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Agent Deborah Warren on Character-Driven Stories and Making the Most of Your Writers Day Pitch Session

Deborah Warren is the founder of East/West Literary Agency, which represents new and established authors and illustrators of picture books, middle grade, and young adult novels. 1,035 more words

Writer's Days

November 2 - It's National Gratitude Month

About the Holiday

November has been designated as a time for reflecting on our lives and being grateful for our family, friends, opportunities, and the things we have. 722 more words

Picture Book Review

Not a Stick

Title: Not a Stick

Author: Antoinette Portis

Illustrator: Antoinette Portis

Publisher: Harper Collins

Publication Year: 2007

Awards: Publishers Weekly Starred Review


Just like in Not a Box a stick can sometimes be much more than a Box. 76 more words

Publishers Weekly Starred Review

Not a Box

Title: Not a Box

Author: Antionette Portis

Illustrator: Antionette Portis

Publisher: Harper Collins

Publication Year: 2006

Awards: Theodore Seuss Giesel Honor Book


A small rabbit has a box and when she enters the box it can become anything and anywhere she wants it to be. 78 more words

Antoinette Portis


Title: Now

Author: Antionette Portis

Illustrator: Antionette Portis

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Publication Year: 2017

Awards: Horn Book Starred Review


A little girl shows us her favorite things in the entire world. 130 more words

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New releases: July 2017 - children's books

I’ve just come back from a family vacation in France that included my two-year-old niece Amélie. Naturally, that means I’ve recently read a bunch of children’s books. 877 more words

For a good time, stroll the library grounds!

Once again, the Nevins Library Children’s Department has created a “Story Time Walk” by posting the pages from the highly original picture book, “Not a Box… 210 more words