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  • Q & A with Alan Gratz

    'Grenade' author Alan Gratz spoke with PW about the appeal of stories set during WWII, and his mission to write social thrillers for young readers.

  • In Conversation: Jory John and Lane Smith

    PW asked author Jory John and illustrator Lane Smith to interview each other about their new collaboration, 'Giraffe Problems,' and their creative influences.

  • Obituary: Kate Dopirak

    Mary Kathleen "Kate" Dopirak, a rising children’s book author, died on October 10 of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a rare degenerative brain disorder; she was 43.

  • Four Questions for Tomie dePaola

    Talking to the legendary Tomie dePaola about his new picture book, 'Quiet,' is anything but that: the author laughs a lot—at the world and at himself—and brims with anecdotes.

  • Self-Searcher: PW Talks with Pablo Cartaya

    Cartaya explores his roots in ‘Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish.’

  • Hanging Out In Space: PW Talks with Molly Brooks

    The first full-length graphic novel from author-illustrator Molly Brooks, Sanity & Tallulah, is a fantasy sci-fi adventure starring two best friends living in space.

  • HarperCollins Acquires Two Books by Veronica Roth

    HarperCollins has announced that it will publish two new books by Veronica Roth, bestselling YA author of the Divergent series and the Carve the Mark duology.

  • In Conversation: Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson

    We asked award-winning collaborators de la Peña and Robinson to interview each other about their new picture book, 'Carmela Full of Wishes,' and why Carmela’s story feels particularly timely.

  • Q & A with Jon Agee

    Since his 1981 debut, Jon Agee has published more than 30 picture books; we spoke with the author-illustrator about his newest, 'The Wall in the Middle of the Book,' which plays with the picture book form.

  • Four Questions for James Patterson

    We spoke with author James Patterson, who adds two middle grade novels to his Jimmy Patterson Books imprint at Little, Brown this fall.

  • A Conversation with Markus Zusak

    More than a decade after the publication of his last book, the international bestseller 'The Book Thief,' Australian author Markus Zusak returns with a much-anticipated new novel.

  • Fiction Frighteningly Reflects Fact in 'Dry'

    We spoke with the father-and-son authors about the increasing relevance of their dystopian YA novel, which hits shelves this month.

  • Q & A with Kekla Magoon

    We spoke with award-winning author Magoon about her new novel, 'The Season of Styx Malone,' which follows two African-American brothers whose lives take a turn when they meet a charismatic older boy.

  • Crown Picks Up Nic Stone’s Debut Middle Grade Novels

    Nic Stone, YA author of the bestselling novel 'Dear Martin' and the forthcoming title for teens 'Odd One Out,' is venturing into middle grade turf with her next two projects.

  • Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs: Double the Authors, Double the Fun

    We asked collaborating friends Condie and Reichs about their writing process for 'The Darkdeep,' first in their middle grade fantasy series.

  • In Brief: September 27, 2018

    Hank Green launches his first novel; Kate DiCamillo and Harry Bliss bring a four-legged friend to their book event; Dog Man and Captain Underpants make an appearance; Native American authors and editors attend a writing retreat; Faith Erin Hicks makes a name for herself; and illustrator Mike Perry draws in readers.

  • Q & A with Jonathan Auxier

    Since the publication of his first novel, Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes, starring a blind 10-year-old orphan who is a skilled thief, Pittsburgh-based author Jonathan Auxier has been crafting magic-infused and adventurous middle-grade novels that have earned accolades and landed on bestseller lists.

  • Jeff Kinney to Hit the Road for 'The Meltdown'

    With book 13 in his wildly popular Wimpy Kid series due out on October 30, author-illustrator Jeff Kinney is setting out on an eight-city East Coast bus tour fit for a middle-grade rock star.

  • Four Questions with Monica Hesse

    Set during World War II, in Crystal City—one of the only U.S. internment camps that held both Japanese-American and German-American families—Monica Hesse’s The War Outside is the story of the friendship between Haruko and Margot.

  • Four Questions with Marie Lu

    PW caught up with Marie Lu to ask about wrapping up her YA science fiction duology with 'Wildcard,' and her background in the video game industry.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Katie Green
British author-illustrator Katie Green discusses her graphic memoir ‘Lighter Than My Shadow,’ which traces her long struggle with and recovery from anorexia, as well as why telling the story visually was so important.
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