|Name Matt Chandler|
Spouse Lauren Chandler (m. 1999)
|Born October 24, 1972 (age 43)
Ithaca, New York, United States (1972-10-24) |
Children Reid Chandler, Norah Chandler, Audrey Chandler
Books The Explicit Gospel, To Live Is Christ to Die Is Gain, Recovering Redemption: How Chri, Creature of the Word: The Jesu, The World's Most Hau
Similar People Mark Driscoll, John Piper, David Platt, Tim Keller, Francis Chan
Occupation Children's Book author
Education Hardin–Simmons University
Matt Chandler is an American author of more than 20 books for young children, including Side by Side Baseball Stars: Comparing the Game's Greatest Players, which was selected by the American Society of Journalists and Authors as its 2015 Children's/Young Adult Book of the Year.
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- Magazine writing
- Author visits to elementary schools
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He has published 22 children's books, with 20 being non-fiction in addition to two works of fiction.
Chandler has written for a number of regional and national magazines including SuperLawyers, American Legion Magazine, Gentry, Buffalo Magazine, and Buffalo Spree.
His essays have appeared in three books within the internationally best-selling series Chicken Soup for the Soul, including:
Author visits to elementary schools
In addition to his writing, Chandler visits elementary schools to present "author visits". His presentations are designed to inspire children and encourage reading, while being fun and entertaining. In a 2016 interview with the West Seneca Bee, Chandler had this to say about his school visits: "I took a very unconventional path to becoming a writer and overcame long odds, so I really try to reach them (the students) and show them they can follow their dreams and achieve anything if they are willing to work hard and never give up."
Chandler is a six-time New York Press Association Award winner, having earned recognition for his columns and feature writing while a newspaper reporter for Buffalo Business First, the Buffalo Law Journal, and The Hamburg Sun.
He was also recognized by the American Society of Journalists and Authors with its 2015 award for Best Children's/Young Adult book for his Capstone Press/Sports Illustrated Kids book, Side by Side Baseball Stars: Comparing the Game's Greatest Players.