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Young children are naturally so philosophical. They ask: ‘What is real? What is truth?’ They have to learn it; they don’t automatically know it. To…
I don’t remember titles of books or authors from when I was young. I remember the title of only one book, which was ‘The Timber…
When I read good stories, I want to write good stories too.
One thing I’m interested in is what shapes us: the people? The place where we live? It’s both of those and more. That’s what I…
I enjoy receiving and giving realistic fiction, for both children and adults, with strong characters, beautiful language, and humane visions.
Read a lot, live your life, and listen and watch, so that your mind fills up with millions of images.
I once fell 20 feet from a tree, was knocked unconscious, and when I picked myself up and straggled home, my parents thought I was…
As readers can probably tell from my books, I love the outdoors.
Once ‘Walk Two Moons’ received the Newbery Medal, I decided to write full-time. Partly because there seemed to be an audience out there who wanted…
I cannot just write a frivolous book, a la-di-da book. Everything isn’t la-di-da. There is something that’s going to pull you up short. I want…
Every character is asking: ‘What’s my place? Why am I here? I don’t want the answer to be ‘Just because.’ You find your own purpose.…
I especially love all the instruments of art: inks, pens, paintbrushes, watercolors and oils, fine papers and canvases, and although I love to mess around…
I entered a poem in a poetry contest around 1987, and the poem won and I received $1,000 for it. That made me realize that…
Relationships with parents, grandparents, friends, and siblings were important to me when I was young and have remained so throughout my life. Our relationships with…
Each child brings so much joy and hope into the world, and that is reason enough for being here. As you grow older, you will…
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