Whoa, that's a lot of books!
Lisa Yee was discovered by Arthur Levine, editor of the HARRY POTTER series. Her first book, MILLICENT MIN, GIRL GENIUS, took over six years to write. Since its debut in 2003, she's penned over a dozen more novels, several short stories and articles, and a lot of grocery lists. Lisa's young adult novel is just out in paperback -- THE KIDNEY HYPOTHETICAL -- OR HOW TO RUIN YOUR LIFE IN SEVEN DAYS.
You can find out more about Lisa's American Girl, Girl of the Year 2016 series in the link. And be sure to check out Lisa's new middle grade novel series, DC Super Hero Girls, began -- featuring original novels about Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Katana, Harley Quinn, and most recently, Bumblebee!
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Lisa has also written for NPR, Huffington Post, and has stories in these books and oodles of magazines . . .
Oooh, look! Some awards and kudos . . .
Children’s Choice/International Reading Association Book
Best Decorated Cake - Brightwood Elementary School
Book Riot's Best Books About Asian American Kids
Publishers Weekly Flying Start
Sid Fleischman Humor Award
Thurber House Children’s Writer-in-Residence
ALA (American Library Association) Notable Book
USA Today Critics’ Pick
NPR Best Summer Read
Family Choice Award
Junior Library Guild Selection
ALA Great Middle School Read
Sports Illustrated Kids Hot Summer Read
Washington Post Book of the Week
Numerous state best book lists/nominations
Fox Sports Network "American in Focus"
Chicago Public Library "Best of the Best"
ALA Best Books for Young Adults
VOYA - Top Shelf Middle Grade Fiction
National Parenting Publication Award
YALSA - Best Fiction for Young Adults
NY Public Library Titles for Reading and Sharing
Bank Street College of Education - Best Books of the Year
Chinese American Librarians Asso - Best Book of the Year