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

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

Bridge to Terabithia

Newbery Medal–winning novel; a true modern classic and touchstone of children’s literature. More

Charlotte’s Web

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

Henry Huggins

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

Journey to Jo’burg

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

The Butterfly Lion

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

Sounder

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

A Light in the Attic

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

Monster

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

Old Yeller

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

Stuart Little

White’s beloved classic about a small mouse on a big adventure is a perennial bestseller. More

Jacqueline Winspear

I read because I love language, the way the joining of words and the rhythm of a story can make me laugh, cry, or take me out of my world or immerse me in the lives of others. More

Flat Stanley

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