Lisa Yee

Lisa  Yee

Millicent Min, Girl Genius, Lisa Yee's debut novel, won the renowned Sid Fleischman Humor Prize. Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time, So Completely Emily Ebers, Definitely Maybe, and two books about a fourth grader, Bobby vs. the World, have sold almost two million copies worldwide. Bobby the Brave (sometimes) and Girls (accidentally). Lisa is also the author of the Kanani books for American Girl and Good Luck, Ivy. Warp Speed, her most recent novel, is about a Star Trek fan who gets bullied at school every day.

Lisa was a Thurber House Children's Writer-in-Residence, and her works have been named an NPR Best Summer Read, a Sports Illustrated Kids Hot Summer Read, and a USA Today Critics' Top Choice. Lisa's website is, and her blog is