And of course it goes without saying none of this would have been possbile without my Eagle, agent Stephen Barbara. He is an amazing, wonderful friend and champion, too.
To enter today's contest, in comments tell me about the first teen/juvenile book you read that really, really touched you. For me, I think it was Bridge to Terebithia. There is such a soul to that book- I still think about it years later. How about you?