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Celebrity Reader Spotlight: TODD STRASSER

August 24, 2020
Monday
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

 

 

Todd Strasser

Reading from his 100th novel for young people: Fallout

FALLOUT is Todd’s 100th novel for young people. His award-winning YA novels include THE ACCIDENT, THE WAVE, GIVE A BOY A GUN, BOOT CAMP, and IF I GROW UP. His books have been translated into nearly 20 languages, and several have been adapted into feature films. He has also written for television, newspapers like The New York Times, and magazines such as The New Yorker, and Esquire. His books for pre-teens and middle schoolers include the 17-book HELP! I’M TRAPPED IN … series (HELP! I’M TRAPPED IN MY TEACHER’S BODY),  THE KIDS’ BOOKS…. series (THE KIDS’ BOOK OF GROSS FACTS AND FEATS), THE DON’T GET CAUGHT …  series (DON’T GET CAUGHT IN THE GIRLS LOCKER ROOM), and many other funny books.

JUST PUBLISHED!  The 20th anniversary edition of Give a Boy a Gun … Revised and updated

STARRED REVIEWS: “Both haunting and harrowing, this book deserves a wide readership,  discussion and debate.” – Booklist   “Important, insightful, and chilling.” – School Library Journal

NATIONAL AWARDS:

American Library Association: Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults.

Voice Of Youth Advocates: Top Shelf Fiction for Middle Schoolers.

STATE AWARDS:

Top Selection for Middle School/Junior High (Kansas Reading Circle)

Minnesota: Maud Hart Lovelace Award

New York: Washington Irving Children’s Choice Book Award

New York: Charlotte Award

Pennsylvania: Young Reader’s Choice Award

Rhode Island: Teen Book Award

 

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    Todd Strasser Reading from his 100th novel for young people: Fallout FALLOUT is Todd’s 100th novel for young people. His award-winning YA novels include THE ACCIDENT, THE WAVE, GIVE A BOY A GUN, BOOT CAMP, and IF I GROW UP. His books have been translated into nearly 20 languages, and several have been adapted into feature films. He has also written for television, newspapers like The New York Times, and magazines such as The New Yorker, and Esquire. His…

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