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  • 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.

  • Four Questions for Daniel José Older

    PW caught up with Daniel José Older to ask a few questions about how he came up with the premise of 'Dactyl Hill Squad,' a new middle grade series that blends alternate history, fantasy, and dinosaurs.

  • Obituary: Vladimir Radunsky

    Russian-born children’s book illustrator Vladimir Radunsky died on September 11 in Rome, Italy, of leukemia. He was 64.

  • A Seaworthy Series: Spotlight on Kevin Charles Smith

    Smith channels his passion for pirates into his young adult Bilge Rat Pirate Adventurer books. (Sponsored)

  • Four Questions for Dave Eggers

    PW caught up with Dave Eggers to ask about the making of his new picture book civics primer, 'What Can a Citizen Do?'

  • Lois Lowry Turns a Page

    Last fall, Lois Lowry was commissioned to write an original stage production for NYU’s Steinhardt's New Plays for Young Audiences 2018 play development series.

  • In Conversation: M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin

    PW asked M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin to interview each other about their new book, 'The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge,' an offbeat fantasy adventure starring an elfin spy and a goblin historian.

  • Q & A with Raúl Colón

    PW spoke with Raúl Colón about how his wordless picture book, 'Imagine!,' took shape, and how it ended up putting him months behind schedule.

  • In Conversation: Lauren Myracle and Susan van Metre

    In anticipation of author Lauren Myracle and editor Susan van Metre's 16th collaboration, 'Swag Boy,' PW asked the duo to interview each other.

  • Four Questions for Sonia Sotomayor

    PW spoke with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who releases two new books for young readers this week: a middle grade adaptation of her bestselling adult memoir, 'My Beloved World,' and a picture book version of Sotomayor’s life.

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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