Florida Educators and Librarians Back to School Special


 Florida middle-grade authors Jess Redman (THE MIRACULOUS, Macmillan) and Gail Shepherd (THE TRUE HISTORY OF LYNDIE B. HAWKINS, Penguin) team up with a special back-to-school program for Palm Beach, Broward, & Martin County educators and librarians. The package includes:


  • Free downloadable Florida State Standards-aligned Teaching Guides for The Miraculous and The True History of Lyndie B. Hawkins.

  • Lively and engaging book trailers to introduce your student readers to the novels. Click here for Lyndie B. Hawkins. Click here for The Miraculous.

  • Audiobooks available from Audible: The MiraculousThe True History of Lyndie B. Hawkins

  • A free 20-minute Skype session from either Gail or Jess on request. 

  • **With class or group orders of 20 or more for each book**: A FREE half-day paired visit (valued at $1000) from both authors within Palm Beach, Broward, or Martin county tailored to your school or library’s needs. Possibilities include:

    • Whole School or Middle/Elementary School Assemblies

    • Author Readings & Book Signings

    • Presentations

    • Creative writing workshops

    • See our author-visit guides for Lyndie and The Miraculous for ideas, or suggest your own based on the best fit for your school.

  • Order THE MIRACULOUS and LYNDIE for your class or library in any quantity by November 15 to be entered to win a Big Box of Books for your school. Boxes include 10 recent and highly acclaimed middle grade titles, plus fun collectibles for Lyndie and The Miraculous (buttons, stickers, postcards, bookplates). We’ll be giving away THREE BOXES to randomly selected entries. Just email your proof of purchase to: jessredmanwrites@gmail.com

  • Extra Givaway: Share this offer on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram for an additional gift: A copy each of THE TRUE HISTORY OF LYNDIE B. HAWKINS and THE MIRACULOUS, plus collectible swag to one randomly drawn winner. Winner will be drawn November 1.