Cynthia Leitich Smith Children's Literature Resources
Cynthia Leitich Smith Children's Literature Resources Includes children's and young adult literature bibliographies, author-illustrator interviews, publishing and library news, curriculum information, and state awards.
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Award-winning children's and young adult book author Cynthia Leitich Smith welcomes you to her official Web site. Cynthia is the author of three books for young readers: JINGLE DANCER (Morrow Junior Books)(ages 4-up); INDIAN SHOES (HarperCollins)(ages 7-up); and RAIN IS NOT MY INDIAN NAME (HarperCollins and Listening Library)(ages 10-up) She has also published middle grade short stories in recent Harper anthologies.
Cynthia lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, children's author, Greg Leitich Smith. Greg's debut novel, a middle grade comedy, was titled NINJAS, PIRANHAS, AND GALILEO (Little Brown, 2003). It won a Parents' Choice Gold Medal and was named a Junior Library Guild selection. 05/013/04 update: NINJAS is now available on audio from Recorded Books!
This Web site includes substantial teacher support information about Cynthia's books as well as tremendous resources related to the entire body of children's and young adult literature.