Tara Dairman



Tara Dairman writes middle-grade novels and picture books about kids with strong passions and big questions about the world. Tara’s books include The Girl from Earth’s End, the All Four Stars series, The Great Hibernation, and Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy (illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan). These titles have been named to best-of-the-year lists by A Mighty Girl, Kirkus Reviews, Bank Street College of Education, and CCBC. Tara holds a BA in creative writing from Dartmouth College, has traveled to more than 90 countries, and now lives in Colorado.

School Visit Topics & Activities

I love to share my journey to publication, discuss how I draw inspiration from the world around me (and particularly from places I've traveled to), and conduct creative writing workshops that help kids find and shape their own unique stories.


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