Tucson Festival of Books

Dreaming Verse: Writing a Novel in Verse

Novels in verse is a strong current trend in middle grade and YA novels. Aida Salazar will provide strategies she has found effective in writing novels in verse, such as "Land of the Cranes" and "A Seed in the Sun."

Aida Salazar

Aida Salazar is an award-winning author and arts activist whose writings for adults and children explore issues of identity and social justice. She is the author of the critically acclaimed middle grade verse novels "The Moon Within," "Land of the Cranes" and "A Seed in the Sun" as well as the picture book anthology "In the Spirit of a Dream: 13 Stories of American Immigrants of Color....

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Land of the Cranes (Scholastic Gold)
Aida Salazar
Children / Teens
Scholastic Incorporated
May 2022
ISBN 9781338343861
272 pages