A Site for Teachers


Young Adult

Historical Thrillers

Fiction for Young Readers

Non-Fiction for Young Readers

Discussion Board

A discussion board for teachers to ask questions of Laurie and each other, share lesson plans, and just generally hang out.


What to do if your school is faced with a censorship challenge.

Writing Process

Laurie’s thoughts on the writing process and how to teach it.


Laurie loves to research (bless you librarians!). Here are some of her favorite techniques.

Skype Visits

Details on how to get Laurie to do a Skype visit to your classroom.

Historical Background

Using background to set historical novels in context.

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