Indianapolis's own John David Anderson has been named the 2017 Indiana Author Award Genre Excellence Winner for Middle Grade Fiction. That's a long way to say he won an award for writing great books - books kids like - for middle school students. Mr. Anderson is the author of several favorites, including Ms. Bixby’s Last Day, Sidekicked, Minion, Standard Hero Behavior, and The Dungeoneers. A self-proclaimed lover of root beer and chocolate, he lives right here in Indianapolis. You can learn more at www.johndavidanderson.org.
Mr. Anderson's book Posted is the story about what happens when kids go old-school after having their cell phones taken away. Instead of using texts or social media to communicate with each other they use post-it notes!
Here are some of the many awards Mr. Anderson's books have received: