Howl’s Moving Castle

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

Tessa Duder

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

Charlotte’s Web

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

Sounder

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

Beezus and Ramona

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

Wild Swans

Popular bestseller that has sold more than 13 million copies. More

Monster

Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award and the Coretta Scott King Award. More

Mary Karr

I read to save my life, to take communion, to enter a community of fellow sufferers and rejoicers. More

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

Freaky Friday

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

Henry Huggins

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

Old Yeller

Instantly acclaimed, it has become one of the most beloved children’s classics ever written. More

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

Red Scarf Girl

Searing memoir set during the height of the Cultural Revolution in China. More