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Banned Books Week Q&A: K.L. Going

Acclaimed author K.L. Going has written many books for young readers, including her latest King of the Screwups and a short story in the anthology No Such Thing as the Real World, alongside the likes of M.T. Anderson, An Na, Jacqueline Woodson, and other YA greats.  She is prolific, but probably best known for her […]

Banned Books Week Q&A: E. Lockhart

The fabulous E. Lockhart is one of our favorite authors at BookPeople. Her novel The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks (just released in paperback!) garnered both a Printz Honor and a National Book Award nomination this year, and it’s one of our top sellers. Hey – Austin has great taste! When I first approached Ms. […]

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 […]

Banned Books Week Q&A: Brent Hartinger!

In honor of the upcoming Banned Books Week, BookKids is conducting Q&As with various authors of banned books.  Today we have Brent Hartinger, author of various books for teens including Geography Club and its sequels The Order of the Poison Oak, Dreamquest, and Split Screen, as well as The Last Chance Texaco, and his most […]

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