Sherri L. Smith




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Sherri L. Smith

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Sherri L. Smith is the award-winning author of YA novels LUCY THE GIANT, SPARROW, HOT SOUR SALTY SWEET, FLYGIRL and ORLEANS. In October 2015, she makes her middle grade debut with THE TOYMAKER’S APPRENTICE from G.P. Putnam and Sons for Penguin Random House.

Sherri has worked in film, animation, comic books and construction. Her books have been listed as Amelia Bloomer, American Library Association Best Books for Young People, and Junior Library Guild Selections. FLYGIRL was the 2009 California Book Awards Gold Medalist.

She loves her family, travel, chocolate chip cookies, reading, and and a really good cup of tea.

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Flygirl

3.92 avg rating — 4,525 ratings — published 2009 — 9 editions
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Orleans

3.73 avg rating — 2,409 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Lucy the Giant

3.72 avg rating — 198 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet

3.18 avg rating — 198 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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The Toymaker’s Apprentice

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Sparrow

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Hey kids! If you live in Southern California or can make it to Santa Monica this weekend, won’t you please swing by YALLWEST for a fantabulous book-lovin’ good time? The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books was a blast, but YALLWEST is special. YALLWEST is all about the YA book world. Some of the biggest names will be there, local authors and folks from around the globe. I’ll be there signing a...

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Sherri Smith said "yes" to attending Long Beach Comic Con
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date: August 23, 2015 08:27PM
location: Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, 300 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA, The United States
description: Join me for two days of comic book fun! I'll be paneling and signing at the Skylight Books booth both days. Check out my website for more details. Come on by!
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Elric at the End of Time by Michael Moorcock
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The Bane of the Black Sword by Michael Moorcock
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The Vanishing Tower by Michael Moorcock
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The Weird of the White Wolf by Michael Moorcock
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The Sailor on the Seas of Fate by Michael Moorcock
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Stormbringer by Michael Moorcock
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Elric of Melniboné by Michael Moorcock
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“I wish the army had taught us how to navigate feelings as easily as they did a starless night sky.”
Sherri L. Smith, Flygirl

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