Books Alive! with Debbie Dadey

Debbie Dadey is best known for her independent reader series: BAILEY SCHOOL KIDS. She has a new series THE KEYHOLDERS which is light fantasy for eight to eleven year olds. (Original air date: September...

Books Alive! with Joan Bauer

Joan Bauer’s Hope Was Here won her a Newbery Honor Award. Her other books for middle grade and young adult readers examine journeys and humor. Meet her strong female characters in Peeled, Rules of the Road, Best Foot Forward, Squashed, Thwonk and more. (Original...

Books Alive! with Margaret Peterson Haddix

Margaret Peterson Haddix is the bestselling author of the Hidden Children series and now her new series, THE MISSING. She writes science fiction, realistic fiction and fantasy for readers beginning as young as eight for DEXTER THE TOUGH and reaching all the way into...

Books Alive! with Gordon Korman

This bestselling author writes great humor books for boys and girls and can turn his hand to some terrific action adventure as well. He occasionally turns his hand to asking kids to think a minute about their culture and how they treat others. His books are for 4th...

Books Alive! with Jon Scieska

The first Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and author of many bestsellers for kids, Jon Scieszka, has entertained and energized our kids for a couple of decades. Most people know him for the Stinky Cheese Man or The Three Little Pigs by A. Wolf. For...