Elana Roth Parker, Red Tree Literary
Middle Grade / Picture Books / Young Adult

Elana Roth Parker, Red Tree Literary

I’m looking for middle-grade and young adult novels, and some picture books by author/illustrators. I’m not picky about genre—I’m mainly interested in strong plots (make me keep turning pages, please) told by voices I haven’t heard before. I want books that I can come back to over and over again. Make me think, but don’t … Continue reading

Susan Hawk, The Bent Agency
Children's / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Picture Books / Young Adult

Susan Hawk, The Bent Agency

In middle-grade and YA, I’m looking for something that makes me laugh out loud, I’m a sucker for bittersweet, and I can’t resist a character that comes to understand how perfectly imperfect the world is. I want a book to stay with me long after I finish reading, and I’m looking for powerful, original writing. … Continue reading