It’s a book release bonanza here at The Author Village! Today, SEVEN of our authors have books entering the world, and we’re celebrating them all! — = Happy book birthday to Samantha Berger! Her Rock What Ya Got picture book, illustrated...
We’re Adding to the Village!

We’re Adding to the Village!

The Author Village is thrilled to announce that we’re adding to our ranks! Seven talented authors who are also dynamic and powerful speakers have joined the Author Village, and we’re so excited to help bring them to your classroom, library or event!  ...
Cover Reveal for Laurie Halse Anderson’s SHOUT!

Cover Reveal for Laurie Halse Anderson’s SHOUT!

SHOUT, Laurie Halse Anderson’s memoir-in-verse, has a gorgeous new cover! Check out the reveal, and an exclusive poem, over on Bustle! — Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for,...
THE POET X Longlisted for the National Book Award!

THE POET X Longlisted for the National Book Award!

Congratulations to Elizabeth Acevedo! Elizabeth Acevedo’s stunning debut novel in verse, The Poet X, has been named to the longlist for the 2018 National Book Award in the category of Young People’s Literature. The Poet X is the story of Xiomara, a young woman...

Happy Birthday, Merci Suárez!

It’s no accident that my new middle grade novel, Merci Suárez Changes Gears (Candlewick Press, Sept 2018) opens on picture day at Seaward Pines Academy. Uy! When I think back to my school days at P.S. 22 in Queens, there weren’t many humiliations greater than that....