Annie Barrows is the author of the Annie and Bean series. This is a fun series where two girls with very opposite personalities find a perfect friendship.  They find that together they can have more mischievous  fun together than they ever could on their own.  Their plans lead them into many adventures……some and disasters, but that’s OK because they get into them together.

Here is an interview with Annie Barrows

 

Katherine Applegate is the author of several best-selling series and standalone novels.  Two well known series are Animorphs and Roscoe Riley Rules, and two of her best known standalone novels are The One and Only Ivan and Crenshaw.  She won the Newbury award for The One and Only Ivan and she lives up to her reputation in her new book Crenshaw.

Here is an interview with Katherine Applegate