May 20, 2020
Kids Club: Michelle Kadarusman Talks First Drafts, Stage Fright, and Wild Possums
Louisa, the protagonist of critically-acclaimed author Michelle Kadarusman's new middle-grade novel Music for Tigers (Pajama Press), is not having the kind of summer she planned on.Sent to live with her ...
May 12, 2020
Kids Club: Craig Battle Explores Competition and Friendship in His New Book
Trouble is once again brewing at Camp Avalon in author Craig Battle's newest book Camp Average: Double Foul (Owlkids), the second in his Camp Average middle-grade series.After last summer's baseball victory, ...
February 20, 2020
The Kids Club Interview: Jennifer Maruno Explores the Complications of Tween Friendship In Her New Book
For kids enjoying their first years of social independence, negotiating new friendships can be overwhelming. Bonds are quickly made and broken, leaving confusion and tears in their wake. In her newest ...
January 09, 2020
Read an Excerpt from Alisha Sevigny's The Lost Scroll of the Physician
Children of the pharoah's royal physician, Sesha and Ky, are left to fend for themselves on the streets of Ancient Egypt after losing their parents in a sudden tragedy. When they are found and brought ...
December 03, 2019
"I’ve Been Determined to Open up the Adventure Narrative into Something Deeper" Ailsa Ross Shines a Light on History's Bravest Women in Her New Book
In her newest book, The Girl Who Rode a Shark: And Other Stories of Daring Women (Pajama Press), author Ailsa Ross shows kids and grown-ups alike that the great heroes of history are not always the men ...
April 06, 2018
Angela Ahn on Exploring Identity and Culture Through Food in Her Debut Middle Grade Novel
In Angela Ahn's Krista Kim-Bap (Second Story Press), Krista and Jason have been best friends since they were in diapers. Their differences never seemed like a big deal - but when their teacher asks ...