Julie Hall

Julie Hall - Children's Books, Poetry
Julie Hall lives on Bainbridge Island amid family, dogs, cats, rabbits, and old cedar trees. She is a veteran of the book industry, working as editor and poet, as well as writing numerous nonfiction books for children. Her poetry has appeared in various anthologies and her book-length collection of poems The Winter Garden was a finalist for the 2003 Ohio State University Press/The Journal Award in Poetry. As author, co-author, or editor her works include Weather, Seeds, Plants (2000), Reptiles and Amphibians (1998), and Reinventing the Peabody Sisters (2006). Her most recent book is "A Hot Planet Needs Cool Kids: Understanding Climate Change and What You Can Do About It (2007). The book, written for ages 9 and up, tackles the difficult topic of climate change with clear and accessible writing, engaging illustrations, hands-on activities, and a hopeful and empowering message for kids. It is endorsed by leaders in the climate change discussion such as Congressman Jay Inslee. For more information on Julie's latest book, click here.