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My amazing editor, David Levithan, hugging me at the National Book Awards ceremony after my name is announced.


This is what happens when Brandon Mull says: “This will be fun guys, trust me!”


He turns us into superheroes!

SelectedInterviewsTagHere is my National Book Award acceptance speech. I was completely floored when they announced my name. I remember the long walk to the podium while I sternly told myself not to cry. Try to pick out when I almost do: Weekly turned the tables on a bunch of 39 Clues authors and asked us to interview each other:

An article on the launch of the UNSTOPPABLE series in Publishers Weekly that includes an interview with me:

Here’s a fun link to my evading questions on where Amy and Dan will show up next in the first 39 Clues series:

In spring of 2014, I went on the Worlds Collide tour with authors James Dashner of Infinity Ring, Brandon Mull of Spirit Animals, and Gordon Korman and Rick Riordan of 39 Clues. Here’s a link to the UNSTOPPABLE portion of Reader’s Theater, in which we all ham it up– Gordon Korman grabs my leg while sneaky James Dashner tries to strangle him. Check out all the videos, they’re fun!

For teachers and librarians:

Scholastic has a fantastic list of great ideas to incorporate the 39 Clues into the classroom. Here’s a link to get started. It includes a link to a curriculum guide:

Librarian strategies for “Libraries Catch on to 39 Clues” in School Library Journal (May 13, 2009)

Teachers in California talk about how they’ve used The 39 Clues in their classrooms in Instructor Magazine (January/February 2010)

And, an online press kit with tons of useful information: