Leslie writes books for teens and tweens, including the Annabelle Unleashed series and the brand-new Maggie Brooklyn Mysteries series. The Young Adult Library Services Association put her novel Fix on the “Popular Paperback” reading list and her novel Boys Are Dogs on the “Amazing Audiobook” reading list....more
Posts Tagged: Letters for Kids
Bay Area readers, you’re in for a treat. Our Letters for Kids editor Cecil Castellucci has a new picture book out, and you can go see her read it in both Alameda and Berkeley this weekend!
The book is called Odd Duck, and it’s about Theodora, a “perfectly normal duck”…or so she thinks....more
Slade is the author of several short stories, comics, and novels for children and young adults, including Draugr, Dust, and The Hunchback Assignments. He also writes reviews and articles, and maintains a podcast and a blog....more
Poetry editor of the Birmingham Arts Journal, Irene has written two novels for kids: Leaving Gee’s Bend and Don’t Feed the Boy. Dear Wandering Wildebeest, forthcoming in 2014, is her third collection of poetry—but her first collection of poetry for young readers....more
The next Letter for Kids, going out this Friday, is from Lisa Yee.
Lisa’s debut novel, Millicent Min, Girl Genius, won the prestigious Sid Fleischman Humor Award. Her other novels for young people include Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time, So Totally Emily Ebers, Absolutely Maybe, and a series about a 4th grader, Bobby vs....more
In August, we donated $2 from every new Letters For Kids subscription to our favorite non-profit tutoring center, 826. We’re doing the same thing throughout September, the end of which is fast approaching.
826 started in San Francisco with a pirate supply store at 826 Valencia....more
826 Valencia’s upcoming quarterly anthology of excellent student writing will feature a foreword by our very own Isaac Fitzgerald, along with cover art and illustrations from artist and Rumpus contributor Wendy MacNaughton!...more
“If your child has bookish tendencies, or if you’d like to encourage the development of such tendencies, this is worth a look.”
Thanks, Wired, we love you back!...more