links for 2010-12-11

  • "Kathryn Erskine tackles tough subjects through children’s books. Her debut novel, Quaking, responded to the Virginia Tech tragedy. Her second novel, Ibhubesi: The Lion, dealt with apartheid. Her third book, Mockingbird, featured a character with Asperger’s syndrome–winning this year’s National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. We caught with her to learn about her writing process. Here are some highlights from the interview…."

    Read, learn — and if you're in Charlottesville, come meet Kathy at WriterHouse on December 16. We're behind the Preston Ave. Bodo's.

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