Dodger

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

Beezus and Ramona

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

Sounder

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

Monster

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

Bridge to Terabithia

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

The Butterfly Lion

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

Social Change: Women Writers

In the mid-late 1800s, Harper & Brothers reprinted several milestone titles in the history of British feminist literature as well as the global canon, such as Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights (1847), Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847), and Anne Brontë’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848), as well as George Eliot’s Middlemarch (1872). More

Freaky Friday

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

Ursula Nordstrom

When Anne Carroll Moore, the powerful and opinionated superintendent of children’s work at the New York Public Library, asked Harper & Brothers editor Ursula Nordstrom why she felt qualified to produce children’s books, Nordstrom said only this: “Well, I am a former child, and I haven’t forgotten a thing.” More

Old Yeller

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

Journey to Jo’burg

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

Charlotte’s Web

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

Stuart Little

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

Little Bear

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