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Archives - April 2011

Interview: Andrea Davis Pinkney, author of Bird in a Box

Apr 2, 2011

Andrea Davis Pinkney is the author of numerous award-winning books for children, including SIT-IN: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down. In her latest, BIRD IN A BOX, the lives of three friends --- all of whom consider boxer Joe Louis their personal hero --- gradually converge to form friendship, family and love.

Interview: H. N. Kowitt, author of The Loser List

Apr 1, 2011

In THE LOSER LIST, a boy named Danny, who crosses his name off the "Geek" list in the girls' bathroom, becomes friends with kids who used to tease him when they discover he can draw. But Danny, enjoying his new "bad boy" status among the bullies, must make a decision when his new pals steal a comic book.