about
home
home  |  books  |  about  |  news  |  visits  |  resources  |  contact  |  twitter  |  facebook
© 2016 Lisa Graff
books
news
school visits
Sign up for email updates!*
     *Kids under 13, please ask a parent for permission
Contact me!
Got kooky stories to share or silly 
questions to ask? Drop me a note. 
It Is Not Time for Sleeping

The little boy in this picture book is quite sure it is not time for sleeping. As each piece of his evening routine is completed, the question becomes: When will it be time for sleeping?


A Clatter of Jars
A Clatter of Jars

After a jar with a strange glowing light at its center is dropped to the bottom of Lake Atropos, dangerous things begin to happen at the nearby summer camp—and it's going to take all of Lily's impressive Talent to set things right.


Absolutely Almost
Absolutely Almost

Albie has always been an almost. He's almost smart enough to pass his spelling test. He almost makes his parents proud. So how can an almost ever be good enough? 

NOW IN PAPERBACK!
Lost in the Sun
Absolutely Almost
Absolutely Almost

Albie has always been an almost. He's almost smart enough to pass his spelling test. He almost makes his parents proud. So how can an almost ever be good enough? 


Lost in the Sun

Trent Zimmerman can't get past last winter's freak accident on Cedar Lake . . . until a girl with a mysterious scar across her face helps him find a fresh start.
Absolutely Almost
Absolutely Almost

Albie has always been an almost. He's almost smart enough to pass his spelling test. He almost makes his parents proud. So how can an almost ever be good enough? 

NOW IN PAPERBACK!
Bernetta Wallflower
A Tangle of Knots
A Tangle of Knots

In a magical world where everyone has a special Talent, Cady is an orphan with a phenomenal Talent for cake-baking. But little does she know what Fate has in store for her—including a lost luggage emporium, an old recipe, and a Talent thief who could alter her life forever.   




The Life & Crimes of Bernetta Wallflower

After Bernetta's best friend frames her for masterminding a cheating ring, Bernetta loses her scholarship to private school . . . There may be a way to fix things--but only if Bernetta has the gumption to pull it off.

Absolutely Almost

Albie has always been an almost. He's almost smart enough to pass his spelling test. He almost makes his parents proud. So how can an almost ever be good enough? 

NOW IN PAPERBACK!
Sophie Simon Solves Them All

Most parents would be thrilled to have a genius for a daughter, but Sophie Simon's parents think it's silly to spend money on things like expensive calculators. Luckily, Sophie has a fail-proof scheme to outwit her parents . . . and possibly fix some other problems along the way, too!




Double Dog Dare

As soon as Francine Halata and Kansas Bloom (aka "the King of Dares") meet, they know they hate each other. So when they tie in the class vote to determine who will become the school news anchor, neither wants to back down . . . even if it means stringing their underwear up the flagpole.


Double Dog Dare
Sophie Simon Solves Them All
Absolutely Almost

Albie has always been an almost. He's almost smart enough to pass his spelling test. He almost makes his parents proud. So how can an almost ever be good enough? 

NOW IN PAPERBACK!
The Thing About Georgie

The thing about Jeanie the Meanie is that she's terrible at helping with school projects. The thing about Georgie's mom is that she's having a baby—a baby who will probably be taller than Georgie very soon. And the thing about Georgie . . . well, what is the thing about Georgie?




Umbrella Summer

Everyone keeps telling Annie not to worry so much, that she's just fine. But they thought her brother, Jared, was just fine too, and Jared died. Will Annie every close her umbrella of sadness and step back into the sunshine?


Umbrella Summer
The Thing About Georgie