Roland visits Brick Mill Elementary School:
Listen to this January 15, 2013 podcast interview from Jeremy Gonzalez and Patrick Carman.
Interview of Roland Smith by Alexandra Arch from 1859. How Roland's writing is impacted by travel, animals, natural disasters, adventure, extraordinary feats, current events and disclpline.
The fourth book in the CAHILLS VS. VESPERS series, the follow up to the worldwide bestseller THE 39 CLUES.
After pulling some spectacular heists, Amy and Dan have become two of Interpol's most wanted criminals. So when Vesper One orders them to steal the world's largest diamond, they know they're facing life in prison . . . or worse. But with the Cahill hostages still in peril, Amy and Dan have no choice but to launch a mission that leads them to an ancient city full of dangerous secrets. With a Vesper mole sabotaging the Madrigals from inside, Amy and Dan have to fulfill their enemy's request before it's too late. Vesper One has developed a taste for killing Cahills, and Amy and Dan aren't going to wait to see who's next.
Storm Runners is on Vermont's 2012-2013 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award list.
The March newsletter is out with the announcement of ERUPTION, my latest book.
I'm delighted to announce the title and reveal the cover for my contribution to 39 Clues! SHATTERPROOF will be out early September. To get ready read the other 39 Clues books! To join the discussion about Shatterproof head over to the 39 Clues website.
Ramon De Ocampo talks about Storm Runners.
Roland talks about writing Storm Runners and The Surge.
Storm Runners Nominated for the 2011/2012 Gate City Book Award!
A new review of Storm Runners from the BYU Bookstore.
Listen to Roland talk abou the writing of Storm Runners and The Surge.
Elephant Run has been nominated for the 2011/2012 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award.
Tentacles and I,Q Independence are both on the 2011/2012 Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award list.
Teachers, check out the new curriculum for Storm Runners.
Greatest Books for Kids does a review of Storm Runners.
Review of Storm Runners by the King County Library System.
Elephant Run has been nominated for the Tween Book category of the 2012 Grand Canyon Reader Award.
Elephant Run wins the 2011 Intermediate Division of Oregon Reader's Choice Award (ORCA).
Storm Runners nominated for Wyoming's 2011-2012 Indian Paintbrush Book Award List.
Fabulous news! I,Q: Independence Hall wins the 2011 Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (grades 5-8). Thank you Florida readers!
Review of Storm Runners by Kristin Lum.
I will be writing Book #4 in this new series!