Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Susan Beckhorn Williams: Wellsboro Bookfest Author

Kids, animals, the outdoors . . . Sue Beckhorn’s award-winning middle grade novels and picture books revolve around these things. Her stories sweep from the dawn of time to the present, from myth to adventure. When not at her desk, she is happiest sharing her love of reading and writing stories with young people in her dynamic school visits. This year she is thrilled to introduce her new middle grade novel, THE WOLF’S BOY, Disney*Hyperion June 2016, inspired by the finding of the fossilized footprints of a boy and a wolf/dog? walking side by side in Chauvet Cave in France.

In the Morning of the World, Six Woodland Why Stories, Down East Books 2000
The Kingfisher’s Gift, Philomel, 2002, Junior Library Guild selection
Sarey by Lantern Light, Down East Books 2003
Wind Rider, Laura Geringer, 2006, Booklist and Kliatt starred reviews, Amelia Bloomer List, Book Sense Pick, University of Rochester’s Andrew Eiseman Award, also published in Germany.
Moose Eggs, or Why Moose Have Flat Antlers, Down East Books 2008
Moose Power, Down East Books 2010
Faculty member, 2008 and2014 Highlights Foundation Chautauqua Conference 2012 Ranger Rick Magazine Writing Award

The Wolf’s Boy, Disney*Hyperion 2016, Kirkus and School Library Journal starred reviews

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