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Book review: 28 Days, by Charles Smith, jr., illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Smith, Charles, jr. 28 days : moments in Black history that changed the world. Illus. Shane W. Evans. Roaring Brook Press, 2015. unp. $18.99. ISBN:978-1-59643-820-0. 82 more words

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This weekend I attended the Missouri SCBWI conference and got to hear the amazing Connie Hsu (Roaring Brook Press) speak on the need for diversity in children’s books.  253 more words

Review of I Used to be Afraid

I Used to be Afraid by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. Published by Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Hardcover picture book with 40 pages, full color illustrations. 238 more words

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Book review: Sekret, by Lindsay Smith

Smith, Lindsay. Sekret. Roaring Brook Press, 2014. 345 pgs. ISBN 978-1-59643-892-7. $17.99 Ages 14-20. P6Q9

With a resurgence of interest in the 1960’s in popular culture, as well as the consistent interest in spy stories, this teen book should be well received by both male and female readers. 238 more words

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SCBWI Oklahoma Twitter Chats

Fall is just around the corner and so is our SCBWI Oklahoma Fall Retreat. To get everyone in the mood for the retreat, and to help us get to know some of our retreat faculty, we are hosting several Twitter chats over the next month, beginning this Tuesday, August 25th. 576 more words


DNF ARC Review: Bright Lights, Dark Nights by Stephen Emond

Author:  Stephen Emond
Genre: Young adult, contemporary
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication Date: August 11, 2015
384 pages, hardcover

Check out the full synopsis on Goodreads… 371 more words

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July 13: National Embrace Your Geekness Day

Did you know that there is a national holiday devoted to helping us accept our inner nerd?  July 13 is national “Embrace your Geekness Day”.  I’m convinced that everyone has a side of themselves that can be a bit geeky at times, so why not celebrate that! 398 more words