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January 2022 Member Good News

Joshua German launched the BIG DAY. BIG DREAMS. picture book series. The series includes a book for every day of the year, highlighting the awesome people born on that day. A unique and inspiring birthday gift. All January and February dates are now available! Subsequent months released throughout 2022.
Amika Kroll is delighted to announce the January 4th, 2022 publication of her board bookSTRUT, BABY, STRUT with Little Simon. Ebony Glenn illustrated this story that encourages little girls to reach high, be bold, and love big in every stage of life. Available for pre-order now.
Katy McQuaid received the 2021 New York City Big Book Award, Distinguished Favorite in the Children’s-Motivational category. The award is for EVERYBODY LOVES GRACE: An Amazing True Story of How Grace Brings Love to Everyone She Meets, McQuaid’s first book in the six-book series.
BFF OR NRF (NOT REALLY FRIENDS)? A GIRLS GUIDE TO HAPPY FRIENDSHIPS by Jessica Speer was awarded Story Monster’s 2021 Royal Dragonfly Book Award. Learn more on Jessica’s website or connect on Instagram or Twitter.
Susan Wroble has two books coming out in January, both with the educational market. ENERGY FROM THE EARTH, published by Focus Readers, comes out on January 1 while ONLINE ADDICTION, published by Brightpoint Press, releases on January 15.
The newest independently-published chapter book by Natasha Wing, THE LEGEND OF LOP-EARED LARRY, releases January 2. It’s a story about a floppy-eared bunny and how our difference is our strength. Illustrated by Brittany David, a fellow Colorado creative. Follow her on Facebook and Instagram.