Brian Herberger

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As an educator, father of two, and a former middle school English teacher, Brian Herberger is immersed in the world of young adult fiction. In his debut novel, he draws on childhood memories of flying with his father and combines them with his love of history to create a story that is exciting, meaningful and fun. Originally from Buffalo, New York, Brian now lives, reads, and writes in the Washington, DC area.

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Brian Herberger Hi P.J. Yes, I'm a former middle school English teacher, so I read a lot of young adult fiction. That's pretty much all I read, and I read a lot. So…moreHi P.J. Yes, I'm a former middle school English teacher, so I read a lot of young adult fiction. That's pretty much all I read, and I read a lot. So when it came time to put Miss E. on Amazon, I put together a list of books that I thought were similar - for various reasons. And I looked that the categories those books were placed in. Although I'd come up with a wide variety of books, I started to see some trends in the categoies those books were in. I really feel that Miss E. ended up in just the right categories... which, from the reader perspective, is important because it gives you an better idea of what a book is like.(less)
Brian Herberger I write late at night when the house is quiet and I can let myself slip entirely into the story. That's when I do my best writing. There are times…moreI write late at night when the house is quiet and I can let myself slip entirely into the story. That's when I do my best writing. There are times when I just don't feel like writing, and I don't force it. I wait until it feels right. There were a few times when writing Miss E. when I truly felt stuck. In order to get unstuck, I skipped ahead to chapters that I had a clear mental picture of and wrote those. Then I jumped back to where I was stuck and had something to write toward. (less)
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It's been a busy fall!

Bets may have driven all the way across the country, but I feel like I covered just as many miles in the last few months. 

If only I were driving an old VW camper... or flying a Lockheed Electra.PictureI had a lot of fun chatting with kids, parents, grandparents, and teachers at the WNY Children's Book Expo. And everyone had fun taking photos in the VW bus! PictureSo many great authors at the Expo! Picture Picture Picture Picture Picture Read more of this blog post »
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Cross Country by Brian Herberger
"An adorable historical fiction tale about a teenage girl traveling from California to the Woodstock musical festival. I found this read refreshing and appreciated the fact that it was appropriate for all readers. Many books focused on this venue s..." Read more of this review »
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Great book. Interesting part of our history, and a unique take on WWII Liza Mundy gives life to the story, paints real people as characters in an exciting drama, and pulls the reader in.
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Great book. Interesting part of our history, and a unique take on WWII Liza Mundy gives life to the story, paints real people as characters in an exciting drama, and pulls the reader in.
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"I absolutely love this book! I own Square in classroom and if funds are available, I will also buy this this book. It is a fun book that all students will love! Thank you for sharing the ARC with me! I cannot wait to share it with some 8 year olds..." Read more of this review »
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