Finalist Spotlight: Sarah Allen

Finalist SpotlightSarah Allen is a poet and author of books for young readers. Her first book, WHAT STARS ARE MADE OF, was an ALA Notable Book of 2020 and her second, BREATHING UNDERWATER, is a Jr. Library Guild Selection for 2021. Kirkus Reviews called it “a...

Finalist Spotlight: Kevin W. Bates

Finalist SpotlightKevin W. Bates was born in Berkeley, California and, with the exception of a couple year stint in Sydney Australia and a study abroad program in Japan, was raised there. In his Martin Luther King Jr. High and Berkeley High School years, Kevin...

Finalist Spotlight: Charlie N. Holmberg

Finalist SpotlightCharlie N. Holmberg is the award-winning author of the Spellbreaker series, the Numina series, and many others. Her Wall Street Journal bestselling Paper Magician series, which includes The Paper Magician, The Glass Magician, and The Master Magician,...

Finalist Spotlight: Heather B. Moore

Finalist SpotlightHeather B. Moore is a USA Today bestselling author of more than seventy publications. Her historical novels and thrillers are written under pen name H.B. Moore. She writes women's fiction, romance and inspirational non-fiction under Heather B. Moore....
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