Michael Morpurgo

I like above all to share the excitement of my dreams and discoveries, my doubts and fears, my joys and my sorrows, to take my readers on new journeys with me. More

Freaky Friday

Classic comedic children’s novel that is so funny it has been adapted into film three times. More

Sabriel

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

C.S. Lewis and Christianity

Born in 1898 in Belfast, Clive Staples Lewis lost his faith in Christianity at a young age after his mother died and he was sent away to boarding school. More

Meg Cabot

I write because of readers like Diana Moreno, who handed me a letter recently telling me that, as the firstborn daughter of immigrants, she felt lonely and shy when she arrived here in 2004 . . . until she found my books. More

Charlotte’s Web

Considered a classic of children’s literature; a novel of friendship, love, life, and death. More

I Can Read!

Inspired by an occasion in which she attempted to find an appropriate book for a young boy who had just learned to read, Boston librarian Virginia Haviland telephoned her friend Ursula Nordstrom, the head of children’s publishing at Harper & Brothers. More

Divergent

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

Beezus and Ramona

Newbery Medal winner; humorous and beloved tale of the ups and downs of sisterhood. More

The Giving Tree

Poignant, game-changing picture book for readers of all ages that has been a favorite for generations. More

Judith Kerr: Beyond The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Collins author Judith Kerr may be best known in the UK for her classic children’s picture books The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat, but she is also renowned for her powerful autobiographical novels about her childhood and young adulthood. More

Journey to Jo’burg

Groundbreaking book set in South Africa during the apartheid era and banned by its government. More

The Muddleheaded Wombat

First introduced on ABC Radio, Muddleheaded Wombat is one of Australia’s most adored children’s book characters. More

Sounder

Newbery Award–winning book that became an influential children’s work on race and class. More