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  • Q & A with Rita Williams-Garcia

    Rita Williams-Garcia concludes her award-winning trilogy about the Gaither Sisters with 'Gone Crazy in Alabama.'

  • Kwame Alexander Named Inaugural Bank Street Writer in Residence

    The Bank Street School for Children has announced that 2015 Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander will be its inaugural Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence.

  • Obituary: Ellen Conford

    Noted author Ellen Conford, largely known for her humorous and realistic YA fiction and middle grade novels, died Friday, March 20.

  • Q & A: Nova Ren Suma

    Nove Ren Suma's 'The Walls Around Us' is a psychological thriller that grapples with guilt, innocence, and competitive ballet, along with some mindbending twists and turns.

  • What's New, Pussycat? Talking with Bad Kitty's Creator and Editor

    Since her debut in 2005, Nick Bruel's Bad Kitty has starred in 12 titles, ranging from a board book to picture books to chapter books.

  • Obituary: Terry Pratchett

    Award-winning British fantasy author Terry Pratchett, creator of more than 70 books, including the long-running Discworld series, died on March 12 at his home following complications from a chest infection. He was 66.

  • Obituary: Roy McKie

    Illustrator and cartoonist Roy McKie, best known for his several children's book collaborations with Dr. Seuss, died on January 8 in New Holland, Pa. He was 93.

  • Q & A with Greg Pizzoli

    2014 Geisel Award-winner Greg Pizzoli has two new books coming out this spring, 'Ticky Vic' and 'Templeton Gets His Wish.'

  • A Lively Book Launch for Gayle Forman and Friends

    Authors Gayle Forman, Libba Bray, and E. Lockhart joined forces for a launch of Forman's 'I Was Here' at Housing Works Bookstore Café on February 27.

  • Obituary: Mal Peet

    Award-winning British author Mal Peet died Monday, March 2 following a brief illness. He was 67.

  • Q & A with Alice Hoffman

    Alice Hoffman's latest book, 'Nightbird,' is for middle-grade readers and tells the story of 12-year-old Twig, whose family has lived under a witch's curse for 200 years.

  • Q & A with Matthew Cordell

    March comes in with a roar for Matthew Cordell as two books of his, 'Special Delivery' and 'Wish,' are released simultaneously.

  • Q & A with Avi

    In Avi's latest novel, 'Catch You Later, Traitor,' the author draws on his own life when the protagonist's father is rumored to be a Communist during the Red Scare.

  • En Garde: An Evening with Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler

    The longtime friends discussed their children's-and-adult-literature-spanning careers, the writing life, sword-fighting, and more.

  • Q & A with Shannon Hale

    On February 24, Bloomsbury will release 'The Forgotten Sisters,' the final installment of Shannon Hale's Princess Academy trilogy, on the 10th anniversary of the publication of the series' launch title, the Newbery Honor-winning 'Princess Academy.'

  • John Green's Southern Exposure

    Although he lives in Indianapolis, John Green must love the South.

  • Q & A with Victoria Aveyard

    The 24-year-old's debut novel centers on a 17-year-old who discovers her own superpower and becomes the reluctant poster child for a rebel uprising.

  • John Green to Wi10 Booksellers: Life Would 'Suck Without You'

    Addressing booksellers at Winter Institute on Monday afternoon, the bestselling author thanked them for jump-starting his career.

  • Q & A with Pam Muñoz Ryan

    In Pam Muñoz Ryan's latest book, 'Echo,' a magical harmonica brings hope and change to three children growing up in the shadow of World War II.

  • When They Got the Call: PW Speaks with the Newly Minted Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Winners

    PW speaks with the three big winners of the ALA's Youth Media Awards, about what they were doing when the committee placed the call that changed their lives.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Robie H. Harris
Robie H. Harris discusses her picture book ‘Turtle and Me,’ about a boy and his well-loved stuffed turtle, as well as the importance of honesty and directness when writing for children.
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