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News from USBBY's March Update

NEWS ABOUT GLOBAL BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS:

IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) Regional Conference, October 16-18, 2015 in NYC:  The call for proposals to present a poster session at the IBBY Regional Conference in New York is now available on the USBBY (United States Board on Books for Young People) website.  514 more words

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book review: Can You See Me Now

title: Can You See Me Now
author: Estela Bernal
date: Arte Publico; 2014
main character: Amanda “Mandy” Silva

Can You See Me Now is Estela Bernal’s first published novel. 393 more words

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book review: A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson

title: A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie “Peanut” Johnson
author: Michelle Y. Green
date: Puffin, 2002
biography

Writing a biography has to be difficult, particularly if the subject is still alive. 508 more words

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Free Audiobook: X A Novel

I’ve posted before about free summer audiobooks from SYNC. They’re getting an early start this year with a free download of the audiobook X: A Novel by Ilysasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon. 128 more words

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Male Monday: Calvin Slater

Calvin Slater hails from the Motor City, aka Detroit. A lifelong resident, Calvin couldn’t wait to write the Coleman High series and take readers on one of the coolest rides through one of the dopest cities. 182 more words

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New and Upcomings

Two publishers focusing on diverse children’s literature have recently emerged. I’m copying blurbs directly from their websites so I get it right.

Non-profit Valley Artistic Outreach is proud to announce…

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