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Indiana Authors Awards Honoree

Crystal Allen

2020 Children’s Shortlist

Crystal Allen is the author of middle grade novels, How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy (Balzer and Bray 2011), The Laura Line (Balzer and Bray 2013), The Magnificent Mya Tibbs series (Balzer and Bray 2016, 2017, 2018), and Between Two Brothers ( Balzer and Bray 2022). Crystal lives in Sugar Land, Texas with her husband, Reggie, and two sons, Phillip and Joshua. 

See the entire children’s shortlist or learn more about the 2020 Awards.