Author

Kristy Dempsey

http://kristydempsey.com

Biography

Kristy Dempsey is the author of 8 picture books, including Me with You, Surfer Chick and Superhero Instruction Manual, a 2017 ILA/CBC Children’s Choice selection and 2017 Southern Book Prize nominee. Her titles have received starred reviews in Kirkus, Booklist, and School Library Journal, and A Dance Like Starlightwas named a JLG selection, ALA Notable Book, Bank Street Best of 2015, CCBC 2015 Choice, and the winner of the 2015 Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Text. Kristy is a member of SCBWI and a speaker and teacher at writing conferences, most recently for SCBWI Carolinas and the Highlights Foundation. Since 1998, Kristy has lived in Belo Horizonte, Brazil with her husband and three children, where she works as a middle school and high school English teacher at The American School of Belo Horizonte. She is also a frequent presenter at schools nationally and internationally, where her programs inspire students’ love for (and skills in!) reading and writing, as well as ideals of empathy, personal responsibility, and perseverance. Find out more about Kristy’s school visits, as well as forthcoming titles, at www.kristydempsey.com.

Papa Put a Man on the Moon
Ten Little Toes, Two Small Feet
Ten Little Fingers, Two Small Hands
Surfer Chick
A Hop Is Up
Superhero Instruction Manual
A Dance Like Starlight
Me with You
Miniracer
Papa Put a Man on the Moon
Ten Little Toes, Two Small Feet
Ten Little Fingers, Two Small Hands

Most Popular Kristy Dempsey Books

    A Dance Like Starlight
    Kristy Dempsey, Floyd Cooper
    Surfer Chick
    Kristy Dempsey, Henry Cole
    A Hop Is Up
    Kristy Dempsey, Lori Richmond
    Superhero Instruction Manual
    Kristy Dempsey, Mark Fearing
    Me with You
    Kristy Dempsey, Christopher Denise
    Ten Little Fingers, Two Small Hands
    Kristy Dempsey, Jane Massey

Book Stats

9
Authored
0
Illustrated
8
Collaborators

All Kristy Dempsey Books

YearTitleIllustratorPages
2019Papa Put a Man on the MoonSarah Green32
2018Ten Little Toes, Two Small FeetJane Massey32
2018Ten Little Fingers, Two Small HandsJane Massey26
2018Surfer ChickHenry Cole32
2016A Hop Is UpLori Richmond32
2016Superhero Instruction ManualMark Fearing40
2014A Dance Like StarlightFloyd Cooper32
2013Me with YouChristopher Denise28
2011MiniracerBridget Strevens-Marzo32

Collaborators

Floyd Cooper
Henry Cole
Lori Richmond
Mark Fearing
Christopher Denise
Jane Massey
Sarah Green
Bridget Strevens-Marzo