Tag Archives: middle grade novels

Member News — October 2019

Welcome to our first edition of “Member News,” a new monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We hope to celebrate our members’ good news and help spread the word far and wide. Send us your children’s book related news: book … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Award-Winning Author Donna Gephart, by Susan North

Eastern PA SCBWI is gearing up for this year’s Fall Philly event on November 2. We are planning a packed day, including keynotes, breakout sessions, lunch, and optional critique add-ons with our phenomenal faculty members. In preparation for the event, … Continue reading

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An Interview With Author/Illustrator Angela Dominguez, by Virginia Law Manning

Welcome, Angela! I’m so excited for our members to meet you at the Pocono Retreat. I can’t believe it’s less than a month away. I thought it would be fun to introduce you to our members on EasternPennPoints first. Tell … Continue reading

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Happy Book Launch, Eric Bell!

EPA SCBWI-er Eric Bell’s debut MG novel, ALAN COLE IS NOT A COWARD, was released this week by Katherine Tegen books! Hooray, Eric! If you’re in the area, you can stop by the official book launch this Saturday, September 9, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Author Christine Kendall on Character and Intuition, by Anna Forrester

Christine Kendall lives and writes in Philadelphia. Her debut middle grade novel, RIDING CHANCE, was released by Scholastic in October, and has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category of ‘Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens.  “Troy is a kid with a passion. And dreams. … Continue reading

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#MGGetsReal in August

One of our Eastern PA authors – Shannon Wiersbitzky – is participating in #MGGetsReal, where several middle grade novels that share a common thread will be highlighted. The common thread for #MGGetsReal? Each of the books tackles a tough topic … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Editor Laura Whitaker, by Lindsay Bandy

This weekend, we are delighted to host the fabulous editor Laura Whitaker! We’re lucky enough to have her as a faculty member for our upcoming Pocono Retreat. (It’s DAYS away, people! Hooray!) Here comes Laura… Lindsay: Hi there, Laura, and … Continue reading

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