Category: Friendship & Community

Burnham
Molly B.
Molly B. Burnham has been a dog walker, ice-cream scooper, and elementary school teacher. She lives in Ma…
Cummings
Deedee
As the founder of Make A Way Media, It Pays to Read, and the Louisville Book Festival, Deedee Cummings be…
Garrett
Camryn
Camryn Garrett was born and raised in New York. In 2019, she was named one of Teen Vogue’s 21 Under 21 an…
Grant
Shauna J.
Shauna J. Grant is a cartoonist who creates cuteness! With a love for all things pink and magical, Shauna…
Heim
Alastair
Alastair Heim is the author of several children’s picture books including The Great Puppy Invasion, which…
Hillestad Butler
Dori
Dori Hillestad Butler is the author of more than 60 books for young readers including the two-time Geisel…
Jean
Emiko
When Emiko is not writing, she is reading. Most of her friends are imaginary. Before she became a writer …
Méndez
Alexandra V.
Alexandra V. Méndez is a writer, teacher, and scholar who grew up bilingual in Decatur, Georgia, with fam…
Metzger
Steve
Steve Metzger is the award-winning author of more than 80 children’s books, including The Way I Act (appr…
Moulite
Maika and Maritza
Maika Moulite is a Miami native and the daughter of Haitian immigrants. She loves writing: books, think p…
Perry
Jamar J.
As a young, quiet boy, stories for Jamar. J. Perry helped to shape who he is today; they were windows int…
Reyes
Sonora
Born and raised in Arizona, Sonora Reyes is the author of The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School and the…
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