Rebecca Stead

Special guest Rebecca Stead is the author of three middle-grade novels: When You Reach Me, winner of the 2010 Newbery Medal and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Fiction; First Light, a Junior Library Guild Selection and New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age; and Liar & Spy.. All of her books are published by Wendy Lamb Books (Random House). A former public defender, Rebecca lives in New York City with her (middle-aged) husband and their (middle-grade) sons. Read more about Rebecca at http://www.rebeccasteadbooks.com.