Hi, I'm Lisa Springer and I write adventurous and heartfelt stories for children. I live in New York City but I'm an island girl at heart. I believe that all children deserve to see themselves as heroes of their own stories. Representation matters.
I'm currently working on my middle grade mystery novel CODE GREEN SOCIETY, pitched as Spy Kids in the Caribbean.
Twelve year old Ocean, a Black prodigy hacker with a knack for getting in trouble, is sent to a school for misfits.
* A nemesis roomate
* A plot to shut down the school
* A secret spy society
* A bunch of #STEM-loving kids
* & 1 naughty goat
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Books are sometimes windows, offering views of worlds that may be real or imagined, familiar or strange. These windows are also sliding glass doors, and readers have only to walk through in imagination to become part of whatever world has been created or recreated by the author. When lighting conditions are just right, however, a window can also be a mirror. Literature transforms human experience and reflects it back to us, and in that reflection we can see our own lives and experiences as part of a larger human experience. Reading, then, becomes a means of self-affirmation, and readers often seek their mirrors in books.
― Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop