René Bartos: I am so excited to be able to chat with author Jane Yolen today! Welcome to Writers’ Rumpus Jane! I am humbled and
Math for Kids does indeed include a wide range of fun and interesting math activities for children, but it pairs each activity with a brief biography of the mathematician who inspired that activity. Reminiscent of biographical anthologies such as Bygone Badass Broads and She the People, this book gives kids a peek into the intriguing and complicated lives of mathematicians.
One of my favorite things to do here on Writers’ Rumpus is interview kidlit authors. Because creative people are fascinating, aren’t they? Sometimes an author’s
René Bartos: I am so excited to be able to chat with author/illustrator Deborah Freedman today! Welcome to Writers’ Rumpus, Deborah! Can you tell me
If you are a bit unclear about what a neutrino is, you need this picture book. And if you wonder what makes a good non-fiction
Announcing the #KidsLoveNonfiction Campaign
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Angela, I absolutely loved your first book, Digging for Words: José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Built Illustrated by Paola Escobar.
Inspiring read and fantastic classroom resource!
As someone who wrote a high school term paper on the Crimean War, I was thrilled when Candlewick offered the opportunity to review Mary Seacole
Kirsti Call: Ruth Spiro‘s BABY LOVES FIVE SENSES series combines simple text with expressive illustrations to explain complex science in a simple and engaging way.
By Lori Alexander In 2017, I was excited to make my first nonfiction sale, ALL IN A DROP: HOW ANTONY VAN LEEUWENHOEK DISCOVERED AN INVISIBLE
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met Christy at Jane Yolen’s picture book boot camp at the Highlights Foundation in 2018, where she was one of those