Skinny Dip - Bookology Magazine Children's Literature Sun, 24 May 2020 12:42:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 69996714 Lesa Cline-Ransome Tue, 10 Mar 2020 14:01:53 +0000

Author Lesa Cline-Ransome is known for her picture book biographies of poets, anti-slavery crusaders, musicians, athletes, and mathematicians. Her novel Finding Langston received a Scott O’Dell Historical Fiction Award and a Coretta Scott King Author Honor. We impatiently waited for the companion novel, Leaving Lymon, which was published in early 2020. Lesa is a wonderful storyteller and a stellar nonfiction researcher and author.… more ]]> 4 21359
Jen Bryant Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:00:58 +0000

Author and poet Jen Bryant is known for her picture book biographies of artists, poets, wordmongers, composers, and playwrights. Her verse and prose novels are well-researched, often focused on an historic event like the Scopes trial or the Lindbergh kidnapping trial or Captain Kidd’s buried treasure in New Jersey. Always focused on her next book, we’re thankful Jen took time from her schedule to answer our Skinny Dip questions. … more ]]> 0 21230
Catherine Friend Tue, 11 Feb 2020 13:00:36 +0000

We welcome author Catherine Friend to our Skinny Dip column this month. You may know her for her picture books The Perfect Nest and My Head is Full of Colors, or her chapter book Barn Boot Blues. You may have thought about becoming a farmer after reading Hit by a FarmSheepish, and The Compassionate Carnivore.… more ]]> 3 21122
Susan Fletcher Tue, 21 Jan 2020 13:00:09 +0000

Storyteller adept Susan Fletcher’s mind has given us The Dragon Chronicles, Alphabet of Dreams, the startling Falcon in the Glass, and most recently Journey of the Pale Bear. As you’ll read below, she has traveled to amazing locations and had enviable experiences as she researched her novels. Susan taught at the Vermont College of Fine Arts’ Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults program but now she lives full-time in Texas.… more ]]> 3 20994
Caroline B. Cooney Tue, 07 Jan 2020 15:04:14 +0000

To begin our year of Skinny Dippin' for 2020, and in the coldest month of the year (brrrrr), we interviewed Caroline B. Cooney, the author of so many beloved books.]]> 0 20780