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Author Visits

Get inspired! A former teacher, Shelley Pearsall is a dynamic speaker whose author programs and writing workshops have reached more than 150,000 students in grades K-8. Shelley’s grade-level assemblies feature stories, humor, and memorable visuals. Her interactive writing workshops involve students directly in the creative process.

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News & Updates

Check out this great video of Mayfield High School students and staff taking The Seventh Most Important Thing around the world this summer. Watch the video.


Read how The Seventh Most Important Thing inspired a girl and her school to help the homeless here.


The Seventh Most Important Thing is the 2016 Ohioana Book Award winner for Juvenile/YA Fiction.