The submission deadline is fast approaching for Lee & Low Books’ tenth annual
NEW VOICES AWARD.
Manuscripts will be accepted through September 30, 2009, and must be postmarked within that period. You can find full
submission guidelines here.
“I love the freedom of writing fiction. Still, to be believable, fiction has to be grounded in some reality.”
The theme of the week is back to school. When we acquired,
in 2006, it was one of those moments when you are simply in awe of certain individuals and the good work they do in the world. Armando and the Blue Tarp School
Armando and the Blue Tarp
Just got word that
The East-West House, Christy Hale’s biography of Isamu Noguchi, earned a star from the not-easily-impressed Kirkus Reviews! Thanks, Kirkus!
The review says, “Hale’s striking illustrations and the book’s elegant look are an homage to the Japanese landscape.” Can’t resist posting two of my favorites:
And they like it!
review of was written by John Martin on the I and I Bob Marley Boys Read blog, plus some nice words from illustrator, Jesse Joshua Watson. I and I Bob Marley
You know you’re jealous of all the people who bought these awesome books — and you know what to do about that, don’t you?
June’s Top 10 Books on leeandlow.com
I and I
received a starred review from I and I Bob Marley Booklist magazine. The review calls “[A] rare, soulful tribute.” I and I
Winner in the Grades 4-6 category:
by Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Shadra Strickland Bird