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The Storyboard Renaissance: Whole Manuscript Showcase, by Kristen C. Strocchia

We’ve probably all walked away from a critique thinking, “If (agent/editor) could just see the whole story, then . . .” maybe they would fall in love or, at least, maybe they could better advise the opening or diagnose why … Continue reading

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An Interview with Award-Winning Author Pamela Tuck, by Laura Parnum

It is my pleasure to be speaking with award-winning children’s book author Pamela Tuck about her writing career, her inspirations, and her new book, Mother of Many. Pamela’s other books include Color Struck, The Adventure of Sheldon, the Mushroom, and … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Sisterly and Brotherly Love with Lola and Louie, by Berrie Torgan-Randall + Giveaway

Lola Entertains Louie on a Snowy Day Written and Illustrated by Berrie Torgan-Randall Lola is a spunky and precocious seven-year-old whose adventures and misadventures with her five-year-old brother, Louie, create an engaging visual storyline for readers and nonreaders alike. Each … Continue reading

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An Interview with Rachel Dougherty, by Anna Forrester

EasternPennPoints contributor Anna Forrester recently had a chat with Rachel Dougherty about Secret Engineer, Rachel’s upcoming debut book as an Author/Illustrator. Secret Engineer will be released next month on February 19. Here’s what they had to say. Anna: Hey Rachel—thanks for … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Jennie K. Brown, by Laura Parnum

For our final installment of interviews in preparation for YA/MG Day, I got to speak with the awesome middle-grade author, Jennie K. Brown. You can still register for YA/MG Day, but time is running out if you want to sign … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Agent Zoe Sandler, by Laura Parnum

Have you signed up for YA/MG Day in Lancaster, PA, on November 3? Did you know you can also sign up for a ten-page critique from one of the faculty members? Critique submissions are due this Friday, October 5. Sign … Continue reading

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The Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award by Nadine Poper

As an elementary librarian and children’s literature lover, I live for the Newbery, Caldecott, and Theodor Seuss Geisel contenders every year.  My students know that when I begin displaying the predicted books, the race is on to read as many … Continue reading

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