Heather loves to draw and paint, and is unofficially a part of the Cloud Appreciation Society. She speaks fluent Pig Latin, and is convinced she will never like ketchup.


Heather's favorite books include:

  • Tales From Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan
  • The Underneath by Katerine Applegate
  • The Scrambled States of America by Laurie Keller



Tales From Outer Suburbia Cover Image
By Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator), Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780545055871
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - February 1st, 2009

An exchange student who's really an alien, a secret room that becomes the perfect place for a quick escape, a typical tale of grandfatherly exaggeration that is actually even more bizarre than he says... These are the odd details of everyday life that grow and take on an incredible life of their own in tales and illustrations that Shaun Tan's many fans will love.

The Underneath Cover Image
By Kathi Appelt, David Small (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416950592
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2010

There is nothing lonelier than a cat who has been loved, at least for a while, and then abandoned on the side of the road.

A calico cat, about to have kittens, hears the lonely howl of a chained-up hound deep in the backwaters of the bayou.

The Scrambled States of America Cover Image
By Laurie Keller, Laurie Keller (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780805068313
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Published: Square Fish - April 1st, 2002

A wacky cross-country adventure starring the fifty states!

"Well, it was just your basic, ordinary day in the good old U. S. of A. States all over the country were waking up, having their first cups of coffee, reading the morning paper, and enjoying the beautiful sunrise.

All the states, that is, except for Kansas."