Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Please welcome author Fern Schumer Chapman. Junior Library Guild has selected her new book, Is It Night or Day? (March 2010), as a spring title. In a starred review, Booklist called the work ”powerful and eloquent,” adding, ”as with the best writing, the specifics about life as a young immigrant are universal.” A prequel to Chapman’s first book Motherland, the new book explores a little-known program which rescued some 1,200 youngsters from the Holocaust. Chapman’s first book received honors including Barnes & Noble Discover Title, BookSense 76 pick. The Illinois Association of Teachers of English named Chapman the “Illinois Author of the Year 2004.”
To read interview, please click here: Fern Schumer Chapman – Is it Day or Night?