Hello, DC!

We’re packing up and shipping out this weekend to the American Library Association annual convention in Washington, D.C. If you’ll be there too, we’d love to see you!

We’ll be at booth #2711 all day every day, so stop on by. If our charm and good looks alone are not enough to entice you (ahem), we’ll also be giving away ARCs of our FIRST EVER GRAPHIC NOVEL, Yummy! Yes, OK, I am really excited about this one.

We’ll also be giving away posters featuring the oh-so-lovely artwork of Seaside Dream plus other posters and bookmarks. Plus we’ve got a jam-packed signing schedule of super authors and illustrators:

Saturday, June 26
9-10 am: Ching Yeung Russell (Tofu Quilt)


10-11 am: Tony Medina (I and I Bob Marley, DeShawn Days)
11-12 pm: Ann Malaspina (Yasmin’s Hammer)
1-2 pm: Mark Weston (Honda: The Boy Who Dreamed of Cars)
2-3pm: Javaka Steptoe (In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall, The Jones Family Express)
3-4 pm: S. D. Nelson (Quiet Hero, Crazy Horse’s Vision)

Sunday, June 27
9-10 am, Adjoa Burrowes (Grandma’s Purple Flowers)
10-11 am: Lulu Delacre (Arrorró, mi niño, Alicia Afterimage)
11-12 pm: John Parra (Gracias ~ Thanks)
1-2 pm: Sonia Lynn Sadler (Seeds of Change)
2-3 pm: Lee Bennett Hopkins (Amazing Faces)
3-5 pm: Eloise Greenfield and George Ford (Paul Robeson, Ray Charles)
4-5 pm: Sharon Bell Mathis and George Ford (Ray Charles)

Monday, June 28
10-11 am: D. H. Figueredo (The Road to Santiago)

Conferences are great for chatting about diversity issues and other fun things in person, so make sure to come introduce yourself to us when you stop by. Looking forward to meeting some of you soon!

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