Meet the Author: Wendy McLeod MacKnight
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Meet the Author: Wendy McLeod MacKnight

Wendy McLeod MacKnight grew up in a magical small town with a library card as her prized possession. Over the course of her professional life, she’s been responsible for early childhood and child welfare programming, and ended her public service career as head of the Government of New Brunswick’s Department of Education. One day she … Continue reading

Meet the Author: Ali Standish
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Meet the Author: Ali Standish

Ali Standish grew up in North Carolina and graduated from Pomona College before spending several years as an educator in the Washington, D.C. public school system. She has an MFA in children’s writing from Hollins University and is working on an MPhil in Children’s Literature from the University of Cambridge. She lives with her Finnish … Continue reading

The Debut Club: Erin Petti dishes on THE PECULIAR HAUNTING OF THELMA BEE
Debut Club

The Debut Club: Erin Petti dishes on THE PECULIAR HAUNTING OF THELMA BEE

Swanky Seventeener Sarah Henson recently chatted with Sweet Sixteener Erin Petti about her debut middle grade, THE PECULIAR HAUNTING OF THELMA BEE (Mighty Press, September 6, 2016). About the Book: Eleven-year-old Thelma Bee is never bored. In fact, she has curiosity and adventure in her blood. She spends her time running science experiments, practicing Spanish, … Continue reading

Debut Club: An Interview with Casey Lyall
Debut Club

Debut Club: An Interview with Casey Lyall

Swanky Seventeener Darcy Miller recently sat down with Sweet Sixteener Casey Lyall to discuss her new contemporary MG, HOWARD WALLACE, PI (Sterling Children’s Books, September 6, 2016) About the Book: Twelve-year-old Howard Wallace lives by his list of rules of private investigation. He knows more than anyone how to work with what he’s got: a bathrobe … Continue reading