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Review of Go Sleep in Your Own Bed!

Go Sleep in Your Own Bed! by Candace Fleming; illus. by Lori Nichols Preschool    Schwartz & Wade/Random    40 pp.    g 5/17    978-0-375-86648-7    $17.99 Library ed. 978-0-375-96648-4    $20.99 e-book ed.  978-0-375-98767-0    $10.99 A cozy evening scene with a girl reading in bed, her window overlooking the silhouette of a […]

The Family Romanov: Author Candace Fleming’s 2015 BGHB NF Award Speech

What a joy it is to celebrate with you, to laugh and talk, to make new friends and embrace old ones. Thank you to the Boston Globe–Horn Book judges for honoring this complicated, often dark tale from history. What a remarkable gift you have given me. As always, I am deeply grateful to my Random […]

The Lincolns: Candace Fleming’s 2009 BGHB Nonfiction Award Acceptance

Life truly is a lovely circle. Long ago, I enrolled in a children’s literature class. I wasn’t an education major, but I needed an elective, and children’s literature sounded like an easy A. I know better now. On the first day of class, Dr. Wood handed out a long, single-spaced reading list devoted to what […]