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What Aaron Becker Has Been Up To: Behind the Scenes of A STONE FOR SASCHA

After his award-winning Journey trilogy, I’ve been curious to see what Aaron Becker does next. A Stone for Sascha (May 8, 2018) is the answer. You may have seen the cover:

A Stone for Sascha

Today we take an exclusive look behind the scenes of how the book was made.

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Aaron Becker’s work is amazing and this looks like another GEM of a book. Can’t wait to read it! :D

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