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“I really wanted to do something to ["¦] bring girls from all across the globe together to realize that they are a sisterhood.”
Hurricane Katrina slammed against the Gulf Coast in 2005, leaving thousands homeless, injured, and terrified. While many of us wanted to help but didn’t know how, Talia Leman got to work. Trick-or-treating that Halloween, she asked for coins instead of candy. The result: ten million dollars and an organization that’s still churning out change.
Yesterday, award-winning author Kekla Magoon shared information about her new and up-and-coming books, “Camo Girl,” “Fire in the Streets,” and “37 Things I Love.” Where do all the ideas for her novels come from? What does a day in the life of Kekla Magoon look like? Magoon spoke with Teen Voices editorial assistant Lindsay McCormack about her experience as a writer.
Based in New York City, author Kekla Magoon is a writing machine! Magoon is the award-winning author of “The Rock and the River.” Magoon is already working on a companion novel called “Fire in the Streets.” Meanwhile, her new, highly-anticipated novel, “Camo Girl” hit bookshelves in January of 2011, and has been well received. Teen Voices editorial assistant Lindsay McCormack was able to speak with Magoon about her up-and-coming novels.
An entrepreneurial fifth-grader heats up her Rhode Island community by finding a precious resource in wasted grease.