Tag Archives: Kristen Kittscher

January 31

“You Should Write Something for Us”: A Full Circle of Inspiration by Kristen Kittscher

At the National Council of Teacher of English conference dinner this past year, other authors and I were asked to share a story about an educator who made a difference in our lives. The heartwarming, and often hilarious stories poured out, one after the other: there was the librarian who shared the a book that […]

Top Ten Middle Grade Sleuths by Kristen Kittscher

I suppose it’s awfully biased for someone who writes middle grade mysteries to think they’re a wonderful reading choice for the age group. But aren’t they?   Not only do mysteries feed kids’ preoccupation with fairness and hypocrisy, but amid all the entertaining hijinks and plot twists, mysteries also offer children a way to question […]