Roland Smith as part of the Alaska Spirit of Reading program. The interview was very interesting, and Mr. Smith told many amusing and insightful stories about writing and researching his books Peak, Thunder Cave, Zach's Lie, and Sea Otter Rescue. Becca and Benton asked some great questions. Listen to the show here!
Next year's author for the Alaska Spirit of Reading program will be Will Hobbs, author of Far North, one of the Battle of the Books for middle school in 2010/2011.