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Lynne Rae Perkins

Biography

Lynne Rae Perkins

Lynne Rae Perkins is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. Her novel CRISS CROSS, winner of the 2006 Newbery Medal, is a book of vignettes, illustrations, photographs and poems about a group of four small-town teenagers.

Lynne Rae Perkins

Books by Lynne Rae Perkins

by Lynne Rae Perkins - Children's 8-12, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Travel

Alix and her sister, Jools, have never seen the ocean. When their parents pack them up for a week at the shore, Alix is nervous about leaving home, but excited, too. At the beach, the girls make friends, go exploring, and have adventures both big and small. They pick periwinkles, spot crabs, and discover that the beach is full of endless possibilities. As the week comes to an end, Alix is surprised to find she doesn’t want to leave!

by Lynne Rae Perkins - Children's, Children's 4-8, Picture

Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Lynne Rae Perkins introduces a boy (Frank) and a dog (Lucky) in this celebratory, wry and happily unconventional introduction to the subjects children encounter in school. This beautifully illustrated, humorous and insightful picture book offers a new twist on the classic boy-and-his-dog story!