Sounder

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

Stuart Little

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

Flat Stanley

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

Monster

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

Sabriel

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

Divergent

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

Little Bear

The very first I Can Read! book has sold more than one million copies. 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

Bridge to Terabithia

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

Garth Williams, Illustrator

Garth Williams was a little-known but talented young illustrator when he was commissioned by Ursula Nordstrom, head of Harper’s Department of Books for Boys and Girls, to illustrate the classic Stuart Little by E. B. White. More

The Boy in the Dress

The sharp and funny first novel for children from bestselling publishing phenomenon David Walliams. More

Tessa Duder

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