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Archives - August 2011

Interview: N. D. Wilson, author of Ashtown Burials #1: The Dragon's Tooth

Aug 2, 2011

N. D. Wilson knows how to merge the realities and histories of this world with one that is slightly more…fantastical. Having authored LEEPIKE RIDGE, a children's adventure story, and the multi-world fantasy series 100 Cupboards, he is now embarking on a new series called Ashtown Burials. In THE DRAGON'S TOOTH, the first installment, siblings Cyrus and Antigone swear an oath to an order of explorers who have long served as caretakers of the world's secrets.

Interview: Walter Dean Myers, author of The Cruisers #2: Checkmate

Aug 1, 2011

Walter Dean Myers has written more than 85 books for children and young adults, including the award-winning MONSTER, FALLEN ANGELS, SLAM!, JAZZ and HARLEM. Now, in the second installment of his Cruisers series, Myers explores the world of competitive chess as seen through the eyes of a group of middle-school misfits.