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Author Visits

Get inspired! A former teacher, Shelley Pearsall is a dynamic speaker whose author programs and unique writing workshops for grades 4-8 have reached students across the country.


Shelley’s presentations feature stories, humor, and memorable visuals. Her interactive writing workshops involve students directly in the creative process. Learn more

News & Updates

The Seventh Most Important Thing has been named by the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library as its 2018 selection for 52 Great Reads.


The Seventh Most Important Thing has been nominated for 16 state reading award lists so far!


Bring The Seventh Most Important Thing to your school with Random House’s new Battle of the Books guide. Find out more.


Check out the new jacket for All of the Above


The Seventh Most Important Thing is a Choose to Read Ohio selection for 2017-18. Download the free toolkit.