Books The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes Hardcover, 229 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $16.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Year of Billy MillerAuthorKevin Henkes Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary The Caldecott Medal-winning creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse follows the second-grade year of young Billy Miller, who struggles to navigate the pitfalls of elementary school, appreciate a pesky younger sibling and help his busy parents. Genres: Children's Books Fiction Also by Kevin Henkes Wemberly Worried Chester's Way Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Waiting Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Year of Billy Miller Book News & Features Kate DiCamillo's Picks For Summer Treehouse Reading May 23, 2014 The author of Because of Winn-Dixie and The Tale of Despereaux shares her summer book recommendations for young readers ages 8-13. Kate DiCamillo's Picks For Summer Treehouse Reading Listen · 8:11 8:11 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/315250144/316110379" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013's Great Reads December 4, 2013 NPR staff and critics selected more than 200 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to search through books and find the perfect read.