Category Archives: Awards

And the Winners Are . . . The 2019 PA Young Reader’s Choice Award Winners, by Nadine Poper, Librarian and Committee Member

I am a school librarian—one of the best jobs on this planet. I am also one of twenty-four librarians on the committee for the Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award. The Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award (PAYRCA) is an opportunity for … Continue reading

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EPA Novel News, by Lindsay Bandy

Here’s the latest novel news from EPA SCBWI members! If you have something to share, just e-mail Lindsay at LKBandy84@yahoo.com! Congratulations to…. Abbey Nash, whose debut novel, LIFELINE will be hitting shelves in April 2018, published by Tiny Fox Press. … Continue reading

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Congrats to these Award-Winning EPA Authors/Illustrators!

We’re excited to announce that Becky Birtha’s book, FAR APART, CLOSE AT HEART has been selected as a Kirkus Best Picture Books of 2017 to Give Readers Strength! Congratulations, Becky! We celebrate you, Brian Biggs, Lauren Castillo, Greg Pizzoli, and  … Continue reading

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Celebrate Member News! by Lindsay Bandy

The art and poetry has been AMAZING this month, and I can’t wait to see what comes next. Thanks to all of you who have been commenting and cheering each other on! We’re going to take a one-day break here … Continue reading

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PA Young Reader’s Choice Award, by Nadine Poper

Whew! Another unit on the Geisel, Caldecott, and Newbery medals comes to a close for me and my urban elementary students. What a fun ride we had. My kiddos applauded loudly for They All Saw a Cat and Du Iz Tak? Whooted and … Continue reading

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