April 20, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

New Kid-Lit Landmarks To Be Named During Children’s Book Week

Sites connected to Mark Twain, Barbara Park, and Virginia Sorensen have been designated as the 2017 Literary Landmarks.

Barbara Park, ‘Junie B. Jones’ Author, Dies at 66

Barbara Park, creator of the loveable and impish children’s book character Junie B. Jones, died on November 15 after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was 66.