Colby Sharp, Literacy Advocate + 5th Grade Teacher “You’re going to love it. Your readers are going to love it. It’s so fascinating. It’s so timely. But I think it’s a great book that kids are going to read for a really really long time. ”

Monica Sherwood ( is an author of books for children. Her debut novel, The Ice House, was published in November 2021 with Little, Brown Young Readers. She is a former elementary school teacher with a master’s degree in Childhood and Special Education from Hunter College, and currently works in edTech designing digital products for teachers and kids at Backpack Interactive. Monica lives in Brooklyn where she spends her time writing, designing, and attempting to teach her dog new tricks.  

Books by Monica Sherwood

Region: Northeast

Categories: Middle Grade Picture Books