Fun & Thought-Provoking

Books for Tweens

From realistic fiction to multi-cultural fantasy, Margaret’s got a book for every kid.

School Visits & Workshops

An improv performer and former middle school teacher, Margaret’s presentations are engaging and inspiring.

Women’s Fiction

Margaret is also the author of four award-winning women’s fiction novels.

How do you get kids to love reading and writing in this age of technology? The answer’s simple: give them books they enjoy reading!

But can a novel be both fun to read and deal with weighty topics? Yes. Margaret Dilloway’s books explore a range of experiences and delve into subjects that can be directly applied to cross-curricular activities.

Margaret’s books embody these core values:

  • Kindness
  • Empathy
  • Diligence
  • Grit
  • Integrity

making them perfect for developing tweens into good citizens.


Children’s Literature Council of Southern California Excellence in a Work of Juvenile Fiction: SUMMER OF A THOUSAND PIES

American Library Association’s Asian/Pacific Islander Librarian Association Honor Award for Children’s Fiction: MOMOTARO: XANDER AND THE LOST ISLAND OF MONSTERS

American Library Association’s Literary Tastes Award for Best Women’s Fiction: THE CARE AND HANDLING OF ROSES WITH THORNS

The Pulpwood Queens International Book Club Bonus Book of the Year: THE CARE AND HANDLING OF ROSES WITH THORNS


Margaret Dilloway is the award-winning author of 10 novels for tweens and adults.

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