Erica S. Perl, author of Ferocious Fluffity, selected these five family favorites. “All I have to say about reading as a family is that it should be a pleasure for all involved.”
The Children’s Book Review: Which five words best describe LETTING GO: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years?
Karen Levin Coburn: Reassuring, informative, warm, honest, insightful
Phyllis Perry discusses Stand Up and Whistle, an intelligently written work that young readers will certainly enjoy.
Jeanne Birdsall is the author of The Penderwicks, which won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. My Favorite Pets: by Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski’s Class is her hilarious new picture book.
Which five words best describe Shiny Broken Pieces?
Sona Charaipotra: Redemption, fulfillment, achievement, catharsis, closure.
Dhonielle Clayton: Vengeance, Redemption, Second Chances, Dreams, Grit.
Carolyn Lunn is a Colorado author of seven children’s books, who is inspired to write by her two children and her world travels.
Nathan Hale is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series, including Alamo All-Stars.
Sophie Cleverly began writing Scarlet and Ivy in her second year at university, where she studied Creative Writing. She knew she had to finish telling the story, and when she heard that the university offered an MA in Writing For Young People she realized it was the perfect opportunity.
Award-winning author Donna Gephart crafts a compelling dual narrative about two remarkable young people: Lily, a transgender girl, and Dunkin, a boy dealing with bipolar disorder.
Check out Ted Sanders’ Selfie with The Keepers: The Harp and the Ravenvine, the second in the magical series that began with The Box and the Dragonfly.