Skinny Dip - Bookology Magazine Children's Literature Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:42:04 -0600 en-US hourly 1 69996714 Skinny Dip with Sarah Sullivan Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:00:20 +0000

Bookology is delighted to welcome author Sarah Sullivan for an October Skinny Dip. Look for Sarah’s A Day for Skating, illustrated by Madeline Valentine (Candlewick Press, available November 5th), a lovely book to read out loud before you go skating or to explain what skating is. Sarah’s picture book Passing the Music Down is a much-praised story about old-time fiddlers inspired by the lives of renowned fiddlers Melvin Wine and Jake Krack.… more ]]> 1 20067
Skinny Dip with Carla McClafferty Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:56:00 +0000

We’re pleased to welcome author Carla Killough McClafferty to our Skinny Dip column. She is known for her fine and carefully researched nonfiction books, such as The Many Faces of George Washington: Remaking a Presidential Icon; Something Out of Nothing: Marie Curie and Radium; Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football’s Make-or-Break Moment and her most recent Buried Lives: The Enslaved People of George Washington’s Mount Vernon.… more ]]> 0 18951
Skinny Dip with Padma Venkatraman Wed, 09 Jan 2019 14:28:03 +0000

We’re pleased to welcome author Padma Venkatraman, whose every novel I have found delightful. Her perspectives as a world citizen and an oceanographer and a person who cares fervently about children’s well-being give a powerful depth to her writing. We asked Padma to answer the Skinny Dip questions that appealed to her: How many bookcases do you have in your house?more ]]> 0 14908
Skinny Dip with Nicola Davies Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:00:43 +0000

We’re pleased to welcome author Nicola Davies to our Skinny Dip column. She writes such fine books about our natural world. Her most recent book, The Day War Came (Candlewick Press), relates the story of a refugee child who realizes that war follows her in the closed doors and turned backs. It is through the kindness of other children that she finds hope.… more ]]> 1 14183
Skinny Dip with Kara LaReau Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:14:07 +0000

We’re pleased to connect you with author (and editor) Kara LaReau, whose two book series, The Infamous Ratsos and The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters, are tickling readers’ funnybones and stirring their sense of adventure. She was an editor for ten years, editing some of our most-loved books such as Because of Winn-Dixie and the Mercy Watson series.… more ]]> 0 14004