Brian Wildsmith

Born  January 22, 1930     Passed away on August 31, 2016 Meet Brian Wildsmith:  https://www.brianwildsmith.com/ “Everything in Wildsmith’s illustrations sings with life, seeming to cry out: “I am a beautiful living thing. Your life is precious,...

Brother’s Keeper

Can two children escape North Korea on their own? North Korea. December, 1950. Twelve-year-old Sora and her family live under an iron set of rules: No travel without a permit. No criticism of the government. No absences from Communist meetings. Wear red. Hang pictures...

Pizza With Everything On It

One father-son duo make a pizza so delicious, and so over-the-top with toppings, that it destroys the universe—and will surely melt readers’ minds and hearts, like warm mozzarella. It’s a tale as old as time: a kid wants to make a pizza with his dad, but...

Taking Up Space

Middle school,  Puberty..  Geez, who needs it. Sarah’s life is great.  She’s a star on the middle school basketball team and she and her BFFs have each other’s backs.  And then….. So, what do you do when your mother is really weird about food? ...