Educators, Lindsay is eager to connect with you and your students! On this page, you’ll find links to her Virtual Event Menu and to book a visit. You’ll also find Lindsay’s book recommendations for middle grade readers. This list is always growing, so check back often!

 For free downloadable resources for your students, including a discussion guide for All the Impossible Things, please visit the Student Resources page in the menu above. 

Middle Grade Author Roundup

Lindsay is hosting bestselling and award-winning middle grade authors for a monthly webinar designed especially for students grades 4 – 8!

Teachers, librarians, and school administrators are invited to register for these affordable, virtual webinars. Each webinar will boast five middle grade authors, who will discuss topics such as Finding Ideas, Revision, Resisting Distraction, Dealing with Rejection, and more. Students will be able to ask questions through the chat function, and will get to participate in a variety of activities along with the authors. 

To see the schedule and register for these webinars, please click the Middle Grade Author Roundup tab in the top menu!

About Lindsay's Recommended Reads

List Titles and Descriptions

Lindsay keep an active list of recommended reading for teachers, librarians, parents, and anyone else who might be interested. She has read each book on this list, and updates it several times a year, so keep coming back if you want more recommendations!

Big Topics, Big Grace

Perhaps Lindsay’s favorite list, this one features middle grade novels that deal with tough topics–grief, bullying, social justice, and so much more–with lots of grace, hope and thoughtfulness.

Little Reader, Fierce Reads

This is a list of picture books that deal with big topics in approachable ways.

History, Her-story, and Holy Cow!

This list of nonfiction books features history, science, biographies, and more!

On the STEM-y Side

Middle grade novels with strong elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.