Recommended Reading: Picture Book Writing

School's out! And the kids are sure to love coming home to these stories. These picture books are entertaining and educational for every age. Our Judges Mac Barnett, Ted… More

Writing About Children and War

Since children are the most vulnerable citizens of any society, it seems rather obvious that they are the citizens most likely to be negatively affected by war. Until very… More

A Different Kind of Book Prize

This summer’s crowd came to the park on a sweltering hot day not only to commemorate the Civil Rights milestone that those 1963 protests achieved. Many came also to… More

This Book is Not a Car

When my husband and I started writing young adult novels 20 years ago, I never expected our biggest obstacle to be the Nervous Parent. I think that’s because I… More