In 2014, author Eleanor Glewwe released her first book, “Sparkers.” This winter, Eleanor returns that world with a new standalone novel, “Wildings.”
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.
In Todd Fahnestock’s “Wishing World,” dreams are real. The middle-grade novel is based on bedtime stories the author told his children when they were little.
Writing is what Ross Welford does best. It’s his job and his purpose, though he says he doesn’t need to…
Stories have always helped “Eden’s Escape” author M. Tara Crowl understand the world. Writing her own, she says, “just feels right.”
Karen Romano Young’s latest novel for middle-graders, “Hundred Percent,” is a tribute to the ups and downs of middle school.
The idea for the “Dr. Fell’s Playground of Doom” came from an illustration by late children’s illustrator Trina Schart Hyman. It was based on a 1600s poem.
Nine years ago, a voice popped into C.C. Payne’s head. Years down the road, that voice took shape and became the main character in “The Thing About Leftovers.”
When Jen Calonita loved the New Kids on the Block when she was a tween. Now she’s turned that love into a book with “VIP: Battle of the Bands.”
Sofi’ Croft’s debut novel, “Indigo’s Dragon,” is the story of a boy who discovers the world is full of mythical creatures, including dragons.
Firoozeh Dumas’ middle-grade novel, “It Ain’t So Awful Falafel,” is semi-autobiographical and addresses U.S./Iran history through humor.