Awards—we all want them, but why?
Most authors rely on publishers to submit for book awards. The publisher works within a fixed budget and may only enter a few awards competitions. 549 more words
Today was a big day in the children’s book world. It was like the Oscars for youth books. There was all kinds of excitement as the American Library Association presented the 2015 Youth Media Awards. 681 more words
Bend, Oregon — On a crisp fall day in late-September, three white vans crept up a winding Oregon dirt road lined with thick forestry. The pitted, unwelcoming path made for a rough ride — a likely indicator that many don’t often brave the ride to the top of the crater. 1,001 more words