Here is a sneak peek at the jacket cover and first chapter of one of Sourcebook’s hot new titles releasing in spring, EMPOWER by Jessica Shirvington.
We’ve written together as screenwriters for years. So we already had a long established rapport. Still, dialogue is different from prose. In a screenplay you can split up characters and give them each distinctive voices. In a book the dialogue is minimal. So going in, the challenge was to make what we wrote individually seem like a seamless part of a whole.
The best elementary and middle grade books of 2013, as picked by the editors and contributors of The Children’s Book Review.