On March 21, I visited my first two Milwaukee area schools to introduce The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes to students! The students and I had a great time. In the morning, I visited Blessed Savior South in Milwaukee, thanks to Barbara Haig, a volunteer at the school who arranged the visit. I enjoyed […]
Lora Hyler, author of The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes Thursday, April 12, 6:30 pm, at Boswell Book Company. In this first novel for kids eight and up, the seventh graders of Windsor Middle School are excited to start the new school year in their Advanced Science classroom. They’ll work on CRISPR-Cas9, a new […]
Milwaukee Independent news site staffers picked up on my news release sent out nationally on March 6, 2018, and compared The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes with Black Panther and Harry Potter. You’ll have to pick up a copy and decide for yourself. Come to my Book Launch set for 6:30 p.m on Thursday, […]
Today is the official Book Birthday for The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes! I join fellow authors of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators in celebration of their March Book Birthdates. Please take a look at some wonderful books you may want to read and gift to others. Happy Reading!
I’m one of four kidlit authors featured on Kidlit 411.com Take a look, and check out these news releases!
I’ll travel to Tucson, Arizona to bask in the glory of such well-known authors as R.L. Stine (Goosebumps), Mitch Albom (Tuesday’s with Morrie), Kelly Barnhill (The Girl Who Drank the Moon, 2017 Newberry winner), Jacqueline Woodson (National Book Award winner), Dave Barry (Pulitzer prize for commentary), bell hooks (Writing Beyond Race), and Scott Turow (N.Y. […]
An African-American tween uses espionage skills and superpowers in this debut middle-grade novel. Seventh-grader Marty Hayes is excited to work with the world-renowned CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing kit in science class. But things go awry…This rousing book with engaging characters should appeal to readers who enjoy adventurous superhero sagas. A thrilling tale with series potential that highlights science, spying, black history, and the importance of family"
Middle grade readers who pick up The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes expecting a one-dimensional story of a young would-be scientist/superhero will find the read exciting, stimulating, and a powerful probe of heroism’s roots and friendship’s special challenges; highly recommended as a standout tale."