Monthly Archives: May 2014

Interview with Newbery Honor Author Margarita Engle

Get to know Margarita… Margarita Engle is the Cuban-American author of many young adult verse novels, including The Surrender Tree, which received the first Newbery Honor ever awarded to any Latino. Her books have also received multiple Pura Belpré Medals … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Artie Bennett

Get to know Artie… Artie Bennett is the executive copy editor for a children’s book publisher and he writes a little on the side (but not the backside!). He would be hailed as “the Dr. Seuss of your caboose” for … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Michael Buckley

Get to know Michael… Sometime after college Buckley moved to New York City to start an internship with the Late Show with David Letterman, then moved into a television production job where he worked on documentaries.[2] His books are published by Harry N. … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Jane Yolen

Get to know Jane… Jane Yolen, often called “the Hans Christian Andersen of America” (Newsweek) and the “Aesop of the Twentieth Century” (N.Y. Times) is the author of well over 360 books, including OWL MOON, THE DEVIL’S ARITHMETIC, and HOW … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Stephanie J. Blake

Get to know Stephanie… Stephanie J. Blake, author of THE MARBLE QUEEN (Two Lions, December 2012). A Colorado Book Award finalist. Stephanie J. Blake loves black jellybeans. She is scared of the dark. She reads lots of books. She’s a … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Lori Mortensen

Get to know Lori… Lori Mortensen is an award-winning children’s book author of more than six dozen books, and over 350 stories and articles. When she’s not removing her cat from her keyboard, she enjoys putting her green thumb to … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Shutta Crum

Get to know Shutta… Shutta Crum is the author of thirteen picture books, two novels, and many poems. She is also a storyteller, a public speaker and a retired librarian. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary journals, and her … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Patrick Matthews

Get to know Patrick… Patrick Matthews is a multiple award-winning game designer, a novelist, a newspaper columnist, and a web developer. His first novel, Dragon Run, is a middle grade fantasy adventure, published by Scholastic in March of 2013. For … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Jason Chin

Get to know Jason… Jason Chin is the author and illustrator of the acclaimed books Gravity, Island: A Story of the Galapagos, Redwoods and Coral Reefs.  His other work includes illustrations for Where Do Polar Bears Live? and Simon Winchester’s The Day the World Exploded. Jason grew up in … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Laura Resau

Get to know Laura Resau…  Laura Resau is the award-winning author of seven highly acclaimed young adult and children’s novels–What the Moon Saw, Red Glass, Star in the Forest, The Queen of Water, and the Notebooks series (Delacorte/Random House). She … Continue reading

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