The children's literature community of authors, agents, editors and illustrators is holding a silent auction in two rounds to raise money for the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund in support of victims of Superstorm Sandy. You can bid on a Skype visit to your school or library by the following authors:
- Mo Willems, author and illustrator of the award-winning Elephant and Piggie series
- Veronica Roth, author of the dystopian novel for teens, Divergent
- Young adult author Ellen Hopkins and many other authors who make Skype visits.
(Cover art courtesy of Hyperion Books for Children)