Young author David T. Lee and Laura T. Lee (inspires others to write)

David T. Lee (13 year-old published 4 books, authored his 1st book at 7) and Laura T. Lee (11 year-old published a 60,000 words novel at age 10)

David and Laura launch new books at Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

Same as the past four years, young authors David and Laura Lee (currently enrolled in 9th and 7th grade) will be selling their books at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Craft Fair & Farmer Market at Oak again this year (Sept 23rd – 10AM to 4PM). They will promote their new books. David published […]

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My fifth book is now PUBLISHED!

Here’s the moment you’ve been waiting for … my fifth book, “Danny and the Wrath of the Dinosaurs”, is PUBLISHED! This is the final installment of my action-packed series “The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller”. I wrote the 18,000-word story at age 12. The book is available on the CreateSpace eStore and Amazon.com. Hope you enjoy […]

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Rare solar eclipse provides amazing view of the sun

Last Monday (August 21st, 2017), a total solar eclipse passed over the continental US for the first time in nearly 100 years! Although I could only see a partial eclipse from my location in New England, it was still an amazing experience watching the moon slowly cover the sun. I used a pinhole projector to […]

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Museum of Science’s “POPnology” exhibit deftly shows the influence of popular culture on tech

Recently, I went to Boston to check out the Museum of Science’s new exhibit, “POPnology”!  As the title suggests, the exhibit explained how popular culture influenced/predicted technological advancements. Among the exhibit’s best features were the time-traveling car from “Back to the Future 3” and the world’s first 3-D printed car. A concept drawing of VR […]

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MIT’s Summer HSSP is a wonderful educational experience!

Over the summer, I’ve been taking classes at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) as part of the university’s Summer HSSP program. Summer HSSP is a program that offers weekend classes at MIT for grades 7-12. The classes I took were “Quantitative Biology” and “Quantitative Chemistry and Regenerative Biology”. Each class was taught by a student […]

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“Gifted” provides heartwarming characters and a moving story

“Gifted” is a film about a custody battle over a highly intelligent girl named Mary (played by Mckenna Grace). Mary’s mother, Diane, committed suicide due to relationship problems with Mary’s father. Diane attempted to solve the Navier-Stokes problem, but it is assumed that she never finished. Mary’s uncle, Frank, has cared for her since she […]

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Fantastic Young Musicians Summer Concert at Shrewsbury Public Library!

Last Saturday, four young musicians (including myself) played songs from a varying repertoire at Shrewsbury Public Library! Video and photos are enclosed. I was also MC of the concert. Classical pieces like “Tarantella” and the modern “Phantom of the Opera” were all part of the program! The turnout was unexpectedly good; very few empty seats […]

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FREE PIANO & VIOLIN PERFORMANCE tomorrow (Shrewsbury Public Library)

🎉🎉🎵🎵 Enjoy a FREE PIANO & VIOLIN PERFORMANCE tomorrow at Shrewsbury Public Library! This Saturday (July 22nd) 2:30 to 4:00 PM, four local students will share the joy of music – from classical to Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber. **Click the link to see the full color concert program** 🎻🎻🎹🎹

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As “The Founder”, Michael Keaton delivers a magnificent performance

Some time ago, I saw the movie “The Founder”, a film about how McDonald’s became what it is today. Originally a small-scale restaurant chain run by the McDonald brothers, enterprising businessman Ray Kroc was hired to supervise the creation of more restaurants. Reluctant to expand the chain after a previous attempt failed, the McDonald brothers […]

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Great time at the Shrewsbury Public Library’s Local Author Showcase!

Last week, my sister and I sold books at the Shrewsbury Public Library’s Local Author Showcase. The lineup of authors included many familiar faces along with new ones. We had a great time talking to customers and conversing with the other writers (plus, there were quite a few costumed characters)! Here are the photos: Bye! […]

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“Command and Control” is a comprehensive masterpiece on the USA’s nuclear system

Recently, I’ve finished “Command and Control” by Eric Schlosser. The book chronicled the Damascus disaster, where a nuclear missile exploded in containment. Through meticulous second-by-second details, the book explains the mechanical faults that combined to create such a catastrophe. In doing so, it also delves deeply into the history of the nuclear program after World […]

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Come visit us at the Shrewsbury Public Library next week!

Next Wednesday, June 28, 2017, my sister and I will sell books from 4-7:30 PM at the Shrewsbury Public Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival! If you’re looking for my 4th book (Danny and the Revenge of the Dinosaurs) and my sister’s 1st novel (Two Worlds) at DISCOUNT PRICES, next Wednesday is your chance! Hope to […]

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Fantastic Kids’ Fan Mail and a Letter from Rainbow Child Development Center!

Happy Mother’s Day weekend, everyone! In February, I delivered a speech and had a book signing for 50 students (K-8) at the Rainbow Child Development Center (Worcester, MA). In return, they sent me a wonderful package of fan mail! I enjoyed reading every single one of their cards. Also included in the package was an […]

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Fantastic Friday Night at “Under the Chinese Lantern”!

Last Friday, my Chinese class danced to the song “Look Over, the Girl Over There” during the Under the Chinese Lantern event at Sherwood Middle School. My sister also performed some children’s rhymes with her class. Although the event took place in a sweltering gymnasium, there were plenty of activities and games. My friends and […]

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Oak Middle School won third place at St. John’s Math Invitational!

Hello everybody! Today, I participated in St. John High School’s Math Invitational! Our team from Oak Middle School, led by Melissa McCann, won third place! AMSA won second place, and RJ Grey won first. Here are some photos. Bye! David:)

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Awesome time selling books at the Sprinkler Factory!

Good afternoon! Yesterday, my sister and I sold books as part of the Ginsburg: Green event at the Sprinkler Factory in Worcester. This event honored the poetic accomplishments and environmental activism of poet Allen Ginsberg. In the two hours that we spent there, we sold 6 books! The smell of wine (which we didn’t drink, […]

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Spectacular event at the Rainbow Child Development Center!

Hi all! Recently, I was invited to give a speech about my books to 50 K-8 students at the Rainbow Child Development Center. On Tuesday (Feb 21, 2017), that event happened; it was a great success! Along with the speech, I also read two chapters from my first book (Danny and the Portal of the […]

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Fantastic finish at the Oak Middle School speech tournament!

Last Sunday (January 22, 2017) I competed in a speech tournament held at Oak Middle School! Being the largest speech tournament of the year, it hosted around 14 schools and about 400 people. Some of the best speech teams (Milton, Pike and RJ Grey) also participated in the tournament. I entered the competition with a […]

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FREE kindle offer for David’s 1st book

From Dec 27 to 31 (Tuesday to Saturday), Danny and the Portal of the World kindle book can be purchased at $0.00 (FREE) on Amazon. In addition, you can loan this book to anyone you choose. This FREE offer only lasts for 5 days. Age Range: 8 – 12 years Grade Level: 3 – 7 […]

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Splendid time selling books at Staples HQ!

Yesterday, my sister and I went to Staples HQ to sell books! The event occurred in the headquarters’ cafeteria; as a result, we enjoyed a delicious chicken pot pie while selling books. This is my 3rd year selling there and this is my sister’s first time at the event. We sold an impressive amount of […]

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Magical time at St. Mary Holly Fair!

This weekend, my sister Laura and I set a NEW RECORD at our book selling event at the St. Mary School Holly Fair! We sold an unprecedented FIFTY books, beating our previous record for best event (31 books) by an incredible 19 books! I actually sold out all available copies of my first book “Danny […]

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Great holiday gifts at St. Mary School’s Holly Fair this weekend!

This weekend, Saturday (Dec 3rd, 9AM-6PM) and Sunday (Dec 4th, 8AM-1PM), my sister Laura and I will sell our books at the St. Mary School’s Holly Fair (Shrewsbury)! If you’re still looking for a great holiday gift, please stop by to check out our books! I will sell my 4 books and my sister will […]

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First-time author Laura Lee sets record at book events

Yesterday, my sister and I attended two consecutive book events: the Floral Family Fun Fair (held at Floral Street School) and the 2nd Annual Farmer’s Market and Artisan’s Fair (held at Sherwood Middle School). We sold 12 books at the Floral School event and 8 books at the Sherwood event. My sister, Laura, set a […]

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Two great family events coming up this Saturday (Nov 19th)

THIS UPCOMING SATURDAY (November 19th), my sister Laura and I will have TWO consecutive book signing events! The first event, the Floral Family Fun Fair, is at Floral Street Elementary School. The second event, the 2nd Annual Farmer’s Market & Artisans Fair, is at Sherwood Middle School. During these events, Laura will introduce her DEBUT […]

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Our books will be in circulation in Westborough Public Library!

My 4 books and my sister’s first book (“Two Worlds”) will be available soon in the Westborough Public Library! Special thanks to Adult Services Librarian Donna Martel for accepting our donation yesterday, which was part of the library’s 2016 Indie Author Day event! We are also currently trying to submit our books to the SELF-e […]

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Spectacular Spirit of Shrewsbury debut for first-time author Laura T. Lee!

Aloha! Last weekend (September 24-25), my sister and I sold our books at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Craft Fair and Farmers Market! It was the first selling event for my sister Laura T. Lee, who just published her first novel “Two Worlds: A novel of friends and foes from strange places” in July! […]

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We are in the news for the towns of Shrewsbury, Northborough, Hopkinton and more!

Correspondent Cynthia Ciullo interviewed my sister and me about our books. Click this link to read the article: Young authors’ books available at Spirit of Shrewsbury fall festival Looking forward to seeing you at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Craft Fair and Farmer’s Market next week at Oak (Sat 9/24 10-4PM and Sun 9/25 […]

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The Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival is coming up!

Greetings! From September 24-25, my sister Laura and I will have a TWO-DAY event in front of Oak Middle School selling and signing books at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival’s Artisan Craft Fair and Farmer’s Market! We will sell our books at the Artisan Craft Fair (September 24) from 10AM-4PM and the Farmer’s Market […]

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Spectacular time at the Shrewsbury Public Library Comic Con!

Hello! Yesterday I had a splendid time at the Shrewsbury Public Library’s FIRST Comic Con. The event lasted from 9AM-5PM. Typical superheroes showed up like Batman, Superman and Spiderman. However, fantasy characters like Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy appeared as well! The event was packed from the start – by the time I arrived (9:05) […]

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My sister Laura’s DEBUT NOVEL!

Hope you’ve had a great summer so far! My sister Laura (who is ten years old) officially published her FIRST BOOK! The 63,000 word novel, titled “Two Worlds”, is available on Amazon.com in both paperback ($15.99) and Kindle ($0.99 for a limited time!)! Here is the summary of the story: Fifteen-year-old Lily Claire isn’t a […]

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Shrewsbury Public Library’s Local Author Showcase TOMORROW!

Hello! Tomorrow, June 29, I will be selling and signing my books at the Shrewsbury Public Library Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival’s Local Author Showcase! The event will be held inside the Shrewsbury Public Library’s meeting room from 3:30 to 6:00PM. The first 100 visitors get FREE passes to the USS Constitution Museum! Also, please visit […]

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My book selling event at The Sprinkler Factory

Hello! Bring your kids and family! I will sell and sign my 4 books on June 26 from 1-4 PM at the Visual Voices event, which is hosted by the Artist Guild of Shrewsbury! The event will be held at The Sprinkler Factory at 38 Harlow Street, Worcester, MA. Please visit if you want to […]

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Memorial Day Parade 2016!

Hello everybody! Hope you all had a great Memorial Day weekend. Here are some photos and a video from the Memorial Day parade in Shrewsbury. Bye! David:)

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Spectacular celebration on Armed Forces Day!

Hello folks, This morning, I attended the 2nd annual Armed Forces Day celebration at the Scandinavian Athletic Club! State Representative Hannah Kane hosted this event. Many of Massachusetts’s state representatives, elected officers, war veterans, active service members and community members came to this event. Among them were Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, State Representative Hannah Kane, […]

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Oak Middle School Spring Concert video (HD1080p) and pictures!

Hello! Last night, I performed as a 7th grade chorus member in the Spring Concert at Oak Middle School. The 7th grade band and the Jazz Band also performed! Enjoy a video of the entire concert plus some pictures. Thanks! David:)

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Excellent time at the “Elementary and Middle School Art Festival”!

Hello! Today I attended the opening reception of the “Elementary and Middle School Art Festival” at the Shrewsbury Senior Center! A pastel still life I did of a pear, a tomato and a lime got accepted into the exhibit! I also spotted many pieces of wonderful art from my friends and classmates! The exhibition will […]

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“The Jungle Book” turns a classic tale into a 3-D spectacle

Konnichiwa! Saturday, I watched Disney’s film “The Jungle Book” in an IMAX 3D Dome Theater! The movie was adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s novel “The Jungle Book” and Disney’s previous cartoon of the same name. Splendidly artistic CGI made the animals, ranging from small porcupines to enormous elephants, realistic and expressive. The environment, also created from […]

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“The Letters” successfully depicts the personal struggles of Mother Teresa

Hello! Today, I saw “The Letters”, a biographical film about Nobel Peace prize winner Mother Teresa. It talks about how she helped the poor in Calcutta, India and how she made a difference in the world. Lots of emphasis is put on Mother Teresa’s internal conflicts as she tries to break away from her comfortable […]

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“Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future” presents in-depth look at Elon Musk’s personal life

Good afternoon! Over the week, I read “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future”, written by Ashlee Vance. The spectacular amount of research, facts and statistics kept me hooked throughout the whole book. Through extensive interviews with Elon himself, the book also follows Elon’s personal life, tracing his aggressive behavior back […]

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Video and full script for my Donald Trump/Hillary Clinton skit!

Hi! Here is the video recording for my Donald Trump/Hillary Clinton debate skit and the full script. I got my inspiration from watching both candidates on the news and laughing at funny political videos on YouTube. Thanks! David:) Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump presidential debate By David T. Lee, 3-8-2016 ANNOUNCER: Welcome to the ESPN- […]

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I performed spectacular stand-up comedy at Oak’s Got Talent!

Greetings earthlings! Last Saturday night, Oak Middle School hosted the 4th annual Oak’s Got Talent! It lasted from 7-9:30PM. Lively, entertaining performers rocked the stage with acts like singing, dance, magic and comedy. Highlights of the show included a quartet of Chinese girls dancing to Adele’s “Hello”, an autistic boy named Jagger Lavely singing “Let […]

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1st Annual Four Orchestras Festival at Mechanics Hall!

Hello! Last Sunday, I was treated to the 1st Annual Four Orchestras Festival at Mechanics Hall! Hosted by the Worcester Youth Orchestras, the concert features performances from the Burncoat High School Symphony Orchestra, the Shrewsbury High School Chamber Orchestra, the Pioneer Valley Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Worcester Youth Orchestras (divided into a Symphony Orchestra […]

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Fantastic book event at the Worcester Public Library!

Greetings! Saturday (April 2nd), from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM, I was at the Worcester Public Library’s Local Author Fair and Bookfest 2016! I sold 12 books, gained 14 subscribers and talked to many new families! The diversity of other authors’ book genres (ranging from superhero fiction to motivational nonfiction) astonished me! Turnout was slow […]

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First book event of the year at the Worcester Public Library!

Howdy! Next Saturday (April 2nd) I will be at the Worcester Public Library’s Local Author Fair and Bookfest 2016! I will be selling and signing books in the Children’s Ellipse Area on the 1st floor from 11 AM to 2:30 PM, including a book reading from 11:15-11:30 AM (in the Program Room, Children’s Area on […]

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Celebrating Chinese culture at the “Under the Lanterns” event!

Ni hao! Last night, from 6:30-9:00, we had lots of fun at the “Under the Lanterns” event! The event, held in Sherwood Middle School’s gymnasium, was organized by the NCHS (National Chinese Honor Society) of Shrewsbury High School. My Chinese class, taught by Mrs. Yeh, presented a short song called “Two Tigers” and a traditional […]

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Festive fun at the annual Mardi Gras Speech and Debate Tournament!

Greetings! Yesterday I spent the whole day (7AM to 8PM) at Shrewsbury High School to participate in the annual Mardi Gras Speech and Debate Tournament! I performed a prose selection from J. K. Rowling’s book “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”. The enormous number (800+ middle and high school students from all over the […]

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2016 Chinese New Year Celebration

Greetings! To celebrate the Year of the Monkey, today I performed in the 20th Anniversary of MassBCLS & 2016 Chinese New Year Celebration! My group performed a song called “Sorry, my Chinese is not good”. I had a great time! Here are the photos and videos. Bye! David:)

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“Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School” shows flimsy storyline and lacks good humor

Howdy everyone! Recently, I read the newest installment in the acclaimed Wimpy Kid series (titled “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School)! In the cartoon-filled novel, Greg Heffley (the main character) has to go “old school” after his town starts a ban on all electronics. Although the cartoons are cute and hilarious, the jokes lack […]

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“Mad Genius: A Manifesto for Entrepreneurs” demonstrates how to achieve unconventional success

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today’s review is about New York Times bestseller author Randy Gage’s book “Mad Genius: A Manifesto for Entrepreneurs”! I found it entertaining, highly informative and witty. It is also easy to read and understand. The author’s rousing rants throughout also give an enjoyable “mad genius” feeling. Randy includes many motivational insights throughout […]

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The Martian proves to be an excellent drama and hilarious comedy

Hello again! Today’s movie review will be about sci-fi director Ridley Scott’s The Martian, which is nominated for Oscar Best Picture. Matt Damon is cast as astronaut/botanist Mark Watney, who is left behind by his team after being swept away by debris during a sandstorm on Mars. Matt’s commentary throughout much of the scenes gives […]

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