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Speaker Profile - Jennifer McKerley


Region: New Mexico
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Jennifer McKerley is a teacher and award-winning author of twelve children’s books. No Green Things and Lone Star the Lawman, humor for ages 6-8, are due for release by Heinemann in late 2019 or early 2020. Amazing Armadillos (ages 6-9, Random House) was the 2010 Winner for Young Readers Book in the NM Book Awards and was named one of the best children’s books of 2010 by Bank Street College of Education. It has sold more than 112,000 copies and has been published in French and Braille. Picture Window Books published her fiction titles for ages 4-8: There Goes Turtle's Hat and Rules of The Net. She has written four books for the Gale-Cengage Monster Series, ages 9 and up. Her YA title, Football (Science Behind Sports), was the 2013 Winner for YA Book in the AZ-NM Book Awards.;