Tag Archive | Author Interviews

Another list of great books for giving from your favorite authors!

The fun continues today with more fabulous recommendations for holiday giving from authors we know and love!  If you’re stumped on what to give your favorite kidlit reader, here are some suggestions from Kristin Clark Venuti, Greg Leitich Smith, and Lauren Baratz-Logsted! We were already fans of Kristin Clark Venuti before she graced us with […]

More of your favorite authors share their favorite books for giving this season!

The days are ticking away, and you’ve still got a few people on your left to buy for, no? BookKids has the solution.  With the help of some of our – and your – favity fave authors, we’ll find the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list.  Check out suggestions from today’s features […]

Banned Books Week Q&A: Garret Freymann-Weyr!

Novelist Garret Freymann-Weyr is the author of many books for young readers.  Garnering piles of praise from the likes of Kirkus, School Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly (not to mention the blogosphere) among other acclaimed book review fora, Ms. Freymann-Weyr seems to have a golden touch.  Her latest, After the Moment, is yet another triumph […]

Banned Books Week Q&A: Nancy Garden

Nancy Garden may best be known for her widely acclaimed – and widely challenged – 1982 novel Annie on My Mind (one of the first books for teens putting lesbian characters in a positive light), but there’s more to Nancy than Annie.  She is the other of dozens of books for young readers, including Good […]

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