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Julie Halpern

About Julie Halpern

Julie Halpern is the author of six YA novels, one novel for adults, and one picture book. A school librarian for ten years, Julie now works part time in a public library, part time as a writer, and all the time as mom to her two children with Matthew Cordell. She is working on her seventh novel with Feiwel & Friends.

Profile of 2018 Caldecott Medal winner Matthew Cordell

I always knew Matt would win a Caldecott. Does that sound obnoxious? Let me explain. Matt and I have been married fifteen years this summer. Our relationship began as what I like to refer to as “Hipsters: A Love Story.” Matt had moved to Chicago from South Carolina to work as a designer for a […]