Kirby Larson is the acclaimed author of the 2007 Newbery Honor Book, Hattie Big Sky, a young adult novel inspired by Larson’s great-grandmother, Hattie Inez Brooks Wright, who homesteaded by herself in eastern Montana when she was a young woman.
Larson has also written three books for children, including the award-winning picture book, The Magic Kerchief.
More about Hattie Big Sky from Powells.com
Reader reviews of Hattie Big Sky at Amazon.com
Find out more about Kirby Larson at KirbyLarson.com
If you enjoy science fiction, look for The Winds of Marble Arch and Other Stories by Connie Willis from Greeley, Colorado.
In the young people’s literature category: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, from Seattle, Washington.
For more information about new books, contact your favorite bookseller or library.
And here’s a quote from Abraham Lincoln: “The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.”
The Write Question is produced by Chérie Newman.
Executive producer, Michael Marsolek.
Special thanks to Barbara Theroux, Prageeta Sharma, Renée McGrath, and Kim Anderson.
This program is supported in part by The Greater Montana Foundation—encouraging communication on issues, trends, and values of importance to Montanans. And by Humanities Montana, enriching intellectual, cultural, and civic life for all Montanans.
This program included music by Michael Blessing, Brian Kopper, and Springhill.
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