ABOUT LAURA SHOVAN

  • Laura Shovan’s debut middle grade novel, The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary,
    was a NCTE 2017 Notable Verse Novel, a Bank Street College of Education Best
    Children’s Book of the year, and won a Cybils Award
    for poetry, as well a Nerdy Book Club award. Laura’s
    second children’s novel, Takedown,
    launches in Summer, 2018 (Random House).
    She lives with her
    family in Maryland,
    where she is a longtime poet-in-the-schools for the Maryland State Arts
    Council. 

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    "Count down the Days with a Waiting Chain"


    2006