magic (with Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins), the Magic in Manhattan series for teens, as well as teen novels Gimme a Call, Ten Things We Did (And Probably Shouldn't Have), Don't Even Think About It, Think Twice, and I See London, I See France. Along with Lauren Myracle and E. Lockhart, Sarah also wrote How to Be Bad, and along with Farrin Jacobs, she wrote See Jane Write, a guide to writing. She is also the author of five additional novels for adults. Sarah’s books have been translated into 21 languages and optioned to Hollywood. They’ve also received starred reviews from Booklist and Publishers Weekly, and have been nominated for the Bluebonnet and Lone Star awards.

Sarah was born in Montreal but now lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters.
 

Description of the Author’s Presentation

Audience

Suggested age: Grades 3-6
Suggested size of group: 40-400 students

Sarah’s energetic and interactive presentation begins with a discussion of how the books Sarah read when she was in elementary school inspired her to become a novelist. Sarah then helps the students brainstorm their own story idea while guiding them through the steps of book writing: Idea, Research, Characters, Outline, First Draft and Revising.

The presentation runs about 45 minutes and includes PowerPoint and a question and answer period.

 

 

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25 Great Grammar Poems With Activities

by Bobbi Katz

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

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Thirty Days Has September

by Chris Stevens , Sarah Horne

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Guided Reading Level

W

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Everything You Need to Know about English Homework

by Anne Zeman , Kate Kelly, Moffitt Cecil

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Guided Reading Level

W

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Starting at: $9.95

The Hat

by Mavis Smith , Judith Bauer Stamper

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

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Crazy like a Fox

by Loreen Leedy

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

Guided Reading Level

P

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Mom and Dad Are Palindromes

by Adam McCauley , Mark Shulman

Grades

1–2, 3–5

Lexile® Measure

150L

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