Lizzie Skurnick Books is devoted to bringing back the very best in young adult literature, from the classics of the ’30s and ’40s to the thrillers and novels of the ’70s and ’80s.
My mother is sixteen in her portrait. Only four years older than I am now. Her portrait dress is painted so carefully you can see little waves in the white silk, and threads in the scooped-out lace collar. A gold heart hangs from a chain around her neck, and her curls, almost as golden as the heart, are tied back with a velvet ribbon. Her smile makes you wonder if someone she loved was standing to the left of the Read more…
We’re happy to announce that our April release, Lois Duncan’s Written in the Stars, will be reviewed in the March 15th issue of Kirkus. “…this collection stands as a tribute to the body of work that has poured out of Duncan’s pen since she herself was a girl.”
The first season of Lizzie Skurnick Books has received a wonderful flurry of attention, including pieces on NPR’s All Things Considered, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Library Journal, New York Daily News, Newsday, and The Baltimore Sun! In addition, some of our authors received individual accolades, including Lois Duncan in The New York Times and Los Angeles Times, and Ernest J. Gaines on NPR’s All Things Considered.More News