"Memoirs of adolescence by renowned YA authors. . . . Readers can journey to places where the seeds of imagination and keen powers of observation are planted." "Publishers Weekly" (starred review)
"Tell me a story of when you were little" is something children love to ask. Twenty award-winning authors respond in these two extraordinary volumes, now combined in one book. The writers of these stories make it clear that despite the difference between one childhood and another, all children share a complex humanity and a deep capacity for joy.
About the Author
Amy Ehrlich is the founding editor of Candlewick Press, and the award-winning author of many books for children, including "Leo"; "Zack and Emmie", illustrated by Steven Kellogg; "The Day the Goose Got Loose", illustrated by Steven Kellogg; and most recently "Rachel Carson", illustrated by Wendell Minor. Amy is also the author of "Where It Stops Nobody Knows", a Booklist Book of the Year, and "Joyride". She lives in Vermont with her family.