Alice Sparberg Alexiou

Treasures of New York: The Flatiron Building is a PBS documentary based on Alice Sparberg Alexiou’s book The Flatiron: The New York Landmark and the Incomparable City that Arose with It.

Michael Delaney

Winner of Florida Sunshine State Children’s Choice Award; Booklist Editors’ Choice

Erik Esckilsen

Author of The Last Mall Rat and Outside the Groove.

“Realistic dialogue and a keen sense of what matters to teens …”


J. Duddy Gill

Author of The Secret of Ferrell Savage.

4.4 Goodreads rating

Tanya Guerrero

Author of How To Make Friends With The Sea and All You Knead Is Love.

John Maxwell Hamilton

Awarded the Harvard Goldsmith Prize (trade category) and the Book of the Year Award from the American Journalism Historians Association.

April Henry

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 Truth.

Marybeth Kelsey

Author of Tracking Daddy Down and A Recipe for Murder.

“… writes with wit and verve.”

—School Library Journal

Marlane Kennedy

Author of many titles, including Me and the Pumpkin Queen, a BookPage Notable Book, Book Sense Pick; and on five state master lists.

Katrina Leno

Starred Publishers Weekly review for her debut novel The Half Life of Molly Pierce, and starred Booklist review for The Lost & Found.

Jason Little

Xeric Award–winning cartoonist and creator of Bee Comix.

Robin MacCready

Edgar Award winner for Buried.

Albert Marrin

National Endowment for the Humanities medalist, National Book Award finalist for Flesh & Blood So Cheap.

Sarah Miller

YALSA Best Book for Young Adults for Miss Spitfire and The Lost Crown.

Jane Nickerson

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.

Dean Pitchford

Two Grammy nominations for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for The Big One-Oh and Captain Nobody.

Ami Polonsky

Groundbreaking debut novel Gracefully Grayson.

Bonnie Shimko

Lambda Award winner for Letters in the Attic, YALSA Best Books for Young Adults for The Private Thoughts of Amelia E. Rye.

Sue Stauffacher

New York Public Library’s list of 100 Best Books for Reading and Sharing for Donuthead, N01CP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature for Nothing but Trouble.

Michael Williams

Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal and Kirkus starred reviews for YA novel Now Is the Time for Running.