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David Lubar

Biography

David Lubar

David Lubar created a sensation with his debut novel, HIDDEN TALENTS, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He is also the author of TRUE TALENTS, FLIP, CHARACTER, DRIVEN; the Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie series; and the Weenies Stories short story collections including: IN THE LAND OF THE LAWN WEENIES (an Oprah Children’s Reading List Pick), INVASION OF THE ROAD WEENIES, THE CURSE OF THE CAMPFIRE WEENIES, THE BATTLE OF THE RED HOT PEPPER WEENIES, ATTACK OF THE VAMPIRE WEENIES, and BEWARE THE NINJA WEENIES. Lubar is a frequent speaker at libraries, conferences, and schools across the country and renowned for his sense of humor, empathy, and zippy storytelling that reaches even the most unreachable kids. He lives in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

Books by David Lubar

by David Lubar - Children's 7-10, Fiction, Horror, Humor

Just when Alex is getting close to the kickball home-run record at school, he starts getting hit with awful sneezing fits, completely messing up his game. He's allergic to a vampire! And the vampire won't leave. Can Alex and his cousin Sarah stop his horrible sneezes before they wreck recess --- permanently?

by David Lubar - Children's 7-10, Fiction, Health, Horror, Paranormal

When Alex and his cousin Sarah are visiting their grandparents, Alex gets terrible red, itchy hives. Yikes! He's allergic to a ghost! Even worse, the ghost won't leave him alone --- he wants Alex and Sarah's help. Can they solve the ghost's mystery and get rid of Alex's awful rash before it ruins everything?

by David Lubar - Children's 9-12, Comedy, Fiction, Horror, Humor, Short Stories, Youth Fiction
The appearance of a mysterious new girl in school stops her classmates cold. Black Friday shopping gets out of control for a mother and daughter. And stands full of screaming and shouting Bleacher Weenies are about to make the ultimate sacrifice. Welcome to the Weenie Zone! Here are 30 hilarious and harrowing stories that will scare you, make you laugh or get you to see the world in a whole new way. Find out where the author got the idea for each story at the end of the book.
by David Lubar - Children's, Children's 10-14, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Eighth-graders Ryan and Taylor are twins, but that's where the similarities end. Their parents and teachers think Taylor is the perfect student. Ryan never met a test he couldn't fail. In fact, failure is what he does best. But they share at least one thing in common: nothing is turning out as they planned. No matter who you are, everyone wants you to be someone else. But who? They may have found the answer: magical alien disks that allow them to "flip" into the character of a hero from the past --- Einstein, Cleopatra, Hercules. Ryan and Taylor discover, being a hero is fun. It's being yourself that is really hard.

by David Lubar - Children's, Fantasy, Fiction
Kids at Washington Irving Elementary School are turning into monsters --- literally! How many kids can get “monsterized” in one neighborhood? Norman is next after he takes a walk in the woods and turns into an overly fuzzy kid with a habit of howling at the moon. Norman can get back to normal, but there are two problems: He likes being a wolf, and there are only a few days until the next full moon...