Virginia Lee Burton won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for The Little House—the book is also a short animated film made by Disney in 1952.
In this interview, Rebecca Laxton discusses everything from activism and conservation efforts for young readers to The Metamorphosis of Emma Murry.
Emma is a warm, relatable character who shares an intimate picture of small-town life and involvement in a cause bigger than herself.
In this episode, we have the master of wordless picture books, Caldecott Honor–winning Aaron Becker. He talks about his new book, The Tree and the River.
In this chat about Girl Out of Time, Clyde Boyer talks about the inspiration for the story, space travel, aliens, and balance between science and imagination.
Girl Out of Time is a thought-provoking, intensely absorbing flight of fancy, perfect for every reader who dreams of flying further.
Cintia Alfonso Fior’s Moraline is a story about children’s voices and agency, and it speaks loudly about children’s rights and their power and responsibilities.
An all-time favorite author, Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate, talks about her latest stunning novel, Odder, the story of an intrepid sea otter.
Captain’s Secret Identity and the Cotton Candy Ship, the second book in the Cotton Candy Ship series, helps readers to navigate change without fear.
The Starbugz Save the Earth, by David Jaraiz Sanchez, is an excellent introduction to sustainability practices for young readers.