Guest Blogger: Barbara Dee

Children are eager for books that validate and empower them. I passionately believe that positive, inclusive stories can inspire all readers, no matter their gender or orientation—but because girls crave books about smart, strong female protagonists, I’m happy to see my middle grade novel Star-Crossed in their hands.

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Things We Do Every Day

Each month the team is going to answer a “get-to-know-you” question, so you can learn more about us, and because we’d love to get to know more about you — please feel free to share your answer in the comments section! What is a habit of yours that you are proud of?   Nick […]

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TeachingBooks is Hiring! is hiring a library director to manage and grow our digital collection of resources about children’s and young adult books. If you know someone who would thrive in this Madison-based position, details are at: Director of Children’s and Young Adult Online Content & Collections Qualifications for this leadership position include: Experience in and passion […]

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Guest Blogger: Denise Fleming

But when I walk into the studio to create art, there is a process (and steps to follow) to reach the result I desire. First, there’s the idea, which I turn into a manuscript. Next, I craft a book dummy book comprised of text and sketches.

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