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Writers' Clubs: Every Writer Needs a Tribe

By Natasha Yim

No writer’s an island. I discovered this when, after the publication of my first children’s book, my editor at Charlesbridge Publishing suggested I join the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). 478 more words

Writer's Notes

A book's surprise literary connection to home

It’s no surprise that Richard Peck is connected to the house my husband and I bought last year.

(At least, it isn’t if you caught my… 449 more words


MIDDLE GRADE in the NEWS 5/31/18

Here are several news and special feature articles I’ve enjoyed the past week (If you missed any of the previous posts click here to see them all): 115 more words

Middle Grade News

Richard Peck, Acclaimed Author for Young Readers, Dies at 84

Mr. Peck used historical fiction, horror and other genres to tell stories about rape, unwanted pregnancy, suicide and other difficult subjects.. via NYT Obituaries https://ift.tt/2sieaRh

Thank You, Richard Peck

I was heartbroken to hear that Richard Peck, one of my favorite children’s authors, died of cancer on May 24, 2018. Peck was a prolific writer of children’s chapter books, winning many awards and countless accolades. 244 more words

You're Never Alone When You're Reading A Book - Susan Wiggs

Thank you for the stories, Richard Peck

I met Richard Peck through Grandma Dowdel.

She’s not my grandmother. In fact, she’s his. Not in the way you might expect, though.

Grandma Dowdel is a character in Richard Peck’s novels “A Long Way From Chicago,” “A Year Down Yonder,” and “A Season of Gifts.” 348 more words


The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail by Richard Peck

Imagine a children’s book that combines The Truman Show with The Tale of Desperaux.

Peck, Richard. The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail. Illus. 577 more words