In an interview, Deborah Wiles, a children's book author and National Book Award finalist, discusses the new trilogy of novels she is writing based on the 1960s. Other topics discussed include balancing humor with seriousness, making connections between seemingly disconnected themes, striving to help young people make difficult choices, and honoring family in her stories.
Children's literature; Wiles; Deborah
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Johnson, A. L.,
Fabbi, J. L.
A Mother, a Teacher, Nancy Drew, and a U.N. Interpreter: The Aspirations of Deborah Wiles.
Journal of Children's Literature, 35(1),