You may have seen #MGGetsReal floating around the Internet this past month. And you may know that it involves five dynamite middle grade authors: Shannon Wiersbitzky, Shannon Hitchcock, Joyce Moyer Hostetter, Kathleen Burkinshaw, and Kerry O'Malley Cerra.
But do you know how it came about? In this exclusive interview with Joyce, you're going to see how this marketing effort was formulated and how this team carried it out.
How did you all decide to form the #MGGetsReal group? Who was behind it? How did you choose the title?
Are you particularly targeting middle grade teachers? If so, how? Have you had any response to this?
Kerry compiled an astounding list of Middle Grade Books About Tough Topics.