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Selection Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2021

February 3, 2021
Digging for Words  by Angela Burke Kunkel

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SLJ STARRED REVIEW!

February 1, 2021
STARFISH  by Lisa Fipps

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KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW!

February 1, 2021
STARFISH  by Lisa Fipps

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ALA’s List of Notable Children’s Books for 2021

January 30, 2021
Digging for Words  by Angela Burke Kunkel

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South Carolina Book Award Nomination

January 25, 2021
The Boy Who Grew A Forest by Sophia Gholz

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Kokomo Tribune features STARFISH author Lisa Fipps!

January 22, 2021

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JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD Selection

January 19, 2021
WISHES  by Mượn Thị Văn

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Brightly Lists Most Anticipated MG

January 17, 2021
STARFISH  by Lisa Fipps

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PBS Documentary on Elizebeth Friedman features PB!

January 14, 2021
CODE BREAKER, SPY HUNTER  by Laurie Wallmark

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POP! Goes The Reader Most Anticipated MG

January 13, 2021
STARFISH  by Lisa Fipps

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JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD Selection

January 8, 2021
STARFISH  by Lisa Fipps

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Ultimate List of Diverse Children’s Books

December 12, 2020
Hair Twins  by Raakhee Mirchandani

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Ultimate List of Diverse Children’s Books

December 12, 2020
Wishes  by Mượn Thị Văn

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Best STEM Books by National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)!

December 10, 2020
NUMBERS IN MOTION: SOPHIE KOWALEVSKI, QUEEN OF MATHEMATICS  by Laurie Wallmark

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BOOKLIST STARRED REVIEW!

December 1, 2020
STARFISH  by Lisa Fipps

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SELECTION NOTABLE VERSE NOVELS by NCTE!

November 23, 2020
Wishes, Dares, and How to Stand Up to a Bully  by Darlene Beck Jacobson

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Chicago Public Library BEST OF THE BEST BOOKS

November 23, 2020
DIGGING FOR WORDS  by Angela Burke Kunkel

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Kirkus BEST BOOKS 2020

November 22, 2020
DIGGING FOR WORDS  by Angela Burke Kunkel

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Ginger Harris on faculty NJ SCBWI Fall Critique Day

November 15, 2020

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CYBILS Nomination!

November 13, 2020
DIGGING FOR WORDS  by Angela Burke Kunkel

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PW Feature on Body Acceptance

October 30, 2020
STARFISH  by Lisa Fipps

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Today Show logo Selection Best Books for 8-Year-Olds

September 30, 2020
THE JOKE MACHINE  by Theresa Julian

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NYS Selection for State Testing Passages!

September 2, 2020
WHEELS OF CHANGE  by Darlene Beck Jacobson

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SLJ STARRED REVIEW!

August 14, 2020
DIGGING FOR WORDS  by Angela Burke Kunkel

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PW Deals of the Week: Susan Van Metre at Candlewick/Walker US pre-empts Marissa Moss’s MG STEM-friendly graphic novel series – first book Make It Count

July 25, 2020

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TIME for Kids selection for How To Write Funny 😜

June 29, 2020
THE JOKE MACHINE  by Theresa Julian

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KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW!

June 16, 2020
DIGGING FOR WORDS  by Angela Burke Kunkel

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

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

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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 Burke Kunkel

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Silver Medalist Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award

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

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Liza Fleissig on faculty at SCBWI NE Annual Conference

May 5, 2020

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Cook Prize Honor!

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

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

May 1-15, 2020

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Winner Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award!

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

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

March 28, 2020
THE MOST TERRIBLE OF ALL  by Mượn Thị Văn

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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

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Rooted in Reading Best Books for Kindergarten

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

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Rooted in Reading Best Books for Kindergarten

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

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GOLDEN KITE AWARD WINNER!

February 7, 2020
CLEVER LITTLE WITCH  by Mượn Thị Văn

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

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

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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

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