Monthly Archives: May 2011

Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Jay Asher

Get to know Jay… Jay Asher’s debut teen novel, Thirteen Reasons Why, spent 65 weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list. It has sold to over 30 foreign markets and is being made into a movie by Universal Pictures. … Continue reading

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Interview with Bestselling Author Randy Alcorn

Get to know Randy… Randy is a best-selling author of over 40 books including Heaven, If God is Good, The Treasure Principle and the 2002 Gold Medallion winner, Safely Home. He has written numerous articles for magazines such as Discipleship … Continue reading

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Interview with Newbery Honor Author Gennifer Choldenko

Get to know Gennifer… Gennifer Choldenko’s first novel, Notes from a Liar and Her Dog, was a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and a California Book Award winner. Her second novel, Al Capone Does My Shirts, was … Continue reading

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Interview with Bestselling Author Roderick Gordon

Get to know Roderick… Roderick Gordon was born and grew up in London. He also went to university in London where he was supposed to be reading biology but instead spent far too much time in the various student bars … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Bethany Hegedus

Get to know Bethany… Bethany Hegedus’s second novel Truth with a Capital T debuted at the 2010 Texas Book Festival. Forthcoming, with Atheneum/Simon & Schuster is the picture book Grandfather Gandhi, co-authored with Arun Gandhi, grandson of the Mahatma. Bethany’s first … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Lee Wardlaw

Get to know Lee… Lee Wardlaw is the award-winning author of more than two-dozen books for young readers. She grew up in Santa Barbara, CA, and wrote her first book in second grade. She continued to write poems, stories and plays … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Dian Curtis Regan

Get to know Dian… Dian Curtis Regan is the author of more than 50 books for young readers. New in 2011 is The Snow Blew Inn, a picture book from Holiday House, and Rocky Cave Kids, a chapter book from … Continue reading

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Interview with Newbery Honor Author Cynthia Lord

Get to know Cynthia… I’m a children’s book writer and the mom of two adult children. My first novel, RULES, won a Newbery Honor in 2007. I’m also the author of HOT ROD HAMSTER, HAPPY BIRTHDAY HAMSTER, and TOUCH BLUE. I’m … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Nicole O’Dell

Get to know Nicole… She writes. She talks. She reads. She changes diapers. Nicole O’Dell is a mom of six–including a set of toddler triplets who may or may not be potty trained sometime in 2011. Jury’s still out on … Continue reading

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Interview with Newberry-Winner Sharon Creech

Get to know Sharon… Sharon Creech is the author of the Newbery Medal winner WALK TWO MOONS and the Newbery Honor Book THE WANDERER. Her other work includes the novels HATE THAT CAT, THE CASTLE CORONA, REPLAY, HEARTBEAT, GRANNY TORRELLI MAKES … Continue reading

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