Lyn Fairchild Hawks writes YA contemporary fiction and short stories. She is author of the YA novel, How Wendy Redbird Dancing Survived the Dark Ages of Nought and author of the graphic novel, Minerda, illustrated by Robin Follet. She is author of the short story collection, The Flat and Weightless Tang-Filled Future.
A lifelong educator, Lyn also designs lessons, trains teachers, and makes Shakespeare accessible to students.She is author of Teaching Julius Caesar: A Differentiated Approach, and is also co-author of The Compassionate Classroom: Lessons that Nurture Wisdom and Empathy and Teaching Romeo and Juliet: A Differentiated Approach. Her lessons are featured in Differentiation in Practice: A Resource Guide for Differentiating Curriculum, Grades 9-12.
At 16, Wendy Redbird Dancing is a weird girl with a Michael Jackson obsession. Uprooted every year by her mom, she can't call a place home.
Things look better with her mom's new boyfriend who gains her trust. But when he turns out to be not what he seems, Wendy must go underground. All seems lost when the King of Pop dies. That's when she hears his voice. Is he now the only one she can trust?