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A Vote That Got Lost

For Brian Floca’s Lightship This is from Tricia, and for some reason the site is not accepting it as a comment. Are any others having a similar problem? The book opens with cutaway images on the endpapers of the Ambrose, labeled to show the important components of the vessel. In spare, but beautifully written text, [...]

A Vote That Got Lost

For Brian Floca’s Lightship This is from Tricia, and for some reason the site is not accepting it as a comment. Are any others having a similar problem? The book opens with cutaway images on the endpapers of the Ambrose, labeled to show the important components of the vessel. In spare, but beautifully written text, [...]

Keep Those Cards and Letters Coming

So Far You Have Been A Bit Shy in sending in Faves. I wonder why? I suspect some of you are on committees of some sort, so cannot tip your hands, but is that the sole reason? Are others reluctant because you have your own work that you can’t flog? There has finally been, one, CCBC [...]

Keep Those Cards and Letters Coming

So Far You Have Been A Bit Shy in sending in Faves. I wonder why? I suspect some of you are on committees of some sort, so cannot tip your hands, but is that the sole reason? Are others reluctant because you have your own work that you can’t flog? There has finally been, one, CCBC [...]

Thanks Jeannine, What A Great Idea

Your Own Favorite Nonfiction Books I hereby open this blog to a discussion of Your Own Favorite Nonfiction Books of this past year. You are free to roam down to concept books — Betty has often spoken eloquently about the greatness of Byron Barton’s My Car, stray over to pop-ups, range through middle grade, up [...]

Thanks Jeannine, What A Great Idea

Your Own Favorite Nonfiction Books I hereby open this blog to a discussion of Your Own Favorite Nonfiction Books of this past year. You are free to roam down to concept books — Betty has often spoken eloquently about the greatness of Byron Barton’s My Car, stray over to pop-ups, range through middle grade, up [...]

That’s What Lurking Gets You

Aggravated, That’s What So I’m hanging around over at CCBC, watching as well-read folks list their favorite books of the year — picture books, chapter books, middle grade books, YA books. Guess what all of the fine selections have in common? Fiction, fiction, fiction, fiction and more fiction. I find it, well, weird that none of the [...]

That’s What Lurking Gets You

Aggravated, That’s What So I’m hanging around over at CCBC, watching as well-read folks list their favorite books of the year — picture books, chapter books, middle grade books, YA books. Guess what all of the fine selections have in common? Fiction, fiction, fiction, fiction and more fiction. I find it, well, weird that none of the [...]

Attention Authors and Publishers

I am going to be doing something new on this site: Work In Progress I would like to give our readers a chance to see some nonfiction work take shape. If you are an author doing some interesting research; if you are an artist and you would like to share your steps from reference, to sketch, [...]

Attention Authors and Publishers

I am going to be doing something new on this site: Work In Progress I would like to give our readers a chance to see some nonfiction work take shape. If you are an author doing some interesting research; if you are an artist and you would like to share your steps from reference, to sketch, [...]