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Archives - June 2010

Interview: Di Toft, author of Wolven

Jun 3, 2010

Di Toft’s WOLVEN is a humorous fantasy adventure that centers on a young boy whose unlikely new pet seems to have caught the eye of government scientists looking to breed a new form of biological weapon.

Interview: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, author of Emily’s Fortune

Jun 2, 2010

Newbery Award winner Phyllis Reynolds Naylor has written dozens of books for children and young adults, including FAITH, HOPE, AND IVY JUNE, SHILOH and the Alice series. In this interview with Kidsreads.com’s Usha Reynolds, Naylor discusses what inspired her latest work, the Western-themed EMILY’S FORTUNE, and elaborates on the slow evolution of her main character throughout the story. She also talks about how she first fell in love with telling stories, comments on the variety of subject matter, tone and themes of her novels, and explains why she never gives away details about her works in progress.

Interview: Kat Falls, author of Dark Life

Jun 1, 2010

Kat Falls recently spoke with Kidsreads.com’s Sarah Rachel Egelman about her debut novel, DARK LIFE, which is a classic pioneer tale set in a rather unexpected time and place --- a futuristic, dystopian undersea community inhabited by settlers who fled the Earth’s surface.