Author of Children's books


rope burn (albert whitman & Company, 1998)


"Although these are weighty issues, Siebold handles them with a comic touch that middle-grade readers will appreciate."  


doing time online (albert whitman & company, 2002)


"The current plot combined with skillful writing will attract even the most recalcitrant readers."

-School Library Journal

my nights at the improv (albert whitman & company, 2005)


"The theme of learning to take chances isn't unfamiliar, but this is an original and effective approach to the notion ..." 

-Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

ALA Publications


Jan's chapters ... "Writing 101:  Reading with a Writer's Eye" and "My Very Own ISBN Number:  A Librarian's Path to Publication."

ala publications


Jan's chapters:  "Books that Shape Our Lives:  A Community of Readers" and "Local Artists-in-Residence at Your School Library"