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Hello! My name is Michael P. Spradlin and I'm the author of several books for both middle grade and young adult readers. I live in Lapeer, Michigan and have been writing now for about ten years. In 2008, I will have four new titles published, including the picture book TEXAS RANGERS: Legendary Lawmen on February 19th. That will be followed by SPY GODDESS: The Chase for the Chalice which will be... More
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10/17/2015The USS Indianapolis and Writing About History for Kids (0 Comments )
Writers are asked all the time ‘what inspired you to write this book?’ Into the Killing Seas, my newest novel, is told through the eyes of a young boy who, along with his brother, stows away about the USS Indianapolis. Almost two days... Read the rest of this post
9/22/2014Eight Ways To Get You Started In Getting My Books Banned! (0 Comments )
Dear Readers, This week is the annual Banned Books Week, sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, the American Library Association and many other organizations. As you may know, as a writer, I welcome all opinions and all incarnations of... Read the rest of this post
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Michael's Published Works Ages Date Published
Books 1 - 4 of 17 from Michael's published works, View all 17 books
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1. Into the Killing Seas (Hardcover)
    Author: Michael P. Spradlin
    Publisher: Scholastic Press
N/A 06/30/2015
152 Reviews  
2. Baseball from A to Z (Hardcover)
    Author: Michael P. Spradlin
    Illustrator: Macky Pamintuan
    Publisher: HarperCollins
Ages 4-8 03/01/2010
13 Reviews  
3. Spy Goddess, Volume 1: The Chase for the Chalice (Paperback)
    Author: Michael P. Spradlin
    Illustrator: Rainbow Buddy
    Publisher: TokyoPop
Young Adults 02/26/2008
24 Reviews  
4. To Hawaii, with Love (Spy Goddess, Book 2) (Hardcover)
    Author: Michael P. Spradlin
    Publisher: HarperTeen
Young Adults 01/24/2006
42 Reviews  
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Comment by Angela A Andrews on 4/11/2009 at 4:01 PM:
Gdday Michael l am new to this site and I hope you will pop into mine, and if you have any questions about Australia please let me know I will be very happy to answer any of them Angie
Comment by Tracy Grand on 8/8/2008 at 5:37 AM:
Hi Michael,
It is wonderful to have you join our JacketFlap community!
Comment by Ruthann Heidgerken on 4/15/2008 at 3:20 PM:
Michael, sorry I won't be in Texas Tomorrow to meet you. I've seen the book, and it's great.
Ruthann Heidgerken
Comment by Tamra Wear on 4/14/2008 at 11:17 AM:
Best of luck at TLA. I'm sure you'll enjoy yourself. Maybe someday I'll be in Oklahoma visiting family and I can come to Texas for one of these conventions.
Comment by Heather Barron on 3/26/2008 at 11:12 AM:
Comment by Barbara Rodgers on 2/26/2008 at 3:44 PM:
Congratulations! I will look for it right away.
Comment by Heather Barron on 2/26/2008 at 10:12 AM:
Wow Micheal... that is awesome.... I am just a tiny bit jealous.... okay a whole lot jealous.... I will say that I wrote another story though... one I am proud of... and I wirte it to write it... not to publish it and the thing is, it is the best thing I have written... you know it actaully has hear... more
Comment by Elleda Wilson on 2/24/2008 at 1:16 PM:
Thanks for the welcome, Michael.
Comment by Jill Ronsley on 2/21/2008 at 12:47 AM:
Thanks for the invitation, Michael. Congratulations on your great success! MG and YA novels are among my favorites.
All the best,
Jill Ronsley
SUN Editing & Book Design
Book Design, Typesetting & Cover Designmore
Comment by Heather Barron on 2/20/2008 at 11:19 AM:
That is awesome about your book. Again I am way jealous!
Comment by Heather Barron on 2/15/2008 at 3:41 PM:
Thanks for the advice..... I am changing genres as we speak.... too bad though I love the story I wrote... what I mean is not that I am like super talented and bragging, but I mean I beleive in it... make sense? I will look into an agent.. tahnks for the advice!
Comment by Heather Barron on 2/14/2008 at 11:20 AM:
Wow you are so talented. I wish I was published. I have written 2 children's books, but cannot get them published.... did you use an agent or just send your books out yourself? Everytime I get a letter back, I get... great idea, great style but we just aren't interested in another bedtime book...... more
Comment by Eric Hammond on 2/4/2008 at 4:06 PM:
Hey, Michael.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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