Yes, this is the Tim Green who played in the NFL. Tim Green was a top defensive player for the Atlanta Falcons for 8 years. Tim has written many adult novels and has become famous for a series of sports themed books for young readers. Many of his popular titles are; "First Team", "Force out", and "Perfect Season". Tim loves to visit school and talk with students. He has more than 800 on-site visits and offers Skpe options. His webpage contains numerous videos and photos so that you can get to know Tim Green.
Carl Hiaasen about "Football Genius" says, “This is a story that will inspire anyone who’s ever been an underdog. Tim Green knows what winners are made of.”
Maggie Stiefvater is not only a great author but she is also an artist and musician who plays several instruments. She has written the trilogy "Shiver" and a series titled, "Spirit Animals". Her more recent novel, "Sinner" follows a pivotal character from the #1 New York Bestselling Shiver Trilogy. Maggie's webpage offers a great blog.
“Stiefvater’s emotional prose is rich without being melodramatic, and she clearly shares her fans’ love of these characters.” Booklist
James Patterson is the first author to have ten million ebook sales, and hold the Guinness record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers of any author. Added to these accomplishments Patterson is also the current best selling author in the young adult and middle grade categories. He is devoting more of his time championing books and promoting reading. James Patterson not only has his professional author webpage but also offers a great web resource that helps get kids reading. http://www.readkiddoread.com/ Popular series for young people include; Middle School, Treasure Hunters, and I funny.
“His books all have an emotional punch, even the funny ones. And the great thing is that he shows no sign of stopping." says Spooner.
Sharon Creech is the author of the Newbery Medal winner "Walk two moon". Other great titles include; "Love that dog", "The great unexpected", and " her newest book "The boy on the porch". Her website offers great teacher resources, book summaries, and information about how Sharron got her inspirations for her books.
New York Public Library loves Sharon's novels and picture books, and can't wait for her next book!