2012 Books of Note --TriState Young Adult Review
About the Author
Nancy Loewen writes fiction and nonfiction for
children and young adults. Recent awards include: 2012 Minnesota
Book Awards finalist (The LAST Day of Kindergarten); 2011 Bank
Street's Best Children's Books of the Year (Share a Scare:
Writing Your Own Scary Story); 2011 Book of Note, Tri-State Young
Adult Review Committee (Stubborn as a Mule and Other Silly
Similes); and 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award from the
Association of Educational Publishers (Writer's Toolbox Series).
She's also received awards from The American Library Association,
the New York Public Library, the Independent Book Publishers
Association, and the Society of School Librarians International.
Nancy holds an MFA in creative writing from Hamline University,
St. Paul. She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and two