*POEMS & PROSE
The Death of Jayson Porter
Sixteen year-old Jayson Porter wants to believe things will get better. But the harsh realities of his life never seem to change . . .
JIMI & ME
After the sudden and violent death of his father, there remains only one certainty in Keith Jamesís life: everything is going to be different now...
NAMES WILL NEVER HURT ME
IN THIS GRIPPING STORY, four very different teens reveal their deepest feelings and fears during a day in which the hurts and struggles of high school escalate dangerously . . .
Fun poems about the "ups & downs" of being small!!
REVIEWS THAT ROCK!/AWARDS
BOOKLIST-STARRED REVIEW!-"Jayson Porter"
VOYA REVIEW! "Jayson Porter"
*Richie's Picks REVIEW
*Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award-Honor Book
THE SONG SHOOTS OUT OF MY MOUTH: A Celebration Of Music
"His free verse is highly rhythmic and demands to be performed." (SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL)
Check out my poem "Twelve" in this very cool new compilation!
2 Author's inspired by 1 piece of art. Check out "The God of St.James and Vine."
911 THE BOOK OF HELP
"NOT LIKE TV" by Jaime Adoff
the brown bookshelf
new interview on a great site!
E-mail my Agent/Father (or is that father/agent?) for SCHOOL VISITS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
TEACHERS:Download "The Death of Jayson Porter" discussion guide!!
Download Jimi & Me discussion guide!
Moonlight lace & Mayhem-author spotlight blog
National Poetry Month Interview-4/09!
Excerpt from my upcoming picture book "ROCK N ROLL DAD"- gottabook.com/30 poets in 30 days!
teenreads.comDeath of Jayson Porter-cool new book for April!
*Virginia Hamilton* Conference
The Author's Guild
Celebrating the multi-racial experience from across the pond!
Embracing the child
Order now, to read "The God of St. James and Vine" by me!!
"Standout pieces are Margaret Peterson Haddix and Jaime Adoff's responses to the moving visual celebration of old-fashioned African-American love in the form of an elderly 'Couple..."- KIRKUS REVIEWS