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Charnelle Pinkney Barlow Interviewed by Writer’s Rumpus

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Be sure to listen to Charnelle Pinkney Barlow’s interview with the Writer’s Rumpus, where she discusses her book, Just Like A Mama, and her illustration process!

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Charnelle Pinkney Barlow Featured On Matthew C. Winner’s, “The Children Book Podcast”

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Charnelle Pinkney Barlow is featured on The Children Book Podcast by Matthew C. Winner. She talks about her newly illustrated book Just Like a Mama and what it means to be bonded by love rather than genetics.

 

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Sharuko, illus. by Elisa Chavarri, Makes It On The Latinx Luminaries List

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Elisa Chavarri’s newly illustrated book, Sharuko: Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello, has made it on School Library Journal’s Latinx Luminaries list. The list showcases picture book biographies featuring Latinx superstars. Congrats Elisa!

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The Secret Garden Of George Washington Carver by Gene Barretta Illustrated by Frank Morrison On School Library Journal’s Black in STEM List

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The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver by Gene Barretta and illustrated by Frank Morrison has made it on the School Library Journal’s #BlackinSTEM list. The list highlights 17 nonfiction books that spotlight Black scientists, thinkers, and inventors.

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I Got the School Spirit and The King of Kindergarten on Today.com’s Best Back-to-School Books list

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Extraordinary Warren’s World Makes The Amazon Best Books Of The Month For July

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Extraordinary Warren’s World, a reissued volume including Extraordinary Warren and Extraordinary Warren Saves the Day by Sarah Dillard, has made it on Amazon’s Best Books of the Month for July list. The book is on the list in the category for ages 6-8 (beginning and early readers). Congrats Sarah!

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Vanessa Brantley Newton’s Draw Along With Oshkosh

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Vanessa Brantley Newton participated in Oshkosh’s virtual summer camp, Camp Osh Kosh, with a fun drawing tutorial. In the video, she teaches kids how to draw the character, Jada Jones, from the chapter book series she illustrated, Jada Jones.

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Jia Liu Shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards 2020!

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Jia Liu’s artwork entitled “Grow Through Reading” has been shortlisted for the 2020 World Illustration Awards. Selected by the Association of Illustrators, the final awards will be announced in October. Jia’s work has been selected in the children’s publishing category. Congrats Jia!

 

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Extraordinary Warren’s World by Sarah Dillard Now Out!

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Sarah Dillard’s Extraordinary Warren and Extraordinary Warren Saves the Day were reissued this month as a single volume called Extraordinary Warren’s World! It was chosen by Amazon editors as Amazon’s Best Books of the Month, for ages 6-8, for July. Congrats Sarah!

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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures an Amazon’s Best Book Of The Year So Far

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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon, has been selected as one of Amazon’s Best Books of the Year So Far in the 3-5 category. This list compiles 20 of the Amazon editors’ favorite books from the first 6 months of the year. Congrats Liz!

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