Monthly Archives: September 2011

Interview with Award Winning Author Jennifer Valent

About Jennifer: It wasn’t until her mid-twenties when Jennifer decided to try her hand at writing for children, but the realities of breaking into the publishing industry made it necessary for her to try other forms of writing as well. … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Amy Koss

About Amy: Amy Goldman Koss has written 14 teen novels and four picture books and some other stuff. But just so you know — she has had and continues to enjoy her fair share of rejections and humiliations.  Her latest teen … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Tracy Barrett

About Tracy: Tracy Barrett is the author of numerous books for young readers, most recently Dark of the Moon and The Sherlock Files series (Henry Holt).Tracy was the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ Regional Advisor for the Midsouth … Continue reading

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Author Interview with April Halprin Wayland

About April: April Halprin Wayland is a farmer turned folk musician turned author and poet. Her picture book, NEW YEAR AT THE PIER—A Rosh Hashanah Story, won the Sydney Taylor Gold Medal for the best Jewish Children’s Picture Book of the … Continue reading

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Meet Award-Winning Author Jack Gantos

About Jack:  Jack Gantos is author of over forty books for children from the ROTTEN RALPH picture books, collections of JACK HENRY short stories, upper elementary and middle school JOEY PIGZA novels, young adult novels—LOVE CURSE OF THE RUMBAUGHS, DESIRE … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Carrie Turansky

About Carrie: Carrie Turansky is the best-selling author of 8 novels and novellas. She has been a finalist for the Inspirational Readers Choice Award, The Genesis, and Carol Award and winner of the Crystal Globe Award. She has been a … Continue reading

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