Writing for young readers is a tremendous honor, says Nicole Valentine, author of the middle grade novel A Time Traveler’s Theory of Relativity.
Browsing: MG interview
Learn more about the authors who create the middle-grade books we’ve come to know and love with Cracking the Cover’s in-depth interviews.
Since 1981, Claudia Mills has written more than 50 books for children. Her latest chapter book is Nixie Ness, Cooking Star.
Like many of her other books, the idea for How I Became a Spy was born out of one of Deborah Hopkinson’s earlier projects.
Jennifer Castle writes because she’s always written and says she’s honored to be the author of American Girl’s Girl of the Year Blaire.
This year, American Girl’s 2019 girl of the year is Blaire Wilson, a creative girl growing up on her family’s sustainable farm and B&B in upstate New York.
Journey of the Pale Bear author Susan Fletcher has always loved words—playing with them, their meanings and their sounds.
Writing means something different to everyone. For Ginger Johnson, author of The Splintered Light, it’s a form of therapy.
Jessie Janowitz is a born storyteller. She’s the author of The Doughnut Fix, a book about a boy whose life changes when he moves to a small town.
Liesl Shurtliff’s new MG novel, Grump, stars the grumpy dwarf who gets tangled up in Snow White’s feud with the wicked queen.
“The world is a beautiful place with people who have many different cultures and faiths but at the end of the day we are all human,” says Amal Unbound author Aisha Saeed.