Adding to our featured faculty, meet Alison Ashley Formento and Aimee Friedman.
Alison Ashley Formento is author of the award-winning picture book series This Tree Counts!, This Tree, 1, 2, 3, These Bees Count!, These Seas Count!,and These Rocks Count! Her young adult novel Twigs was named a Hottest Teen Reads. Alison has written for several national publications including The New York Times, Writer, and Parenting. She loves to visit schools to share her writing-research journey. www.alisonashleyformento.com.
Aimee Friedman is an executive editor at Scholastic, where she is fortunate enough to edit such titles as the New York Times bestselling series Whatever After by Sarah Mlynowski, and, of course, the acclaimed The Boy Project and The Boy Problem by Kami Kinard. Aimee is also a New York Times bestselling author of YA novels, including Sea Change. She writes for middle-grade readers under the pen name Ruth Ames. Aimee lives, writes, works, and searches for the perfect iced latte in New York City.