Jeanne Birdsall is a New York Times best-selling author of books for children. Her middle grade novels about the Penderwick family have collected many honors, including the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, and have been translated into thirty languages. She also writes picture books for younger children.
- ‘Writers are solitaries by vocation and necessity. I sometimes think the test is not so much talent, which is not …Read More »
- On October 24, I’ll be in New York City for the Bank Street Bookfest. My panel — at 11:15AM — …Read More »
- I have an essay in the current issue (Fall, 2015) of the Iowa Review. The essay, My Green Redoubt, discusses what …Read More »