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Author Spotlight: Andrea Cheng

Author Spotlight: Andrea Cheng

This past December, the children’s literature world lost one of its  beloved authors, Andrea Cheng. We all were deeply saddened […]

Apr 25, 2016     No Comments
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Author Focus: Poet Nikki Grimes

Author Focus: Poet Nikki Grimes

It is important that children see themselves, and others different from them, in the books they read. In other words, […]

Dec 7, 2015     No Comments
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Author and Illustrator Focus: Elly MacKay

Author and Illustrator Focus: Elly MacKay

I have been making little paper worlds since I was a child. I used ink to make small drawings that […]

Nov 16, 2015     No Comments
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A Perfect (New) Book for Dia de los Muertos!

A Perfect (New) Book for Dia de los Muertos!

Pura Belpré award winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh has a wonderful new book out, just in time for Día […]

Oct 30, 2015     No Comments
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Author Focus: Petr Horacek

Author Focus: Petr Horacek

I discovered Petr Horacek a few years ago, and I instantly fell in love with his art, which is bright, big […]

Aug 31, 2015     No Comments
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Author Focus: Juan Felipe Herrera

Author Focus: Juan Felipe Herrera

Poetry is a powerful early literacy tool. It fosters children’s social and emotional development and can help children talk about their […]

Jul 20, 2015     No Comments
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Author speaks about Robert Churchwell, local hero

Author speaks about Robert Churchwell, local hero

Saturday, July 25, 2015 10:00 a.m. Main Library Auditorium Savannah has lost everything important to her.  Her father’s recent death and her […]

Jul 8, 2015     No Comments
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Author Spotlight: Angela Dominguez

Author Spotlight: Angela Dominguez

  To continue an occasional series on Latina children’s book authors, today I want to introduce you to the work […]

May 28, 2015     2 Comments
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Author focus:  Jon Agee

Author focus: Jon Agee

              Jon Agee starts his books by thinking of a question, and lets it lead him to […]

May 14, 2015     No Comments
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The Perfect Book for Your Child is Waiting on a Library Shelf

The Perfect Book for Your Child is Waiting on a Library Shelf

Sometimes the perfect book for the child in your life is right on the library’s bookshelves, just waiting to be […]

Feb 9, 2015     No Comments
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