Monthly Archives: August 2013

Author Interview with Sandra Alonzo

Introducing Sandra… Sandra Alonzo grew up in a mountainous region near Los Angeles with two younger brothers. As a child and teen she loved exploring the local trails on horseback, reading, and experimenting with photography. Ms. Alonzo, her three small … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Gennifer Choldenko

Introducing 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 a Newbery Honor Book and a School … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Jo Knowles

Introducing Jo… Jo Knowles is the author of Living with Jackie Chan, See You At Harry’s, Pearl, Jumping Off Swings, and Lessons from a Dead Girl. Some of her awards include a New York Times Editor’s Choice and Notable Book … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Marcia Trahan

Introducing Marcia… Marcia Trahan is a freelance editor and teacher based in Vermont. A graduate of the Bennington Writing Seminars’ MFA program, Marcia has published work in literary journals such as Fourth Genre, Full Circle, Anderbo, and Clare. Another essay on illness and recovery is … Continue reading

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Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Nikki Grimes

Get to know Nikki… New York Times bestselling author Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children.Her distinguished works include ALA Notable book What is Goodbye?, Coretta Scott King Award winner Bronx Masquerade, the novels Jazmin’s Notebook, … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Kathryn Erskine

  Introducing Kathryn…  Kathryn Erskine spent many years as a lawyer before realizing that she’d rather write things that people might actually enjoy reading.  She grew up mostly overseas and attended eight different schools. Erskine draws on her life stories … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Cherie Colyer

Introducing Cherie… Cherie Colyer is the author of  YA paranormal thriller/romance, EMBRACE (available now), and HOLD TIGHT (August 2013), from Omnific Publishing. Check out her website and blog for news on her books and bonus material. Follow Cherie on Twitter … Continue reading

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Interview with New York Bestselling Author Kathi Appelt

Introducing Kathi… Kathi Appelt is the New York Times best-selling author of more than thirty books for children and young adults. Her first novel, THE UNDERNEATH, was named a National Book Award Finalist, a Newbery Honor Book, and the PEN USA … Continue reading

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