Entries by Amy Meythaler

Bryan Collier: Each Day Brings a Blank Surface

Artist Bryan Collier’s work speaks to thousands of readers with its signature combination of collage and watercolor that automatically pulls them into the illustrations. Full of textures and rich color, Collier’s illustrations have also caught the eye of award committees that recognize their beauty and impact. He has received multiple Caldecott Honors and several Coretta […]

Margarita Engle: Award-Winning Author and Young People’s Poet Laureate

Margarita Engle has received multiple Pura Belpré Awards, a Newbery Honor, and several other accolades; and she is currently serving a two-year term as The Poetry Foundation’s Young People’s Poet Laureate—the first Latino to do so. “Being chosen as the national Young People’s Poet Laureate was such an astonishing honor that at first I felt […]