Books by Lorie Ann Grover

Books by Lorie Ann Grover
Kirkus Starred Review, Firstborn: "A fantasy that reads like a lost history tome and deftly examines issues of gender...An engrossing story with welcome depths."


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Lorie Ann Grover is the author of acclaimed middle grade and young adult novels and board books. Her works include: Hold Me Tight, a VOYA pick; On Pointe, a Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year; Loose Threads, a Booklist Top 10 Youth First Novel; Firstborn, which earned a Kirkus starred review; and Bedtime Kiss for Little Fish, a Parents Magazine's 20 Best Children's Books of 2009 She also authored an adult parable, The Magic Cup, with Dia Calhoun and Howard Behar, the founding President of Starbucks International. 

Lorie Ann is a cofounder of the literacy social media project, readergirlz, recipient of the National Book Foundation's Innovation in Reading Prize. Her blog, readertotz, raises the profile of board books. Her art clients have included Coca Cola. She is a mentor for the Children's Literature Fellows Program of Stony Brook Southampton's MFA in Creative Writing and Literature. Mother of two grown daughters, she lives with her husband and writes in the foothills of Mount Rainier. 

Contact: loriegroveratgmaildotcom

There's hope. Look.
Loose Threads

Interviews and Links Referencing My Work (for further info visit the press page)

Writer's Digest

Dear Teen Me

Hit, a novel
She Knows
Buzzfeed Holiday Recommend
#ReadOn Video Chat
Cover Story, Melissa Walker
Novel Novice
Hypable Review
JoJo's Corner
Teen Ink
Jean Book Nerd Interview

Article by Martha Brockenbrough 6/6/2011
Seattle's Child 6/1/2011
Boing Boing 4/11/2011
Eve's Fan Garden 1/16/2011
School Library Journal 12/2/2010
Boing Boing 11/30/2010
Dryden Books, Thoughts on Verse Novels 9/2010
KNDO 2/12/2010
Chasing Ray 2/2/2010
National Book Foundation 2009
Beth Kephart 11/13/2009
Books and Movies 10/7/2009
Cynsations 6/15/2009
Vivian Lee Mahoney 3/12/2009
YPulse 1/14/2009
Shelf Elf 12/3/2008
MSN 2008
Soda Head 9/13/2008
Pulse Blogfest 3/2008
Web Junction 2/28/2008
Just One More Book 7/23/2007
Vivian Lee Mahoney 10/24/2007
Pie Not Included 4/9/2007
Suite 101 4/2/2007
Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune 3/27/2007
Trashionista 2/26/2007
Shaping Youth 2/23/2007
GalleyCat 2/20/2007
Seattle PI 2/19/2007
Interview with Little Willow 7/7/2006
Rhode Island Teen Book Award 2005
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award 2005
Horn Book Magazine 9/2004