A. teacher, library media specialist, after school care provider, and, back in 1990-1991, Arby's drive thru worker (Would you like a turnover with that?)
A. Victoria High School and Kansas State University
A. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
A. There are so many, but these are definitely in the mix: John Green Linda Urban Suzanne Collins Paul Schmid Mo Willems
A. Five favorites off the top of my head: To Kill a Mockingbird The Hunger Games A Crooked Kind of Perfect A Pet for Petunia Leonardo was a Terrible Monster
A. A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban
A. Create an irresistible main character who is active, relatable, and flawed.
A. You're my favorite author! (In written notes from kindergarteners and first graders, "author" is often spelled "otter." I totally love being a favorite "otter." :)