Featured Author


Our featured Author is Ali Maier, author of the Max and Maggie book series Mom Made Us Write This.

This hilarious book series follows 10 year old twins, Maggie and Max Pruitt, as they spend their summer writing in a journal that mom makes them share. The hilarious back and forth comments of the kids highlight the joys and challenges of siblings. Anyone with a brother or sister will identify with the fun and struggles that Max and Maggie experience this summer!

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Now available from Ali:

MoQuiz Book Frontm Made Us Make This: Family Quiz Book – A hilarious question and answer book for families!

When Mom challenges Maggie and Max to come up with something to do during a long car trip, the twins get quizzically creative! Maggie and Max design a quiz book for grown-ups – a new kind of journal filled with funny, random questions to ask family members.

Complete with check boxes, blanks to fill in, and space to sketch or write, the Family Quiz Book is a great way for kids to learn what grown-ups think about , well, just about everything!

WYOJ FrontMom Made Us Write This: Write Your Own Shared Journal -

When mom comes home with a blank journal, she challenges the twins to create a fun book that their friends would enjoy. The result is a fun, 100-page journal-writing competition!

Max and Maggie’s 100-page challenge gives kids a goal – find a journal partner and work together to fill 100 pages with fabulous writing. This journal is the perfect place for siblings, friends, or family members to share a journal, and express their most private (or silly) thoughts about life. It comes complete with instructions on journal sharing from Maggie and Max.

Coming soon:

Mom Made Us Write This: During School – Just when Max and Maggie think they are finished with their journal-writing assignment, Mom decides that they should keep another journal, During School!