Mechanical Mind of John Coggin SliderSpecial thanks to the Historical Novel Society for featuring The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin in their list of Forthcoming children’s and YA historical novels for 2016. Here’s what the good folks at HNS have to say about the setting:


April 2016

The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin, Walden Pond Press, Ages 8 +. Set in a run-down early 20th-century industrial American city, John is a budding inventor-engineer to whom anything can happen.”


Packed with trains, brains, and early automobiles, this humorous novel is now available for pre-order on Amazon and HarperCollins.

Read more about the book…

Forthcoming Historical Children’s Novels (HNS 2016 List)