Recent content from Laurie Hertzel
Classic or quirky or oversized, these books make great gifts.
As Angus turns a year old, he's come a long way. But boy, oh boy, he has a long way to go.
Adults told us how they'd get kids to read. Now we hear from the kids themselves, and they have a lot to say.
NONFICTION: In middle age, novelist Richard Beard began to plumb the facts of his little brother's drowning death.
The prolific author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series doesn't need "a high body count."
We asked you how to get teens to read. You sent memories, ideas and wise suggestions.
He doesn't swim, doesn't fetch, doesn't play well with strangers. How to burn off all this puppy energy?
Angus had developed a bad habit of barking when guests arrived. And then he jumped on one. We needed help.
Leif Enger's lifelong loves gave wings to his third novel, but it almost never saw the light of day.
Kate DiCamillo's two new books carry familiar themes of friendship and loneliness.