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New York Times Bestselling author enlightens dog lovers

Author Susannah Charleson reads a short section in her latest book Where the Lost Dogs Go at the Cozby Library and Community Commons on Sunday. The story highlights the importance of keeping pets in a secured area.

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

“The heart will find what the eyes can no longer see,” author Susannah Charleson said. Every person in the room stared up at the author, captivated as they hung on to her every last word. On Sunday afternoon, Charleson visited the Cozby Library and Community Commons. Gathering dog lovers diverse in both...

Internationally best-selling author shares insights, inspires writers around Coppell

On Friday night at the Cozby Library and Community Commons, best-selling author Julia Heaberlin signs books. Heaberlin visited the library to interact with and answer questions from readers and aspiring writers.

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

June 25, 2018

Although she usually writes for between five and 10 hours a day, best-selling author Julia Heaberlin is taking a break from the craft to promote her latest book, Paper Ghosts.   On Friday night, she visited the Cozby Library and Community Commons to meet fans and answer questions...

Mathieu inspires local book lovers, shares literary journey (with video)

Author Jennifer Mathieu advises her audience to not wear red, wire-frame glasses based on her experience with her first author photo on Saturday night at the Cozby Library and Community Commons. Mathieu has been writing since she was a child and won a school-wide contest when she was in fifth grade.

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

From telling her mother stories to write down for her as a child to becoming a published author of four books, author Jennifer Mathieu has come a long way.   On Saturday, she made an appearance at the Cozby Library and Community Commons to speak about her writing history and her recent book...

Mathieu appearing Saturday at public library

The Cozby Library and Community Commons is a public library in Coppell which many Coppell High School students attend. Author Jennifer Mathieu will visit the library on Saturday to promote her book and speak about the craft of writing.

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Writing a book is a solitary activity--months of being shut in a room, your eyes glued to a screen. On Saturday, author Jennifer Mathieu will break out of that shell when she visits Coppell to speak about her latest release: the young adult novel Moxie.   The event at the Cozby Library and ...

Hopkins regales CHS students with her books, life stories

Coppell High School junior Catherine Sharpe receives a signed book from young adult author Ellen Hopkins on Wednesday during fourth period. Hopkins visited CHS to talk to the creative writing classes about her books, which are influenced by real life events.

Wren Lee, Designer

February 3, 2017

You would never think author Ellen Hopkins has gone through life’s hardships because her attitude is bubbly and bright. She smiles easily and leans in to whisper as if she has known you all her life. Hopkins has firsthand experience dealing with some of the topics addressed in her books. Her first book...

Hopkins best selling author comes to CHS to talk with students, share her story

Adult and young adult author Ellen Hopkins has written many fiction books, such as Tilt, Identical, Rumble, Traffick, Burned, Smoked, Impulse and Tricks. Hopkins will be visiting the Coppell High School Library on Feb. 1 to talk about her books.

Wren Lee, Designer

January 27, 2017

Author Ellen Hopkins has taken the young adult (YA) genre by storm with her unique style and captivating topics. On Wednesday, Hopkins will visit Coppell High School and share her writing experiences for Creative Writing teacher Matthew Bowden and English teacher Courtney Orloff’s creative writin...

Horror author Darren Shan to visit CHS

January 29, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Darren Shan, one of the premier horror and fantasy fiction writers of the 21st century, is scheduled to visit Coppell High School tomorrow - Wednesday, January 30. He will be giving a presentation in the Lecture Hall for about an hour starting during 4th period and e...

Rohde writes more than passes

May 21, 2010

By Yogesh Patel Video by Blake Manfre and Kim Dalrymple Having your cell phone confiscated usually means two things: paying $15 to get your phone back and meeting probably the most interesting person in the entire school. Cathy Rohde, already known as the AP secretary and mother to CHS students...