August 21, 2019

At Book Expo in New York City, Janet and I sat down with Susan Rice and Samantha Power, two incredibly talented and accomplished women, to discuss our upcoming books and the role of women in politics. It was a fascinating and inspiring discussion—one I didn't want to e...

June 21, 2019

Scout is making tracks!

In her latest book, Scout and her family head to YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, where the magic of America's national parks all began. 

This book was inspired by a spontaneous trip we took to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks a few years ago...

May 24, 2019

Just in time for summer, a brand new Scout Moore book hits the road!

In Colorado, the winter puts up a pretty good fight, with heavy snows all the way into May. But still, the days get longer, the sun shines brighter, and there's the undeniable whiff of summer in the ai...

January 17, 2017

On Saturday, I got to go to the beautiful Idaho Springs for an interview with Jerry Fabyanic on KYGT--the GOAT. We touched on children's books, editing, art, community, and wanting to bottle a kid's curiosity. You can listen in below:

January 14, KYGT, Idaho Springs: In...

January 10, 2017

Middle grade books can be tender, funny, adventurous, and profound. The best ones strike a place in the hearts of young readers forever. We read a range of titles in my 3rd and 5th grade book clubs last year. These five are some of our favorites. 

January 9, 2017

When I look back at the books I've read, it always strikes me how a reading list is actually a reflection of the emotions and events that pop up in a given year. Like tracks in the snow, the books you pick up and respond to are a record of where you've been. 2016 was m...

October 17, 2016

Scout Moore, one Junior Ranger extraordinaire, was released into the world in October.

To celebrate the release of the book, I traveled to Grand Canyon, the place that stole Scout's heart, and down to Flagstaff for the Northern Arizona Book Festival. It was a wonderful...

September 23, 2016

You don't have to be a professional artist to bring your community together to create something beautiful. On a gray and chilly day, dozens of kids came out to a reading of Maybe Something Beautiful, and then together we lit up the plaza with brightly colored chalk.


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Scout Moore: Junior Ranger, Grand Canyon

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