Harvesting Hope: Interview with Kathleen Krull

Source: Reading Rockets

Did you know that Beethoven's favorite food was macaroni and cheese? Did you know that John F. Kennedy used to bark like a seal before giving important speeches? Well, if you read Kathleen Krull's biographies for young readers, you'll learn many such facts. Through solid research, lively writing, and juicy "gossip", Krull transforms iconic figures from the past into real human beings. "We're all secretly People magazine readers at heart," she explains, "even though we might not admit it." ` For a complete list of Reading Rockets' interviews with authors, visit: http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews