Cammie McGovern

As the younger sister of an adored (sometimes overly perfect) sister, discovering Ramona and Beezus and the gang on Klikitat Street was a life-changer for me. More

Howl’s Moving Castle

This popular novel stars one of the most beloved and charismatic characters in children’s literature. More

Gregory Maguire

One of the reasons HarperCollins has been my most frequent publisher for thirty-three years is that I admired three children’s books published by Harper & Row within a year of each other (the year I was turning nine). More

Sabriel

A revolutionary story that made Nix a rising star in the fantasy genre. More

Dodger

Michael L. Printz Honor Book from bestselling author Sir Terry Pratchett; rich with humor and wisdom. More

Divergent

First book in the Divergent trilogy, which has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide. More

Flat Stanley

This series celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2014 and has sold more than one million copies. More

Henry Huggins

The debut novel from Newbery Medal–winning author Beverly Cleary. More

The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien’s enchanting tale became an instant success when it was first published. More

The Butterfly Lion

A moving story of enduring friendship, this is the award-winning favorite from a master storyteller. More

Wicked

Bestseller that is the basis for the hit Tony Award–winning Broadway musical. More

Tessa Duder

This week, I’ve been with Elena Ferrante in Naples, travelling The Silk Roads with Peter Frankopan... More

A Light in the Attic

Classic collection of poems and illustrations by Shel Silverstein; ALA Notable Children’s Book. More