I was excited to preview my upcoming middle grade novel, The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes at the Milwaukee Comic Con in West Allis, WI. on February 24, 2018.
The image of many authors, spotlights my fellow Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators who appeared at the February 8 Wisconsin State Reading Association annual conference in Milwaukee. Keep up with new book releases through SCBWI’s website.
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."
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"