Winter Candle (Hardcover)
When each family at the diverse Juniper Court apartment complex needs something to light up the dark of winter, the stumpy, lumpy candle provides a glow brighter than the fanciest taper, revealing the true spirit of each holiday it illuminates.
Jeron Ashford works as a librarian in a graduate school library but her real love is for children's literature. Her first picture book, Yesterday I Had the Blues, was published by Tricycle Press and won the Ezra Jack Keats Award, the Bank Street College Claudia Lewis Poetry Award, and was featured on PBS's Between the Lions. She lives with her cat just outside of Philadelphia. Stacey Schuett has written and illustrated dozens of picture books, including Somewhere in the World Right Now, Purple Mountain Majesties, and Marching with Aunt Susan, winner of Best Children's Books of the Year (starred) Bank Street College of Education 2012, and Teachers Choices, IRA 2012. Her well-loved books have won many awards, including the New York Public Library's One Hundred Books for Reading and Sharing Award, 2007. She lives in Northern California with her family.