“A shift in perspective can change everything.”

Shelley Pearsall • Sun, Mar 14, 2021

Shelley Pearsall

Shelley Pearsall is the author of seven acclaimed books for middle grade and teen readers. Her inspiring and thought-provoking novels are used in classrooms nationwide, and she is a popular school speaker.

Prior to becoming a full-time author, Shelley was a classroom teacher. She has also worked in the education departments of several parks and history museums where she created museum theater events and led public programs. She has a B.A. from The College of Wooster and a Master’s in Education, M. Ed., from John Carroll University.

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