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David Lubar

Biography

David Lubar

David Lubar created a sensation with his debut novel, HIDDEN TALENTS, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He is also the author of TRUE TALENTS, FLIP, CHARACTER, DRIVEN; the Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie series; and the Weenies Stories short story collections including: IN THE LAND OF THE LAWN WEENIES (an Oprah Children’s Reading List Pick), INVASION OF THE ROAD WEENIES, THE CURSE OF THE CAMPFIRE WEENIES, THE BATTLE OF THE RED HOT PEPPER WEENIES, ATTACK OF THE VAMPIRE WEENIES, and BEWARE THE NINJA WEENIES. Lubar is a frequent speaker at libraries, conferences, and schools across the country and renowned for his sense of humor, empathy, and zippy storytelling that reaches even the most unreachable kids. He lives in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

Books by David Lubar

by David Lubar - Fiction, Young Adult 13+

With only one year left of high school, 17-year-old Cliff Sparks is desperate to “come of age” --- a.k.a., lose his virginity. But he’s never had much luck with girls. So when he falls for Jillian, a new classmate, at first sight, all he can do is worship her from afar. At the same time, Cliff has to figure out what to do with the rest of his life, since he's pretty sure his unemployed father plans to kick him out of the house the minute he turns 18. Time is running out. Cliff is at the edge, on the verge, dangling --- and holding on for dear life.

by David Lubar - Humor, Young Adult 12+

Scott Hudson has somehow managed to survive Freshman year. But with a new baby brother in the house and a whole host of adventures awaiting him at school, Sophomore year promises to be anything but boring.

by David Lubar - Supernatural, Young Adult 12+
Everyone has given up on Martin. Even Martin. But at Edgeview Martin falls in with a group of five outsiders who make the other Edgeview rejects appear gifted by comparison. He makes a remarkable discovery: each of his friends possesses a remarkable talent. One is telekinetic. Another is empathic. Others have psychic abilities. Martin thinks these talents make them special. They think it makes them freaks. Martin has one shot to convince them otherwise.
by David Lubar - Horror

A group of high school girls takes revenge on their sadistic gym teacher in the most fitting way possible. Two stowaways find themselves on a ship for the dead. An ancient predator stalks the wrong victim. Here are thirteen tales of death, murder, and revenge from the fertile and febrile imagination of master storyteller David Lubar --- his first story collection for the teen audience.

by David Lubar - Fantasy, Science Fiction, Supernatural

It's been over a year since 14 year old Eddie "Trash" Thalmeyer and his friends from Edgeview Alternative School found out about their special hidden talents. When Trash tests his power in a bank and accidentally steals a fistful of cash, he is kidnapped by the ruthless leader of a shadowy company whose purpose is to gather information about psychic phenomena-and who is willing to do anything to get it…Torchie, Cheater, Lucky, Flinch and Martin join forces to rescue their friend using their hidden talents, and discover their true talents in the process.