SUPER NEWS and EVENTS
April 18, 2019 – Nomination number four. (Hey, that’s almost five!) SUPERSTAR is on the 2019-2020 Florida Sunshine State Young Readers Award list. Did you know that Lester used to live in Florida?
April 9, 2019 – Another nomination! SUPERSTAR is on the 2019-2020 Arkansas Charlie May Simon Children’s Book Award list. Thanks, Arkansas!
March 19, 2019 – SUPERSTAR is now out in paperback. It’s the same Lester at a more affordable price. Now is the time to buy that class set. (And check out this FREE 12-page classroom resources packet Mandy created to help make using SUPERSTAR in your classroom super easy!)
November 26, 2018 – SUPERSTAR has been included on the 2019 Indiana Read Aloud Too-Good-To-Miss list in the upper elementary category!
November 16, 2018 – SUPERSTAR has been nominated for a 2019-2020 Indiana Young Hoosier Book Award in the intermediate category. Mandy was a young Hoosier herself once. She’s not so young anymore, but she’s really happy her book’s on the list.
February 20, 2018 – SUPERSTAR has been nominated for the 2019 Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award.
November 15, 2017 – Lester made a list! KIRKUS REVIEWS has named SUPERSTAR one of the best middle grade books of 2017.
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