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Lisa Yee

About Lisa Yee

Lisa Yee is the author of eighteen novels for young people, most recently The Kidney Hypothetical (Levine/Scholastic). She writes the DC Super Hero Girls middle-grade series (Random) featuring Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, and the upcoming Katana at Super Hero High. Visit Lisa at

“Say Something Funny”

I went on a date in high school once where I barely knew the guy. In those dinosaur days you couldn’t Google someone, so instead I asked everyone what they knew about this person. Apparently, he did the same. Over dinner my date said, “Everyone says you’re funny. Say something funny.” “I don’t know any […]