Award-winning authors and illustrators for the young and young-at-heart
The series has featured nine Newbery Medal-winning authors. Programs from the 2013 season include Jon Scieszka, Peter Reynolds, Robert Sabuda, and Pseudonymous Bosch and the Story Pirates. Past participants include Kate Di Camillo (Because of Winn-Dixie, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane); Lois Lowry (Number the Stars, The Giver); Avi (The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Crispin: The Cross of Lead); Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express); Christopher Paul Curtis (Bud, Not Buddy); E. L. Konigsburg (From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler); Blue Bailett and Brett Helquist (Chasing Vermeer); Richard Peck (A Long Way from Chicago, A Year Down Yonder); Patricia MacLachlan (Sarah, Plain and Tall); Rick Riordan (The Lightning Thief); Katherine Paterson (Bridge to Terabithia); Markus Zusak (The Book Thief); Eoin Colfer (Artemis Fowl); Mo Willems (Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Knuffle Bunny); and Brian Selznick (The Invention of Hugo Cabret). For a complete list of authors participating in the BooksmART series, please visit the "Archives" section of the website.
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