David is the prolific author of 9 books for young people (and counting!). He is a seasoned presenter at schools, libraries, and conferences. David is a three-time nominee for the Missouri Mark Twain Award for Deadly Drive, 2007-2008, Thin Wood Walls, 2006-2007, and Framed in Fire, 2001-2002. He is ranked as one of the top Mystery Authors to Investigate by the Irving (Texas) Public Library and was chosen as a Favorite Author of Boy Books by the ALA Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC). David's publishing credits include: A PIECE OF THE SKY (Albert Whitman and Company, 2007, ISBN# 0-8075-6536-0), DEADLY DRIVE (Albert Whitman and Company, 2005, ISBN# 0-8075-0844-6, THIN WOOD WALLS (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004, ISBN# 0-618-34290-7, COLDER THAN ICE (Albert Whitman and Company, 2003, ISBN# 0-8075-8135-6), HAUNTING AT HOME PLATE (Albert Whitman and Company, 2000, ISBN# 0-8075-3181-2), and SOMEONE WAS WATCHING (Albert Whitman and Company, 1993, ISBN# 0-8075-7531-3) David enjoys spending time at schools and making appearances at libraries and conferences. He tailors his talks to fit the group by offering a variety of workshops and presentations to students in grades K-8.