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Interview: Ned Vizzini, author of It's Kind of a Funny Story

May 10, 2006

May 2006

Ned Vizzini has expertly captured the trials and tribulations of teenage life with TEEN ANGST? NAAAH... and BE MORE CHILL. He examines a much deeper facet of adolescent struggles in his latest novel, IT'S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY.

Author Talk: Lois Lowry, author of Gossamer

May 10, 2006

May 2006

Lois Lowry is a prolific figure in children's and young adult fiction, having written such classic novels as THE GIVER, GATHERING BLUE, MESSENGER and NUMBER THE STARS.

Author Talk: Sarah Dessen, author of Just Listen

Apr 10, 2006

April 2006

Sarah Dessen has written several critically acclaimed and award-winning books such as THIS LULLABY, THAT SUMMER, SOMEONE LIKE YOU and KEEPING THE MOON. Her latest effort,JUST LISTEN, contains the same trademark poignancy, wisdom and honesty that struck a chord with her young adult audience.

Interview: Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief

Apr 10, 2006

April 13, 2006

Markus Zusak is the award-winning author of four young adult novels: THE UNDERDOG, FIGHTING RUBEN WOLFE, GETTING THE GIRL and I AM THE MESSENGER.

Interview: Allegra Goodman, author of Intuition

Mar 10, 2006

March 2006

With her latest endeavor, INTUITION, Allegra Goodman examines a different sort of faith from the recurring religious and spiritual matters she explored in her previous works.