Victoria Sherrow

Victoria Sherrow is the author of more than 100 books for children and teens, including fourteen picture books, published by Harper, Macmillan, Scholastic, National Geographic, Golden Books, Henry Holt, and others. She has also written numerous short stories, articles, poems, and activity books for different age groups.

Victoria’s books have received starred reviews and various awards, including the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, Best Books for the Teenage, American Association for the Advancement of Science, YOYA award, and Vermont Reading Circle award. Twenty-six of her books were featured in the 2005 edition of Best Books for Children, Preschool Through Grade 6 and Young Adult.

Victoria has taught writing for more than 20 years, reviewed children’s books for newspapers, judged writing contests, and done numerous presentations at schools, libraries, and bookstores. She is a long-time member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and served as a judge for the SCBWI’s Golden Kite Award.

One of her greatest joys is watching her students achieve their writing goals, including publication. Victoria’s students have published stories, articles and books to major publishers including HarperCollins, Houghton Mifflin, Delacorte and Macmillan.

Victoria teaches Writing for Children and Teens: Level Two.

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