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Hey, That’s Me!

The Chicago Tribune covered the Youth Media Awards with a photo and an article in Newbery, Caldecott Medals Awarded.

And I am one of the people in the photo! Note to self for next year: yes, it’s early, but put on some makeup.

FuseEight and people in the comments have identified most of the people in the photo: first row: Monica Edinger, Cindy Dobrez, Lynn Rutan, Barry Goldblatt, Jennifer Richard Jacobson, Nancy WerlinWalter Mayes.

Second row: on the far left, Travis Jonker, then behind Walter, me, EM / Emily Reads, and Donna Spurlock.

Edited to add: Travis.

About Elizabeth Burns

Looking for a place to talk about young adult books? Pull up a chair, have a cup of tea, and let's chat. I am a New Jersey librarian. My opinions do not reflect those of my employer, SLJ, YALSA, or anyone else. On Twitter I'm @LizB; my email is