Lorri Horn is an educator and the author of the Dewey Fairchild Problem Solver middle grade series, published by Chicago Review Press. The first in that series earned a Kirkus starred review and was selected for their “Best Middle Grade Books of 2017.” The trilogy was translated and released in China, February 2020. Additionally, her work has appeared in the Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times Sunday Opinion, Phi Delta Kappan, and Advanced Placement (AP) Central. Lorri has been a National Board Certified Teacher, has a degree in English, a teaching credential, and a Masters of Education. In addition to literature and writing, she also studied biological anthropology and human behavior. Lorri taught public school and served as an instructional leader for 15 years. Her background brings to her work a unique insight and a warm sense of humor regarding the needs and perspectives of children and family dynamics.
Awards and Recognition
- Selected for Best Books of 2017, Middle Grade Fiction by Kirkus Reviews
- Nominated for the 2017 Kirkus Prize for Young Readers' Literature