• Behind The Scenes

      The Girl in the Painting by Norman Rockwell

      Years before Ruby Bridges was a household name, her likeness earned a permanent place in the iconography...

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      Science and Humor, Drawn Together!

      Illustrator Bruce Degen has been bringing Joanna Cole’s writing (and Ms. Frizzle) to life for over 30 years—starting with...

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      Author Louis Sachar and his book, Holes.

      What Makes for Good Storytelling

      In Holes, Author Louis Sachar did a lot of things right when it comes to crafting a great story. In the interview below, we get a glimpse into his writing process...

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      Adam Wallace Isn’t Scared of Monsters...or Is He?

      Tune your monster TVs! Author Adam Wallace is fired up and ready to answer some burning questions...

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      Hi, Tedd Arnold!

      Fly Guy has been buzzing around in books all over the country for nearly 15 years! But do you know...

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      At the Crayola Factory…

      This week’s Dollar Deal—Shane DeRolf’s The Crayon Box That Talked—reminds readers that the world is a colorful place...

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