Tag Archives: Nadine Poper

Meet the Authors and Illustrators at Our 2020 ALA Midwinter Conference Booth—Liz Steinglass and Nadine Poper

We are gearing up for our booth at the 2020 American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Conference in Philadelphia. In this blog series we are featuring each author or illustrator (two per day) who will be at our booth. Check out … Continue reading

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Member News — November 2019

Member News is 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 deals, releases, awards, author or illustrator events … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Editor Jes Negrón, by Nadine Poper

For our final faculty interview before the Fall Philly event this Saturday, author Nadine Poper had a chat with Boyds Mills & Kane Editor Jes Negrón. Here’s what they had to say. Nadine: Welcome, Jes! It is a chilly, rainy … Continue reading

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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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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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Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award, by Nadine Poper

Most of us follow the annual ALA Youth Media Awards.  As an aspiring children’s writer and librarian, I personally keep tabs on the titles that are being considered for the Caldecott and Newbery. All year long  I feverishly reserve them … Continue reading

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What My Writing Time REALLY Looks Like, by Nadine Poper

I am sitting here on a Saturday night, in my home office, trying to finish a PB manuscript for my third book about dachshunds, aka wiener dogs.  I sat down tonight with the intention of writing til the end of … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible Day 7: Hope Disguised, by Nadine Poper

 Hope Disguised Scraggly but tall.  Misshapen but towering.   An unsightly tree in the timber grove. A truck pulls up.  Men get out.  Chop me down.  Drag me along icy ground .  Thrown into the back.  A big sigh knowing my end is near.  Highway noise and icy … Continue reading

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Caldecott and Newberry Talk, By Nadine Poper

Happy Monday, Everyone! Let’s talk about possible Caldecott and Newbery winners.  I use The Horn Book site Hbook.com and their Calling Caldecott blog, but I’m not too thrilled with the predictions for Caldecott.  What are your thoughts?  And what other … 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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