Get your school to read

a novel in one day!


A school-wide read aloud event

About Shelley

Shelley is the author of six acclaimed novels for youth that have received multiple starred reviews and other honors. Learn more

Available February 4, 2020 

Things Seen From Above (Knopf)

You can never tell where a simple line may lead...  Learn more

Author Visits

Bring an author to your school this year! Shelley Pearsall is an experienced presenter and former middle school teacher.  Her books are frequent choices for intermediate and middle school readers, as well as community-wide reading events.

Shelley’s presentations for grades 4-8 involve students directly in the creative process through memorable visuals and audience interaction.  Her unique writing workshops give them the chance to discover their own creative spark. 

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“I believe in the possibilities of books to build bridges and start conversations.”

Coming Soon!

Recorded Books has purchased the audio rights to Trouble Don't Last, Crooked River, All Shook Up and Things Seen From Above. More details on availability soon!

News and Updates

Check out these colorful tetrahedrons created by middle school students in Maine, who used All of the Above for their

One Book One Day event.


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