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Authors in April Week

K-1st Grade


Mika Song makes children's books about sweetly funny outsiders. A Friend for Henry by Jenn Bailey and illustrated by Mika received the Schneider Family Honor from the American Library Association. Her graphic novel for early readers Donut Feed the Squirrels was nominated for an Eisner award.

She is Japanese American and Filipino. Her husband is Korean. Besides making books and hanging out with her family she runs a regular comics club for young readers in her Queens, NY neighborhood. Her Norma and Belly comic strip appears weekly on, a free kids comics newsletter that she started with Jen de Oliviera in March 2020.


2nd-3rd Grade

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Kevin Sherry is not only the talented author/illustrator of I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean, Acorns Everywhere!, and Turtle Island, among many other books for kids, but he is also a chef, puppeteer, and cyclist. You can find him in his awesome fort in Baltimore, Maryland, working, playing, and always creating.



4th-5th Grade


Our 2024 4-5 author will be announced at our kickoff meeting September 6, 2024.


Middle School

Steve Sheinkin is an acclaimed author of fast-paced, cinematic nonfiction histories, including Fallout, Undefeated, Born to Fly, The Port Chicago 50, and Bomb. His accolades include a Newbery Honor, three Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards, a Sibert Medal and Honor, and three National Book Award finalist honors. He lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, with his wife and two children. (from

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