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Julie Sternberg is the award-winning author of the best-selling Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie; its sequels Like Bug Juice on a Burger and Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake; The Top-Secret Diary of Celie Valentine series; and the picture books Puppy Puppy Puppy and Bedtime at Bessie and Lil’s. Her ninth book, the middle-grade novel Summer of Stolen Secrets, is forthcoming from Viking Children’s Books in 2021. Before becoming a writer, Julie worked as a public interest lawyer. Some of the books of Julie’s dreams include Willa Cather’s The Song of the Lark, Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea, James McBride’s The Color of Water, Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric, and Francine Pascal’s Hangin’ Out with Cici. You can learn more about Julie and the books she’s written at juliesternberg.com.
Eve Yohalem is the author of middle grade novels The Truth According to Blue, Cast Off: The Strange Adventures of Petra de Winter and Bram Broen, and the award-winning Escape Under the Forever Sky. She also wrote the Grandpa Hates the Bird series for younger readers, about which one Amazon reviewer said, “Please report to the FBI this author and other authors who publish books that contaminate our children and groom them to be future criminals.” Before becoming a writer, Eve sang opera, then did some businessy things and some teaching.Books she dreams about include Patrick O’Brian’s Master and Commander series, A.S. Byatt’s Possession, Octavia Butler’s Kindred, and the complete collection of George and Martha stories by James Marshall. You can learn more about Eve and the books she’s written at eveyohalem.com.
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