Children's Books | Nonfiction Book of the Year: Learning to see past outward appearances
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 4/11/17, 10:43 pm
“When we come together in groups, we make amazing things. Our admission ticket into these groups is not our thoughts or feelings. Our faces are our tickets. Our faces let us look out and know others and let them know us.” So begins Robert Hoge’s Ugly: A Memoir, which our selection committee chose as WORLD’s Children’s Nonfiction Book of the Year.
Q&A | Writer Jonathan Auxier says the best children’s stories capture the tension of life’s many thresholds
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 4/11/17, 09:21 pm
Jonathan Auxier is a husband, father, and New York Times best-selling author of young adult fiction, including Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard. We recently discussed his childhood, writing philosophy, and the influence of his faith on his work.
Tell me about your childhood.