ONE CHANCE – New Middle Grade Fiction

A favorite part of teen-author Sarah Frank’s Author Visits is when she reads from her new middle grade fiction book, ONE CHANCE. Today, Sarah is reading to the students at Westchase Elementary school. Sarah’s reading from the beginning of the book where we are just getting to know Sandy and Brian. Listen as Sandy questions whether time travel is possible! To learn more about ONE CHANCE, click here. To watch other videos from BeaLu Books visit our YouTube Channel. If you would like to have Sarah come to your school, contact us. We are currently making tentative reservations for the 2018-19 school year. Two Secrets, Book Two, of the One[…]read more
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Sarah Frank

Sarah Frank  Sarah Frank is a 15-year-old author, poet, and basketball player from Tampa, Florida. She attends Howard W. Blake High School of the Arts, where she studies creative writing and journalism. One Chance, Sarah’s first novel, was originally handwritten in a red notebook while she was in the fifth grade. Besides reading books and catching up on her favorite shows such as Shark Tank, Sarah spends two weeks each summer at the University of South Florida attending the ICE Writers Camp sponsored by the Tampa Bay Area Writing Project (TBAWP), a chapter of the National Writing Project. In addition to One Chance, Sarah has[…]read more

Writing Submission Guidelines and Form

Writing Submission Guidelines and Form Teen life is a lyrical battle of joy, pain, and laughter. Other teens and tweens need to hear your voice, so they know they are not the only one navigating their way through the struggles and victories of life in the middle. For this project, we are accepting all genres of previously unpublished original writing from fifth grade through high school students. To submit your work, complete the Submission Form and send it with a Word File of your writing to Word count – 1000 words or less Font – Arial, 12 pt. (If there is a stylized font[…]read more

A Healing Journal, BeaLu Book’s First “Give Back Project”

In starting BeaLu Books, something that was important to me was to find ways to use our talents and connections to give back. One way we are doing this is with a Give Back Project. Each year, BLB will publish a project that focuses on an issue or a cause. Part of the proceeds from the project will go back to an organization related to the cause and portion of the books will be donated as well. Our first Give Back Project is a healing journal for kids in fourth through eighth grade who have experienced a trauma in their lives. The story behind the[…]read more