Thursday, September 28, 2023



We are soooo excited to host New York Times best-selling author, Stuart Gibbs, for the entire school on October 5! Mr. Gibbs is beginning his tour right here at HCMS for Spy School Goes North, book eleven in the Spy School series! His visit is going to be an epic event and will spawn many new Stuart Gibbs readers! You can purchase online through BookPeople or directly from the HCMS Library with cash, CC, or ApplePay.  Purchase signed copies of his books today while supplies last!  

Stuart Gibbs is the New York Times bestselling author of the Charlie Thorne series, FunJungle series, Moon Base Alpha series, Once Upon a Tim series, and Spy School series. He has written screenplays, worked on a whole bunch of animated films, developed TV shows, been a newspaper columnist, and researched capybaras (the world’s largest rodents). Stuart lives with his family in Los Angeles. You can learn more about what he’s up to at

Thursday, September 21, 2023


KAYLA MILLER: Sept 27 & 28

Graphic novelist, Kayla Miller, will be visiting all 7th graders on September 27 and 28 for a graphic novel workshop. Students will be wrapping up their graphic novel study and Kayla will guide them through the writing and artistic process as they venture into writing and creating their own graphic novels. 

We will be selling signed copies of Kayla's graphic novel series, Click. You can purchase online through BookPeople or directly from the HCMS Library with cash, CC, or ApplePay.  Quantities are limited, so purchase your copy soon!

Kayla Miller is the New York Times bestselling creator of five graphic novels, ClickCampActClash, and Crunch and the coauthor of the Besties series. An author-illustrator and cartoonist with a BFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Kayla lives and works in New York.