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What Would Steve Read?

by Steve Jenkins A snowstorm in August — stranger things have happened in Colorado. Interestingly, I’ve approximated Roger’s imaginary scenario by participating in a first-rate bicycle crash. Broken bones, bruises, and a jaw wired shut have rendered me homebound for a few days. So instead of making something up, I can report what really happened […]

Top of the World: Author Steve Jenkins’s 1999 BGHB Nonfiction Award Speech

by Steve Jenkins I’ve been working on books for children for seven years, and a few themes keep emerging. I have the feeling, often, that book ideas have chosen me, rather than the other way around. In my books, I try to present straightforward information in a context that makes sense to children. Children don’t […]