September 18, 2017

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Q&A: Katherine Applegate Talks about Her Upcoming Novel, “Crenshaw”

Newbery Medal-winning author Katherine Applegate chats about her forthcoming novel, about a boy with an imaginary friend named Crenshaw, who is a very large cat.

90 Second Newbery Film Festival Breathes Life Back Into Forgotten Newbery Book Award Classics

My Father’s Dragon and Nicholas: A Manhattan Christmas Story were among the long-forgotten Newbery Book Award winners that were revived by this year’s third annual 90 Second Newbery Film Festival. SLJ was there this year to talk to the kid filmmakers and the event’s creator, author Jamie Kennedy.