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Off to See the Sea Lunchtime Story Time with Elizabeth Zunon Tuesday January 19!

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Brave and Kind Bookshop is hosting a Lunchtime Story Time with Nikki Grimes and Elizabeth Zunon, creators of 
Off to See the Sea (Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky) Tuesday January 19 at 12:00 pm EST. 

Register for the event here

My Little Golden Book about Frida Kahlo to be released January 12!

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My Little Golden Book about Frida Kahlo (Penguin Random House) by Sylvia Lopez and illustrated by Elisa Chavarri will be published January 12, 2021.

Congratulations Elisa!

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Agent Binky: Pets of the Universe gets Season 2 Greenlight!

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Nelvana and Discovery have greenlit a second season of the redknot series “Agent Binky: Pets of the Universe”. The playful series is based on the best-selling graphic novels by Ashley Spires. Season 1 was nominated for Kidscreen Award’s Best new Preschool Series in 2020. The first season is available on Treehouse On-Demand.

Get the book that started it all here

 

Flora and Ulysses live action movie coming to Disney Plus February 19!

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Flora and Ulysses, a live action movie based on the Newbury Award winning book of the same name by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated by K.G. Campbell is coming to Disney Plus February 19!

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K.G. Campbell’s The Zombie Stone will be released January 12!

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The Zombie Stone (Penguin Random House) by K. G. Campbell, book 2 in the Zombie Problems Trilogy will be released on January 12, 2020. In a starred review of the first book in the series, Booklist said “Campbell’s series-starter is an off-kilter delight… and readers who like macabre tales tempered with butterflies will eagerly follow Campbell’s likable protagonist onward to his next adventure.”

Pre order The Zombie Stone and learn more about the series here

Erika Jone’s artwork It’s Raining Joy is featured in the 26th Carroll Harris Sims National Black Art Competition and Exhibition

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Erika Jone’s piece “It’s Raining Joy” was selected to be featured in the 26th Carroll Harris Simms National Black Art Competition and Exhibition, which is hosted by the African American Museum of Dallas. The exhibition opens December 17, 2020 and closes June 25, 2021. Erika is one of thirty artists chosen to participate this year. Congratulations Erika!

See more about the Museum and the Exhibition here

School Library Journal calls There Goes Patti McGee! inspirational!

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School Library Journal reviews  There Goes Patti McGee! (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) by Tootie Nienow, illustrated by Erika Medina in the January 21 issue. The book is a biography of the first professional female skateboarder. SLJ calls the book “An inspirational read-aloud.”

Read the full review here

The book will be released February 23, 2021. You can pre-order it here

Just Like Mama, Above the Rim and Bedtime for Sweet Creatures are included on the African American Children’s Book Project’s Best Picture Books of 2020

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Just Like Me by Vanessa Brantley Newton is a 2020 Nerdy Book Club Award Winner!

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Just Like Me (Penguin Random House) by Vanessa Brantley Newton is a top selection for Poetry & Novels in Verse in the Nerdy Book Club awards!

You can see the full list here

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Books of Wonder hosting a Virtual Book Launch Party for Off to See the Sea

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Books of Wonder is hosting a virtual Book Launch Party for Off to See the Sea (Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky) by Nikki Grimes, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon. The book will be published January 12, 2020. The Launch Party takes place on Sunday January 10 at 3:00 pm via Crowdcast. Register for the event here

In addition, enter here for a pre-order sweepstakes!