Alice Sparberg Alexiou
Treasures of New York: The Flatiron Building is a new PBS documentary based on Alice Sparberg Alexiou’s book The Flatiron: The New York Landmark and the Incomparable City that Arose with It.
Author of John Belushi Is Dead. (Soon to be a major motion picture?)
Merit Press will publish her fourth YA novel Snowbirds in Winter 2017
Winner of Florida Sunshine State Children’s Choice Award; Booklist Editors’ Choice
Author of The Last Mall Rat and Outside the Groove.
“Realistic dialogue and a keen sense of what matters to teens …”
Debut novel Thunder of Giants published in 2015.
J. Duddy Gill
Author of The Secret of Ferrell Savage. 4.4 Goodreads rating.
John Maxwell Hamilton
Awarded the Harvard Goldsmith Prize (trade category) and the Book of the Year Award from the American Journalism Historians Association.
Best-selling novelist of adult and YA fiction.
“Henry has become a leading light in YA mystery.”
Jeffry W. Johnston
Edgar Award finalist and author of the upcoming The Truth.
Author of Tracking Daddy Down and A Recipe for Murder.
“… writes with wit and verve.”
—School Library Journal
Author of many titles, including Me and the Pumpkin Queen, a BookPage Notable Book, Book Sense Pick; and on five state master lists.
Starred Publishers Weekly review for her debut novel The Half Life of Molly Pierce, and starred Booklist review for The Lost & Found.
Xeric Award–winning cartoonist and creator of Bee Comix.
Edgar Award winner for Buried.
National Endowment for the Humanities medalist, National Book Award finalist for Flesh & Blood So Cheap.
YALSA Best Book for Young Adults for Miss Spitfire and The Lost Crown.
Jennifer Anne Moses
Artist, journalist, novelist.
“The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants meets The Devil Wears Prada.“
—Kirkus, for Tales from My Closet
Debut novel Train I Ride coming in 2017.
Kids’ Indie Next List, 2014 Bank Street Best Book of the Year for Strands of Bronze and Gold.
Julie Anne Peters
Lambda Award winner for Between Mom and Jo, National Book Award finalist for Luna.
Two Grammy nominations for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for The Big One-Oh and Captain Nobody.
Groundbreaking debut novel Gracefully Grayson.
Lambda Award winner for Letters in the Attic, YALSA Best Books for Young Adults for The Private Thoughts of Amelia E. Rye.
“The dean of children’s science writers.”
—New York Times
New York Public Library’s list of 100 Best Books for Reading and Sharing for Donuthead, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature for Nothing but Trouble.
South Carolina Center for the Book Award for Writing for Carolina Clay.
Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal and Kirkus starred reviews for YA novel Now Is the Time for Running.