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Writers Against Racism: 2012 Children’s Choice Book Awards (Video Clips)

I managed to pull together just a few highlights from last night’s Children’s Choice Book Awards. You’ll have to pardon some of the shakiness, as I was using my iPhone and the battery – well, you know how that goes.  The video does, however, give you a glimpse inside this night of the literary stars. […]

Writers Against Racism: 2012 Children’s Choice Book Awards (photos)

I am grateful to Robin Adelson, Executive Director of Children’s Book Council and Every Child A Reader, for inviting me to a wonderful evening in Celebration of Children’s Book Week. It was a night to remember!  Once my videos are finished downloading, I will share some clips from the awards presentation but in the meantime, […]

Writers Against Racism: CBC Diversity Committee Kickoff Party

Last night’s CBC Diversity Committee Kickoff was OH SO FUN! Here are some of  photos and there’s more to come — tomorrow.  I got to this post pretty late…sorry.  The Children’s Book Council introduced new diversity committee and there were plenty of people  in-the-house with great ideas and the future is bright for diversity. CBC […]

Writers Against Racism: Children’s Book Council Diversity Kickoff

I was honored to be invited to the Children’s Book Council Diversity Kickoff event tonight!!!  It’s such a wonderful and forward-thinking initiative that I asked CBC’s Executive Director, Robin Adelson, to share the vision and thoughts behind forming this committee. “The newly formed CBC Diversity Committee is dedicated to increasing the diversity of voices and […]

21st Century Storytelling: The Thumb Story

Right when I was piecing together the reasons why I feel like a thumb, POP! goes the comment from Robin Adelson who GETS ME!!! SHE REALLY GETS ME!!! Here’s her explanation as to why, as an educator, I’ve always felt like the thumb, since I don’t always think (or agree with) how things are done […]