Featured Author: Jennifer Trafton


Jennifer Trafton has the ability to write for the whole family and attack the big issues of loss, separation, and not feeling good enough with humor and grace. Her two books (so far!) make excellent read alouds and her art is a cheerful addition to any home. Full descriptions of each of the titles she wrote and a complete author bio are available for you to view this month.
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Previously Featured Authors


September 2018
Ralph Moody
Ralph Moody's life was marked by the hard work necessary to both survive and provide. As the primary breadwinner for his mother and siblings after his father's untimely passing, and then for the family he and his wife created together, he didn't have the opportunity to pursue a writing career until he was fifty. He quickly made up for lost time! Full descriptions of each of the titles he wrote and a complete author bio are available for you to view this month. Read More

August 2018
Elizabeth George Speare
"Garnering prizes and critical acclaim from the outset, Speare's work represents some of the finest historical fiction written for children and young adults. Her novels are particularly noted for the depth of their characters, authentic New England settings, intriguing plots, and accurate historical details." Read More

July 2018
Opal Wheeler
Opal Wheeler grew up with an affinity and love for music. As a child, she would play the piano by ear and wrote her own compositions. Later, she began to write biographies of composers for children. Read More

June 2018
Kate Seredy
Kate Seredy (Pronounced SHAIR a dee) wrote beautiful, heartwarming stories that leave the reader with a deep sense of hope. Her illustrations are simply stunning and add depth and vitality to her story-telling. Read More

May 2018
Douglas Kaine McKelvey
Douglas McKelvey is a modern day David—minus the affairs and murdering parts. He is a poet and songwriter whose words soak into your soul and make you cry—good, healing, it will be well with my soul type of crying. Read More

April 2018
Iris Noble
Writing and traveling fascinated Iris Noble. “In what other profession,” she says, “could I carry my office with me? Typewriter in hand, suitcase stuffed with reams of paper, I can be off to work and yet at the same time visit all the exciting places in the world.” Read More

March 2018
Andrew Peterson
“The common thread in all this,” he says, “is my love for Christ and his Kingdom, my belief in the power of story and art, and my need for family and community. If I had to boil it all down, I'd say this: I want to use my gifts to tell the truth, and to tell it as beautifully as I can.” Read More
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