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 >>

Christine Heppermann

Christine Heppermann is the author of Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty, which was selected as a 2014 Best >>

Cindy Kane
Cindy Kane

Cindy Kane began her career editing children’s books, rising to the position of Editorial Director at Dial Books for Young >>

Clara Gillow Clark
Clara Gillow Clark

Clara Gillow Clark is a critically acclaimed author of six novels of historical fiction for middle grade readers. In addition >>

Cori McCarthy
Cori McCarthy

Cori McCarthy is the author of four young adult novels: The Color of Rain, Breaking Sky, You Were Here, and >>

Cristina Moracho
Cristina Moracho

Cristina Moracho is the author of the novel Althea & Oliver (Viking Press) and has an MFA in Creative Writing >>

Cynthia Leitich Smith
Cynthia Leitich Smith

Cynthia Leitich Smith is the New York Times and Publishers Weekly best-selling author of the award-winning Feral series, which includes >>

Cynthia Levinson
Cynthia Levinson

Cynthia Levinson is an author and presenter who writes nonfiction books and articles for and about young people, conducts writing >>

Darcy Pattison

Published in nine languages, children’s book author and writing teacher Darcy Pattison has been published with Harcourt, Philomel/Penguin, Harpercollins, Arbordale, >>

David Richardson
David Richardson

Besides working as a book buyer and accounts manager for The Blue Marble Children’s Bookstore, Dave Richardson is a former >>

David Saylor
David Saylor

David Saylor is vice-president and creative director for the Scholastic Trade Publishing Group and the founder of Scholastic’s ground-breaking graphic >>

Deborah Kovacs
Deborah Kovacs

Deborah Kovacs is editorial director of Walden Pond Press, a joint imprint of HarperCollins and Walden Media, specializing in middle-grade >>

Denise Fleming
Denise Fleming

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