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Elf in the Parade

The Elf on the Shelf has returned to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! We hope you and your family enjoy the parade and the coming holiday season.

Janice Harrington Picture Book Honor

Janice Harrington’s picture book biography, BUZZING WITH QUESTIONS: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner (Calkins Creek/Boyds Mills Kane, 2019) has been selected for the 2020 Best STEM Books by the National Science Teachers Association and the Children’s Book Council. Congratulations, Janice!

Margi Preus Novel Selected by the Junior Library Guild!

Newbery Honor-winning and New York Times' bestselling author Margi Preus’s (HEART OF A SAMURAI) new middle-grade novel, VILLAGE OF SCOUNDRELS, due out from Abrams/Amulet on February 25, 2020, has just been chosen as a Junior Library Guild selection. Congratulations, Margi!

Newbery Honor-winning and New York Times' bestselling author Margi Preus's (HEART OF A SAMURAI) new middle-grade noveL, VILLAGE OF SCOUNDRELS (Abrams), due out on February 25, 2020, has already received a starred review in Kirkus. Congratulations, Margi!

Starred Review for Janice Harrington's New Picture Book!

Janice Harrington's (CATCHING A STORYFISH) picture book biography of African-American entomologist Charles Henry Turner, BUZZING WITH QUESTIONS (Boyds MIlls Kane/Calkins Creek), which is due out November 5, has received a starred review from School Library Journal. Congratulations, Janice!

JDLA Welcomes Erin Clyburn

Formerly an agent with Corvisiero Literary Agency, Erin has also worked as a copy editor and recipe editor in the magazine industry and was general manager of Turtleback Books. Erin holds a BA in English Literature from Mississippi State University and an MA in Children’s Literature from Hollins University. Find more about Erin, her interests, and her submission guidelines here. Welcome!


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