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Elissa Brent Weissman is an award-winning author of novels for 8-to-12-year olds. Her most recent books, NERD CAMP 2.0 and NIKHIL AND THE GEEK RETREAT are sequels to the popular NERD CAMP, which was named a best summer read for middle graders in The Washington Post. THE SHORT SELLER, about a seventh grade stock-trading whiz, was a Girls’ Life must-read and featured on NPR’s “Here and Now.” Named one of CBS Baltimore’s Best Authors in Maryland, Elissa lives in Baltimore, where she teaches creative writing to children, college students, and adults.

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Standing for Socks

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Nerd Camp 2.0 (Nerd Camp #2)

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The Short Seller

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So honored to hear such nice words about NERD CAMP 2.0 from the super-talented Stuart Gibbs!

"Elissa Brent Weissman has whipped up a clever, funny and moving story. Her characters consistently defy stereotype, revealing fascinating layers that make them feel startlingly real and relatable. Whether you're a science fiend, a jock or something in between, you'll love spending time at Nerd Camp." Read more of this blog post »
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Elissa Weissman A Nerd Camp book and t-shirt make a great holiday gift for a young reader! Check out www.nerdcamppride.com to buy. Or post a Nerd Camp review on Amazon and you'll get that t-shirt FREE!


Elissa Weissman Review the book, get a T-shirt! The first 10 people to review NERD CAMP on Amazon.com will get a *free* Nerd Camp T-shirt! (5 stars optional but welcome, of course!) Just post your Goodreads review on Amazon as well, send me the link, and tell me your t-shirt size. I've got youth and adult shirts, and even baby shirts and onesies. Happy reading!


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