Happy birthday to Natalie Babbitt. July 28, 1932.
Your words themselves are everlasting.
Hi, friends! Don’t Touch is exactly eight weeks from release.
And in honor of this, I’m celebrating with a Don’t Touch Fear Annotated ARC Giveaway!
What is an annotated ARC, you ask? Why, it’s one with little notes all over it from me letting you in on inspirations, some of the changes…
And the winner of the first Annotated ARC is Nicole M.! Congrats, Nicole!
Today we welcome Catherine Linka, a member of the class of January 2006 (the class with no name!) the buyer at an independent bookstore in Southern C
Release day for Catherine Linka’s A GIRL CALLED FEARLESS!
Go forth… and read
I’ve done a few more character posts on the website. Check them out if you like scribbles and maps that are way too detailed.
We love middle grade, especially when it’s by writers as smart and funny as Lisa Doan! That’s why we’re super excited for Lisa’s new series from the
I love the Launch Pad!
They came! And one of my cats wants to start reading RIGHT NOW. (Note profusion of glitter)
I could not sleep last night because Varian Johnson’s middle grade novel THE GREAT GREENE HEIST would not let me go. Brilliant, vibrant characters. A deliciously complex plot. Humorous humor. Perfect pace and tension. A sweet romantic subplot. Great Greene Genius. Get your copy May 27th.
It’s paperback release day for The Princess of Trelian! More here: http://michelleknudsen.blogspot.com/2014/04/princess-of-trelian-in-paperback.html
I spent my entire year in the war in Afghanistan longing for the day I could go home. Now, ten years later, there is literally not one day that passes during which I do not think about Afghanistan in some way. I sometimes find myself wishing I could go back. In a way, through my books, I often do.
[via Book Riot]
There’s a reason they’re classics, after all…
Deenie, by Judy Blume
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E.L. Konigsburg
The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton
A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl
Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbit
Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
Blubber, by Judy Blume
The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin