Lola M. Schaefer is the author of more than 250 books for children. She publishes picture books and easy readers with HarperCollins, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, Chronicle Books and Marshall Cavendish. She has also written 12 books on the writing process in the classroom for teachers which are published by Scholastic. Awards include the 2011 Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award for Just One Bite, an ALA Notable Children’s Book in the LA for Pick, Pull, Snap! Where Once a Flower Bloomed (2003) and An Island Grows (2006), which was named a Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book. Frankie Stein received the Children’s Choice Book Award in 2008 and the Mockingbird Award in 2009. Her picture book Arrowhawk earned several state reading awards, as well as three Zena Sutherland Awards and was selected as a 2005 Outstanding Science Trade Book. Currently she is writing and publishing more books in the I Can Read series about a kitten named Mittens for the youngest reader. Lola and her husband Ted moved to the mountains of north Georgia six years ago. They enjoy the wildlife, the hiking and serenity of their new home.
Member since 1987
Region: Southern Breeze (Alabama/Georgia)
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