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Lynn D. Garthwaite

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Yoips! I'm an author of a series of early chapter books aimed at young children just learning to read on their own.


Background Information

 From a very early age I remember declaring that I was going to be a writer when I grew up.  Via a very circuitous route - I'm there!  

 My series of Dirkle Smat adventure books are stories of mystery and intrigue for kids who are discovering the joy of reading on their own.   Each story is a short chapter book in which the five characters, members of their own Explorers Club, seek out adventures that require them to use their ingenuity to solve a mystery.   Young readers will be challenged to use their own imaginations and create their own Explorer Club mysteries.

In the fourth book, due soon,  the Explorers discover time travel!

I do frequent author visits to elementary schools and libraries and LOVE talking to kids about writing.   There is a storyteller in all of us - poke around a little bit and you'll find it.

 

Birth Place
Minneapolis, MN USA
Accomplishments

I was a guest panelist on the "So you Want to Write Children's Books" panel at the Bloomington Writer's Festival, Bloomington, MN.

Additional Information

I'm a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and WOW (Women of Words). I serve on the Literary Council which organizes the annual Writer's Festival and Book Fair of Bloomington, MN. Graduate of Carleton College, Northfield, MN.

Favorite Links

Dirkle Smat website
Come and find out about DIrkle and his friends.

My blog
I'm researching and writing a book about how our states got their shapes. Check my blog for some teasers about what you'll find!




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