Lynn E. Hazen writes books filled with humor, heart and hope. Shifty, her first young adult novel, was praised by Kirkus Reviews as "a realistic story that resonates. Smart writing and an engaging narrative keep the story fresh, while an interesting plot will keep readers turning the pages." www.ShiftyTheBook.com .
SHIFTY was chosen for VOYA'S Top Shelf Fiction, as a CCBC Choice, and a Smithsonian Notable.
Lynn's books for younger readers include: Mermaid Mary Margaret (middle grade novel), hailed "a winner" by Kirkus Reviews; Buzz Bumble to the Rescue (a picture book); and two young chapter books, Cinder Rabbit and The Amazing Trail of Seymour Snail.
Lynn earned an M.F.A. in Writing For Children and Young Adults at Vermont College, and an M.A. in Education at San Francisco State University. Lynn enjoys giving presentations at schools, conferences & writing workshops. She's been on faculty teaching adult workshops in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Stanford Continuing Studies, UC Berkeley Extension, SCBWI's Asilomar Conference and Andrea Brown's Big Sur Writing For Children Conference.
Lynn lives with her family in San Francisco, CA.
Lynn blogs at: http://www.lynnhazenimaginaryblog.blogspot.com
Shifty (a young adult novel for ages 12 & up) Tricycle Press, Fall 2008
The Amazing Trail of Seymour Snail(a young chapter book for grades 1-4) Henry Holt, Spring 2009
Henry Holt Books For Young Readers,
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