I have written over 80 books for K-YA. Many are titles in my middle grade series: American Diaries, Survival, and Hoofbeats. The Unicorn's Secret and The Faeries' Promise series are for young readers.
((excerpts are up on http://www.kathleenduey.com))
Dark, atypical fantasy for teens and adults is my new love. My first YA novel,Skin Hunger, was a 2007 National Book Award finalist. Sacred Scars was released in 2009. The third book in the trilogy is finished and in the production process now.
Just back from Wisconsin schools. Thanks, Steven's Point and Tigerton. Dearest teachers and librarians: you were all wonderful, and your schools are full of capable, smart kids who care about their world. I admire teachers so much. And librarians. They keep this place running.
((Maybe we should pay them more?))
I will speak at Wisconsin State reading Association 2010 and hope to see you all then.