Behind the Story

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Author Interview: Suzanne Slade on Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon

August 13th, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Behind the Scenes, Behind the Story, Children's books, History, Interviews, Middle Grades, Middle Readers|

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced that the U

Counting Down with the Editor: A Letter from Kathy Landwehr

August 6th, 2018|Behind the Scenes, Behind the Story, Children's books, Middle Grades, Middle Readers, Nonfiction|

We are continuing to count down to September 1st and th

Author Interview: Leslie Bulion on The Universe of Fair

May 4th, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Backlist Spotlight, Behind the Story, Chapter Book, Children's books|

Miller Sandford’s parents think he’s too young to explo

Translators Interview: Teresa Mlawer and Georgina Lázaro

April 18th, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Behind the Scenes, Behind the Story, Children's books, Interviews, poetry, spanish|

A fictionalized first-person biography in verse, and no

Author Interview: Melissa Keil

April 4th, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Story, Interviews, YA, Young Adult|

Sophia—a former child prodigy and 17-year-old math mast

Author-illustrator Interview: Julie Paschkis

March 28th, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Story, Children's books, Illustrators, Interviews, Picture Books|

Kalinka wants to be a helpful bird and clean up her fri

Bees in the Schoolyard: Guest Post from the Beekeepers of the Fernbank Science Center

March 16th, 2018|Behind the Story, Free Resources, Guest Posts, How To, Nature, School Days|

With the launch event of Lester Laminack's The King of

Author Interview: Fred Bowen

March 2nd, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Story, Chapter Book, Fred Bowen, Interviews, Middle Readers, Sports|

Fred Bowen is the author of the popular Sports Story se

Author Interview: Pip Jones

February 23rd, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Story, Children's books, Interviews, Picture Books, Science|

Izzy Gizmo’s inventions are marvelous, magnificent—and

Author & Illustrator Interview: Leslie Bulion and Robert Meganck

February 16th, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Behind the Story, Children's books, Middle Grades, Middle Readers, Nature, poetry|

Zooming through the thin layer of decaying leaves, plan

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