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Natalie Standiford Show Notes FEAR STREET (THE CHEATER; LIGHTS OUT; THE SECRET; THE BURNING; THE FEAR STREET SAGA)Sarah Burnes, agent at The Gernet Co., who represents Natalie (and me!
When three high school sophomores set up a weblog as a class project to research whether girls or boys are more sex-crazed--and to play matchmaker, their own messy love lives become even more complicated.
It was only made better by the fact that Natalie’s books - HOW TO SAY GOODBYE IN ROBOT, THE BOY ON THE BRIDGE, CONFESSIONS OF THE SULLIVAN SISTERS and so many more - are beautiful, thoughtful, and filled with quirky nuance.
Natalie was so sweet and welcoming, and had wise, wise words about building up an immunity to writer’s block, writing about real-world fairylands, and finding creative release outside the written word.
"A compelling account, told in easy-to-read format, of a sled dog who led his team over 53 miles of Alaska wilderness to deliver medicine during an outbreak of diphtheria in 1925.
Meeting with Natalie Standiford was like stepping into a world where all my teen fantasies about what life as a writer would look like (amazing NY apartment, effortlessly chic clothes, a separate office with built-in shelves and a bass amp in the corner) were true.
That didn’t matter to me because I was never under the impression that Switched At Birthday would contain any of those things.
This is a sweet middle grade novel with a fantasy thread and I enjoyed reading it.
Publisher: Scholastic Press Audience: 9-12 How I Got It: Received Advanced Copy from Scholastic (Feb. In most middle grade “school” stories, the reader can only see the protagonist’s school from one point of view.
25th 2014) About This Book: What if your birthday wish turned you into someone else? Scarlet is tall, pretty, and popular — the star of the soccer team and the queen of the school. The main character’s social status–whether he or she is a popular kid, a reject or in the grey zone–affects the way that their school is represented to the reader.
It was sometimes difficult to differentiate between Scarlet and Lavender’s voices but I liked how the font of Lavender’s chapter was different from the font that Scarlet’s chapter is written in. Then I remembered that the 2 girls had switched bodies and lives magically.