Browsing: Middle Grade

The most important year of author Derek Taylor Kent’s life was when he was 11 years old.

“I had an amazing teacher named Ms. Russell who was incredibly encouraging and gave us tons of freedom to work on our own projects outside of class for extra credit,” the “Scary School” author told me in an email interview. “My friends and I basically formed our own comedy troop and would write and perform skits just about every single day (we got a lot of extra credit).”

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