We were lucky enough to meet both authors last week: Lowry at a book signing for Son, Snicket (I mean Daniel Handler) at the Boston Book Festival as he promoted Who Could That Be at This Hour? It would be hard to find two other middle grade authors more different in the way they write (mostly, anyway*) and in how they interact with their audience…To illustrate my point, here’s a handy-dandy chart:
Children’s Literatureis the purpose of this blog. We mainly focus on middle grade books aimed at 8-12 year olds, but jaw-dropping YA and picture books are also fair game.
- Tesser well: A WRINKLE IN TIME, "like its protagonist, is a very odd duck." lastwordonnothing.com/2014/11/19/tes… 5 days ago
- So many awkward, creepy moments in PETER PAN. I don't get the appeal of this famous book. readsforkeeps.wordpress.com/2014/11/12/i-d… 6 days ago
- Hmm, I actually like this dragon book: THE STORY OF OWEN skewers many YA, dragon cliches. readsforkeeps.wordpress.com/2014/11/02/hmm… 2 weeks ago