Faculty

Marilisa Jiménez GarcíaMeet Marilisa Jiménez GarcíaAuthor

Marilisa Jiménez García is an interdisciplinary scholar specializing in Latino/a literature and culture. Particularly interested in the intersections of race, >>

Chris TebbettsMeet Chris TebbettsIllustrator

Chris Tebbetts is the author and co-author of many books for young readers. Titles include the #1 New York Times >>

Denise FlemingMeet Denise FlemingAuthor/Illustrator

Denise Fleming is the author/illustrator of many award-winning picture books. Fleming’s books are created in her signature style of pulp >>

Floyd CooperMeet Floyd CooperAuthor/Illustrator

Floyd Cooper is the Coretta Scott King award-winning illustrator of more than 60 books for children. Floyd started his career >>

Ashley Hope Pérez
Ashley Hope Pérez

Ashley Hope Pérez is the author of three novels: Out of Darkness (2015), The Knife and the Butterfly (2012), and >>

Ashley Wolff

Ashley Wolff has been a visual artist since she declared herself one at the age of five. She grew up >>

Aubrey Poole
Aubrey Poole

Aubrey Poole is an editor at Hachette’s JIMMY Patterson Books imprint, acquiring middle grade and young adult projects. She is >>

Bess Cozby
Bess Cozby

Bess Cozby writes epic stories in expansive worlds from her tiny apartment in New York City. By day, she’s an >>

Bethany Hegedus
Bethany Hegedus

Bethany Hegedus’ books include the award-winning Grandfather Gandhi and the newly released Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story, both >>

Carmen Oliver
Carmen Oliver

Carmen Oliver is the author of picture book Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies about which Kirkus said, “Children will >>

Carol Hinz

Carol Hinz is Editorial Director of Millbrook Press, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. She oversees and edits a >>

Carolyn Yoder
Carolyn P. Yoder

Carolyn is currently senior editor of Calkins Creek Books, the U.S. history imprint of Boyds Mills Press and a freelance >>

Cecilia Yung
Cecilia Yung

Cecilia Yung is art director and vice president at Penguin Books for Young Readers where she oversees illustration and design >>

Channing Kaiser
Channing Kaiser

Channing Kaiser is the editorial assistant at Highlights magazine. An alumna of the University of Pittsburgh and New York University’s >>

Cheryl Klein
Cheryl Klein

Cheryl Klein is the editorial director at Lee and Low Books. She is also the author of The Magic Words: >>

Chris Tebbetts
Chris Tebbetts

Chris Tebbetts is the author and co-author of many books for young readers. Titles include the #1 New York Times >>