When a high school basketball star goes missing, a town’s secrets are exposed in this edge-of-your seat, addictive read.

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Like Magic

“An endlessly endearing story of three girls’ pursuit of friendship and the beauty and challenge of what it means to be 10.” Kirkus reviews, starred review

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Paper Chains

“A well-told story celebrating the power of friendship to comfort and heal.” Kirkus reviews, starred review “Endearing, authentic...A captivating story with tremendous heart.” School Library Journal

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When the first snow falls, a girl takes paper, scissors, and pencils. On each slip of paper she writes one thing for which she is thankful: soup, the sun and moon, a friend. As the snow falls, the chain grows. What are YOU thankful for? Illustrated by Samantha Cotterill

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Coming Spring 2023

How to Make a Memory

Sylvie Frank at S&S/Wiseman has acquired world rights to How to Make a Memory by Elaine Vickers, illustrated by Ana Aranda. This picture book celebrates memory and its place in helping us hold dear life's precious moments. Illustrated by Ana Aranda

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About the Author

Elaine Vickers

Elaine/E.B. Vickers is an award-winning author of picture books, middle grade, and young adult novels that aim to help readers of all ages find connection and belonging.

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Upcoming Events

Workshops, conferences, and other events.

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Kanab Writers Conference – Keynote
November 4-6, 2021
Kanab, Utah
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TKE Presents: Elaine Vickers and Samantha Cotterill
September 9, 2021, 6-7 pm
The King's English Bookshop ONLINE
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THANKFUL Launch Party
September 7, 2021, 5-7 pm
Bulloch Drug - Cedar City, Utah
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Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers
June 14-18, 2021
Draper, Utah
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Beyond the Book Guides

Bringing stories beyond the page with discussion questions, art lessons, yummy recipes, challenging riddles, mini science projects, fun crafts, poetry, and recommendations for more great books to read.

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