Summer School for Smarties
A chapter book for independent readers in 2nd to 6th grade. Jennifer Leigh Shaw knows there has been a BIG mistake. Summer school isn't for her! Jennifer finds her long-awaited summer vacation interrupted due to a low grade in her end-of-the-year reading test. She plans on being miserable but finds new friends and interesting ideas. She learns fun can sneak up on you when you least expect it!
About Valerie Allen (Melbourne, Florida Author)
About the Author
Valerie Allen, psychologist and author, writes fiction, nonfiction, short stories, and children's books. Her short stories, writer blogs, and parenting articles have appeared online and in magazines nationwide.
She is a member of both, the National and Florida Association of School Psychologists and conducts seminars for educators, medical, and mental health professionals using her self-help book, "Beyond the Inkblots: Confusion to Harmony."
She supports writers using her book, "Write, Publish, Sell! Quick, Easy, Inexpensive Ideas for the Marketing Challenged," 2nd Ed. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Space Coast Writers’ Guild and as a member of the National League of American Pen Women, Cape Canaveral Branch. She is also co-founder of Authors for Authors where, for more than 12 years, she continues to create and host author events and writer conferences.
She lives in warm and sunny Florida where she has enjoyed raising six children, from whom she has learned many things about life and love.