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Friday, May 19, 2017

Posted Blog Tour + Giveaway


Age Range: 8 - 12 years
Grade Level: 3 - 7
Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: Walden Pond Press (May 2, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 006233820X
ISBN-13: 978-0062338204


Praise for POSTED

Kids, and the rest of the world, need more books like this one 
Kirkus Reviews




From John David Anderson, author of the acclaimed Ms. Bixby’s Last Day, comes a humorous, poignant, and original contemporary story about bullying, broken friendships, and the failures of communication between kids.

In middle school, words aren’t just words. They can be weapons. They can be gifts. The right words can win you friends or make you enemies. They can come back to haunt you. Sometimes they can change things forever.

When cell phones are banned at Branton Middle School, Frost and his friends Deedee, Wolf, and Bench come up with a new way to communicate: leaving sticky notes for each other all around the school. It catches on, and soon all the kids in school are leaving notes—though for every kind and friendly one, there is a cutting and cruel one as well.

In the middle of this, a new girl named Rose arrives at school and sits at Frost’s lunch table. Rose is not like anyone else at Branton Middle School, and it’s clear that the close circle of friends Frost has made for himself won’t easily hold another. As the sticky-note war escalates, and the pressure to choose sides mounts, Frost soon realizes that after this year, nothing will ever be the same.


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10 Random Things About Me
I used to dumpster dive as a kid.
I don’t have a gall bladder.
I like to run 5Ks. I don’t like to run half-marathons.
I’ve hiked on the Appalachian Trail. Briefly.
I don’t like mayonnaise, mustard, or ketchup.
I named my first car (a 1979 Chevy Impala) The Millennium Falcon. I later changed it to The Yellow Submarine.
I taught myself how to play the piano.
I love roller coasters.
The first novel (unplublished) I ever wrote was called To Be One with the Universe. It was terrible.

I married my high school sweetheart.






Book Nerd Spotlight
Photo Content from John David Anderson

John David Anderson is the author of SidekickedMinionStandard Hero Behavior,The DungeoneersMs. Bixby's Last Day and Insert Coin to Continue. He lives with his patient wife and brilliant twins in Indianapolis, Indiana, right next to a State park and a Walmart. He does not wear ties but will wear sandals in the snow. He enjoys hiking, reading, chocolate, spending time with his family, playing the piano, chocolate, putting off the dishes, watching movies, and chocolate. Those aren't his real teeth. Seriously. The middle four on top? Lost 'em in a car accident. It's all right, though, the plastic ones look nice and he can still eat corn on the cob.

There are lots of ways to contact him. Telepathy, for example. Carrier pigeon. Alien distress beacon. Sky writing. Failing those, you can always e-mail him here. Be sure to tell him how his book has revolutionized your life, or, barring that, how you used it to smash a bug or something.


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Giveaway: 
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7 Winners will receive a Copy of POSTED by John David Anderson

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