Kids News

Hedy Lamar’s Double Life book jacket

CRYSTAL KITE WINNER! Atlantic Region (PA/DE/NJ/DC/VA/WV/MD


June 1, 2020
HEDY LAMARR’S DOUBLE LIFE  by Laurie Wallmark

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

CRYSTAL KITE WINNER! Southeast Region (FL/GA/SC/SC/AL)


June 1, 2020
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

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JLG Selection in English and Spanish!


May 14, 2020
DIGGING FOR WORDS  by Angela Kunkel

The Most Terrible of All

Silver Medalist Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award


May 14, 2020
THE MOST TERRIBLE OF ALL by Mượn Thị Văn

Hedy Lamar’s Double Life book jacket

Cook Prize Honor!


May 5, 2020
HEDY LAMARR’S DOUBLE LIFE  by Laurie Wallmark

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

Winner Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award!


April 1, 2020
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

The Most Terrible of All

Bank Street College of Education’s Best Children’s Books of the Year 2020 – Under 5


March 28, 2020
THE MOST TERRIBLE OF ALLby Mượn Thị Văn

Hedy Lamar’s Double Life book jacket

Bank Street College of Education’s Best Children’s Books of the Year 2020 – STEM Outstanding Merit


March 28, 2020
HEDY LAMARR’S DOUBLE LIFE  by Laurie Wallmark

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

GOLD MEDAL FLORIDA BOOK AWARD 2020!


March 15, 2020
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

Rooted in Reading Best Books for Kindergarten


March 3, 2020
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

GOLDEN KITE AWARD WINNER!


February 7, 2020
CLEVER LITTLE WITCH  by Mượn Thị Văn

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

Book Riot’s 10 Inspiring Children’s Books About the Environment


January 31, 2020
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

SELECTION NOTABLE SOCIAL STUDIES TRADE BOOKS for Young People 2020 by the National Council for Social Studies and CBC!


January 30, 2020
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

Hedy Lamar’s Double Life book jacket

NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book


December 5, 2019
HEDY LAMARR’S DOUBLE LIFE  by Laurie Wallmark

Joke Machine book jacket

Barnes & Noble Kid’s Blog Featured Book


November 14, 2019
THE JOKE MACHINE  by Theresa Julian

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

Here Wee Read 2019 Ultimate List of Diverse Children’s Books


October 26, 2019
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

Hedy Lamar’s Double Life book jacket

Eureka! Nonfiction Gold Award!


October 18, 2019
HEDY LAMARR’S DOUBLE LIFE  by Laurie Wallmark

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

Eureka! Nonfiction Award Honor!


October 18, 2019
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW


October 1, 2019
ONE IS A LOT  by Mượn Thị Văn

The Monster who Lost his Mean book jacket

Huffington Post’s Best Books Teaching Empathy & Kindness


August 27, 2019
THE MONSTER WHO LOST HIS MEAN  by Tiffany Strelitz Haber

Jagger Jones book jacket

After Hours with Rick Kogan on WGN features JAGGER JONES & THE MUMMY’S ANKH  author Malayna Evans


July 14, 2019

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

Pragmatic Mom Great STEM Picture Books


July 7, 2019
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

Ginger Harris featured agent in Julie Hedlund’s 12 x 12


July 1-15, 2019

Hedy Lamar’s Double Life book jacket

NJSCBWI Keynote Speaker


June 1, 2019
HEDY LAMARR’S DOUBLE LIFE  by Laurie Wallmark

Liza Fleissig on faculty at SCBWI NJ Annual Conference


June 1, 2019

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BOOKLIST STARRED REVIEW!


May 7, 2019
SUPER JAKE & THE KING OF CHAOS  by Naomi Milliner

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Booklist Focus on STEM: Thinks and Tinkers List


May 6, 2019
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

Babies to Bookworms Best Earth Day Picture Books


April 4, 2019
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

The Buzz TV Feature


March 20, 2019
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

SHELF AWARENESS STARRED REVIEW!


March 15, 2019
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

Scoop the Ice Cream Truck book jacket

STARRED SAN FRANCISCO BOOK REVIEW!


March 10, 2019
SCOOP THE ICE CREAM TRUCK  by Patricia Keeler

The Boy who Grew a Forest book cover

Flowering Minds South Asian KidLit Line Up 2019


February 26, 2019
THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST  by Sophia Gholz

Booksellers’ Favorite Top 25 Titles of 2018


December 21, 2018
SUPER SATYA SAVES THE DAY  by Raakhee Mirchandani

We Need Diverse Books Q&A Spotlight


December 4, 2018
SUPER SATYA SAVES THE DAY
  by Raakhee Mirchandani

Liza Fleissig participating Mentor at RUCCL


October 20, 2018

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PW Rights Report: Nancy Paulsen preempts Lisa Fipp’s Starfish for her eponymous imprint at Penguin


October 8, 2018

TODAY SHOW features Super Satya author Raakhee Mirchandani


October 3, 2018

Super Satya author Raakhee Mirchandani featured in Parade


October 2, 2018

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Super Satya author Raakhee Mirchandani featured on Cheddar


October 2, 2018

2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee – Great Words Great Books List


June 10, 2018
GRACE HOPPER: QUEEN OF COMPUTER CODE  by Laurie Wallmark

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Liza Fleissig on faculty at SCBWI NJ Annual Conference


June 2-3, 2018

Greenwich Reads Together Book Selection


May 1, 2018
GRACE HOPPER: QUEEN OF COMPUTER CODE  by Laurie Wallmark

Bank Street Best Children’s Books 2018 OUTSTANDING MERIT


April 2, 2018
GRACE HOPPER: QUEEN OF COMPUTER CODE  by Laurie Wallmark

Ginger Harris featured agent in Julie Hedlund’s 12 x 12


March 16-31, 2018

Barnes & Noble Kids Blog Roundup – 7 High-Interest Picture Book Biographies for Women’s History Month


March 12, 2018
GRACE HOPPER: QUEEN OF COMPUTER CODE  by Laurie Wallmark

West Australian Young Readers’ Book Award Shortlist


February 3, 2018
BLACK FLOWERS, WHITE LIES  by Yvonne Ventresca

West Australian Young Readers’ Book Award Shortlist


February 3, 2018
PANDEMIC  by Yvonne Ventresca

KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW!


January 30, 2018
DOWN BY THE RIVER
  by Andrew Weiner & illustrated by April Chu

Wanda Sykes selection for Sag-Aftra Foundation Storyline Online


January 8, 2018
THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE 
(Wilcox & Griswold Series Book 1) by Robin Newman

Liza Fleissig participating mentor at RUCCL


October 21, 2017

Junior Library Guild Selection Fall 2017!


September 28, 2017
GRACE HOPPER: QUEEN OF COMPUTER CODE  by Laurie Wallmark

Scholastic Book Club Selection Fall 2017!


September 19, 2017
MING GOES TO SCHOOL
by Deirdre Sullivan

FLORIDA BOOK AWARD GOLD WINNER 2017


August 6, 2017
LIZZIE AND LOU SEAL  by Patricia Keeler

Ginger Harris featured agent in Julie Hedlund’s 12 x 12


July 17-28, 2017

Liza Fleissig on faculty at SCBWI NJ Annual Conference


June 3-4, 2017

Bailee Madison to star in adaptation of SOMEONE ELSE’S SUMMER!


May 6, 2017

IPPY GOLD NATIONAL WINNER!


April 12, 2017
BLACK FLOWERS, WHITE LIES  by Yvonne Ventresca

LRA joins in #PitMad Twitter Party CandyLand Edition


March 16-17, 2017

KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW


March 1, 2017
GRACE HOPPER  by Laurie Wallmark

LRA joins in #PBPITCH Twitter Party


February 23, 2017

LRA in the house at NY Metro SCBWI


February 23, 2017

Liza Fleissig participating mentor at RUCCL


October 15, 2016

Number 1 on Buzzfeed Fall Must Read List!


September 13, 2016
BLACK FLOWERS WHITE LIES  by Yvonne Ventresca

CBC Seasonal Showcase Selection!


September 13, 2016
WHEELS OF CHANGE
  by Darlene Beck Jacobson

LRA joins #PBParty


July 20, 2016

Liza Fleissig guest panelist on How Will You Keep Your Child Reading This Summer?


July 6, 2016

LRA joins in #PBPITCH Twitter Party


June 16, 2016

LRA on faculty at SCBWI NJ Annual Conference


June 4-5, 2016

CRYSTAL KITE WINNER! Atlantic Region (PA/DE/NJ/DC/VA/WV/MD)


May 18, 2016
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark & illustrated by April Chu

Northern California Book Award 2016 for Children’s Literature


May 15, 2016
IN A VILLAGE BY THE SEA
  by Muon Van and illustrated by April Chu

COOK HONOR 2016 by Center for Children’s Literature at Bank Street College


April 17, 2016
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark & illustrated by April Chu

Ginger Harris featured agent in Julie Hedlund’s 12 x 12


April 17-30, 2016

LRA joins in #PitMad Twitter Party


March 17, 2016

LRA joins in #PitMad Twitter Party Mario Kart Edition


March 9-11, 2016

LRA joins in #PBPITCH Twitter Party


February 11, 2016

LRA joins in #PitMatch Twitter Party


February 11, 2016

AMELIA BLOOLMER LIST 2016 selection!


January 14, 2016
ADA BYRON LOVELACE   by Laurie Wallmark

OUTSTANDING BOOK DISTINGUISHED LIST by Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California


January 4, 2016
ADA BYRON LOVELACE   by Laurie Wallmark

SLJ STARRED REVIEW and JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION!


December 22,  2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE 
by Laurie Wallmark

FINALIST Truman Award!


December 15, 2015
JUST A DROP OF WATER
  by Kerry O’Malley Cerra

LRA joins in #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party


December 4, 2015

Booklist TOP TEN BOOKS OF 2015


December 2,  2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE
  by Laurie Wallmark

Kirkus BEST BOOKS OF 2015


November 30, 2015
THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE  (Wilcox & Griswold Series Book 1)  by Robin Newman

Kirkus BEST BOOKS OF 2015


November 23, 2015
IN A VILLAGE BY THE SEA  by Muon Van

OUTSTANDING SCIENCE TRADE BOOKS K-12 by National Science Teachers Association!


November 14, 2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark

LRA Participating agents in PiMoIdMo


November, 2015

EUREKA GOLD MEDAL for distinctive nonfiction


October 26, 2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark

Liza Fleissig participating Mentor at RUCCL


October 17, 2015

GOLD MEDAL Moonbeam Awards 2015 Pre-Teen Fantasy!


October 7, 2015
THE THREE THORNS  (Brotherhood and the Shield Series Book 1) by Michael Gibney

HONORABLE MENTION Grateful American Book Prize 2015!


October 1, 2015
WHEELS OF CHANGE  by Darlene Beck Jacobson

PW STARRED REVIEW


October 1, 2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark

KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW


September 15, 2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark

LRA on faculty at SCBWI NJ Annual Conference


June 13-14, 2015

Denver Comic Con Panels: What Teen Girls Want To Read/Strong Women in Film and Fiction


May 23-25, 2015
THE ALMOST GIRL
  and  ALPHA GODDESS  author Amalie Howard

New Hampshire School Library Conference BEST BOOKS 2015!


May 15, 2015
THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE  (Wilcox & Griswold Series Book 1)  by Robin Newman

CRYSTAL KITE WINNER! Atlantic Region (PA/DE/NJ/DC/VA/WV/MD)


May 1, 2015
PANDEMIC  by Yvonne Ventresca

CRYSTAL KITE WINNER! Southeast REGION (FL/GA/SC/NC/AL)


May 1, 2015
JUST A DROP OF WATER  by Kerri O’Malley Cerra

Booklist HARD BOILED CRIME SELECTION 2015!


May 1, 2015
THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE
  (Wilcox & Griswold Series Book 1)  by Robin Newman

VOYA BEST SCI/FI, FANTASY & HORROR 2014!


April 2015
ALPHA GODDESS
  by Amalie Howard

FINALIST Maine Student Book Award!


March 15, 2015
JUST A DROP OF WATER  
by Kerry O’Malley Cerra

MIGHTY GIRL PICK Spring 2014!


February 9, 2015
WHEELS OF CHANGE  by Darlene Beck Jacobson

FLORIDA BOOK AWARD 2014!


February 5, 2015
JUST A DROP OF WATER  by Kerry O’Malley Cerra

KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW


February 3, 2015
THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE  (Wilcox & Griswold Series Book 1)  by Robin Newman

VOYA TOP SHELF FICTION FOR MIDDLE READERS 2014!


February 2015
JUST A DROP OF WATER  by Kerry Cerra

SELECTION NOTABLE SOCIAL STUDIES TRADE BOOKS for Young People 2015 by the National Council for Social Studies and CBC!


January 28, 2015
WHEELS OF CHANGE  by Darlene Beck Jacobson

ALA YALSA HUB – Call to Diversity #WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS


December 15, 2014
ALPHA GODDESS  by Amalie Howard

Liza Fleissig participating Mentor at RUCCL


October 18, 2014

Best Sci-Fi of the Year Nevil Award Nominee


July 5, 2014
SURVIVAL COLONY 9  by Joshua David Bellin

LRA on faculty at SCBWI NJ Annual Conference


June 28-29, 2014

Ginger Harris featured agent in Julie Hedlund’s 12 x 12!


April 1-15, 2014

FINALIST Maine Student Book Award!


March 15, 2014
JUST A DROP OF WATER  by Kerri O’Malley Cerra

Liza Fleissig featured agent in Julie Hedlund’s 12 x 12!


March 1-15, 2014

2014 Spring KIDS’ INDIE NEXT PICK!


February 21, 2014
ALPHA GODDESS  by Amalie Howard