Magic Tree House
Junie B. Jones
Newbery winning author Jerry Spinelli has written many books including Stargirl, Milkweed, and his memoir, Knots in My Yo-Yo String. Eileen Spinelli is a poet and picturebook author. Now this famous couple have paired up to write the inspirational Today I Will.
Candace Fleming is the prolific author of The Great and Only Barnum, a YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction nominee and a Publishers Weekly and Booklist Best Book; The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award recipient; Our Eleanor, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; and Ben Franklin’s Almanac, a James Madison Honor Book. She is also the author of many highly acclaimed picture books.
Louis Sachar is an award-winning author of over twenty-one books for children. Louis’s books include, National Book Award and Newbery Medal winning Holes, its companion Small Steps, and the Marvin Redpost series. Louis’s newest title is The Cardturner. Have your students learn more about the author, his characters, and his writing style directly from Louis himself.