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Category Archives: Book Talk
New Book Release: Quiet as a Mouse: And Other Animal Idioms by Chiêu Anh Urban!
A belated congratulations and mighty woo-HOO to Chiêu Anh Urban for the January 2nd release of her latest title, Quiet as a Mouse: And Other Animal Idioms! Are you hungry as a bear? Sly as a fox? Stubborn as a mule? … Continue reading
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Congratulations to Debbie Levy, winner of the 2017 Crystal Kite Award for the Atlantic Area!
Happy Friday, everyone! This post is long overdue, but major congrats and a mighty woo-HOO to regional member, Debbie Levy! Her book, I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark, has been chosen by SCBWI members as the winner of the … Continue reading
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Read Local Challenge!
Happy Wednesday, everyone! There’s something very cool and awesome going on from now until April 30th: the Read Local Challenge put together by our very own PAL coordinator, Veronica Bartles! Please support your local authors and illustrators by spreading the … Continue reading
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Give ‘Em A Book!
Happy winter holiday season everybody! Got gift-giving on your mind? If you missed it, The Baltimore Sun ran an article in the A&E section last Sunday by Paula Willey, a librarian at the Parkville branch of the Baltimore County Public … Continue reading
Posted in Book Talk, Just for Fun Features Tagged A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day, A Walk on the Wild Side, Baltimore Sun, Box, Christmas for Greta and Gracie, Destination: Space, Dungeonology, gift books, Megalopolis: And the Visitor from Outer Space, My Very First Mother Goose, Paula Willey, Simon and the Bear, The Nutcracker Leave a comment
SCBWI Summer Reading List
Happy First of June Eve! Are you prepping for a beach vacation? Putting the final touches on a long-awaited lakeside getaway? Making plans for your dream staycation? Well, don’t make another move until you peruse the SCBWI Summer Reading List! “The Reading List Program includes … Continue reading
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Happy Belated Book Birthday, Nanci Turner Steveson!
A heartfelt congratulations to Team SCBWI faculty member Nanci Turner Steveson on the May 3rd release of her debut novel SWING SIDEWAYS! “Perfect for fans of Bridge to Terabithia and Walk Two Moons, this debut middle grade novel is the story of two girls and the … Continue reading
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Book Release Celebration for PEEP AND EGG: I’M NOT HATCHING by Laura Gehl!
Happy book birthday, congratulations, and a mighty woo-HOO to Laura Gehl for yesterday’s release of her latest picture book, PEEP AND EGG: I’M NOT HATCHING, illustrated by Joyce Wan! Egg is not hatching. No way. No how. It is too scary … Continue reading
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Congratulations to David Teague for his latest book release!
Hmm, didn’t I just do a book release post for David Teague in December?? Yes, it was for his picture book, THE RED HAT, and now he’s had another book released this week? Wow, David is on a roll! So congratulations and … Continue reading
Happy Book Birthday to Kathy MacMillan!
Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to Kathy MacMillan for today’s release of her debut young adult novel, SWORD AND VERSE! (HarperTeen, 2016.) In a sweeping fantasy that award-winning author Franny Billingsley calls “fascinating and unique,” debut author Kathy MacMillan weaves … Continue reading
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