Lord, Cynthia ( - )

Genre: Children's Literature, Young Adult

Cynthia Lord grew up in New Hampshire and lives in Topsham ME.

A former full-time teacher, she taught for a time on one of the islands off the coast of Maine. She now does school visits doing presentations related to her books.

Her books are written for young adults and children. Her first book, Rules was a 2007 Newbery Honor book.


  • Rules (2006)
  • Hot Rod Hamster (2010)
  • Touch Blue (2010) Set in one of Maine's island schools

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