US: January 2006 Archives

Lynne Rae Perkins

Comment 0 Comments - Perkins, 'Criss Cross' come of age to win Newbery
Short news feature about Lynne Rae Perkins, winner of the Newbery Medal 2006 with her novel Criss Cross [see below].

Girsl & Sci-Fi

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Teen Angels - Arts Extra - Newsweek -

Teen Angels
A bestselling novelist on why boys aren�t the only ones who like sci-fi, and how writing helped her survive a tough adolescence.

An interview with Libbie Bray author of A Great and Terrible Beauty and Rebel Angels.

Small Steps

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Small Steps by Louis Sachar

Sachar has just completed a companion book to his best-known work, Holes (1998), winner of the Newbery Medal and National Book Award before being made into a movie in 2003. The new title is Small Steps and features a character nicknamed Armpit who appeared in Holes. Sachar's publisher, Delacorte Press, has high hopes: 500,000 copies go on sale today, and Sachar is off on a 17-bookstore tour through January.

Kennedy's Dog

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Scholastic Corporation :: First-Time Children's Book Author, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, to Pen the Story of His Canine in Congress for Scholastic

Senator Edward Kennedy to publish picture book:

Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, announced today that it has signed a publishing deal with Senator Edward M. Kennedy to publish his first children's book. A 56-page picture book illustrated by Caldecott-winning artist David Small, My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C. is not only a charming pet story, but also engages children in understanding how government works. The book will be published in May 2006.

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