About Vivian Vande Velde:
Vivian Vande Velde is an American author who writes primarily for children and young adults. She began writing at age 28, the year her daughter was born, and has been publishing relatively consistently since. She currently resides in Rochester, New York. She is involved in multiple circles/groups of young writers in the Rochester area, along with authors such as Bruce Coville and Cynthia DeFelice.
She sighed. Loudly. "Physical appearance is not what is important." Yeah right. Tell that to any girl who hasn't bothered to put on a presentable shirt or fix her hair because she's only running into the grocery store to get a quart of milk for her g...Vivian Vande Velde
That's very kind of you," she said bitterly, for she no longer believed in kindness. "And you're willing to do this...why? Because you're fond of helping others?" "I'm fond of revenge," the dragon answered.Vivian Vande Velde
And there was this sweet-looking little old lady with her white hair in a bun and everything, the typical grandmother type, and she was swearing her head off. I guess Alzheimer's had brought out her inner sailor.Vivian Vande Velde