Caroline Starr Rose
Caroline Starr Rose is an award-winning middle grade and picture book author whose books have been ALA-ALSC Notable, Junior Library Guild, ABA New Voices, Kids’ Indie Next, Amazon’s Best Books of the Month for Kids, and Bank Street College of Education Best Books selections. In addition, her books have been nominated for almost two dozen state awards lists. In 2012 Caroline was named a Publishers Weekly Flying Start Author for her debut novel, May B. She spent her childhood in the deserts of Saudi Arabia and New Mexico and taught social studies and English in four different states. Caroline now lives with her husband and two sons in New Mexico. You can find her online at www.carolinestarrrose.com
List of Publications:
- May B. (MG, historical, verse) (Schwartz and Wade / Random House Children’s books, 2012)
- Blue Birds (MG, historical, verse) (Putnam / Penguin Young Readers Group, 2015)
- Over in the Wetlands: A Hurricane on the Bayou Story (picture book, rhyme) (Schwartz and Wade / RHCB, 2015)
- Jasper and the Riddle of Riley’s Mine (historical adventure) (Putnam / PYRG, 2017)
Chris Eboch is the author of over 60 books for children, including nonfiction and fiction, early reader through teen. Her novels for ages nine and up include The Eyes of Pharaoh, a mystery in ancient Egypt; The Well of Sacrifice, a Mayan adventure; The Genie’s Gift, a middle eastern fantasy; and the Haunted series, about kids who travel with a ghost hunter TV show, which starts with The Ghost on the Stairs. Her writing craft books include You Can Write for Children: How to Write Great Stories, Articles, and Books for Kids and Teenagers, and Advanced Plotting.
Shirley Duke is the author of one picture book, a YA horror, a book for librarians, and over 60 nonfiction books for children. She also freelance writes for book packagers and teacher guides for Simon & Schuster, Peachtree Publishers, and individual authors. She’s also worked as an editor and science consultant. A former teacher, she taught every grade except first and 12th, mostly in science and ESL. She’s presented at ALA, TLA, and Reading Recovery to teachers and librarians and visited many schools and libraries.
Her books include:
No Bows! Peachtree
Unthinkable Darby Creek Press
Survival in the Forest (2019) Heinemann