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May 2022 Member Good News

CLOAKED IN COURAGE: UNCOVERING DEBORAH SAMPSON, PATRIOT SOLDIER by Beth Anderson, illustrated by Anne Lambelet, has been named a Junior Library Guild selection. (Releases 11/15/22)
TAD LINCOLN’S RESTLESS WRIGGLE: PANDEMONIUM AND PATIENCE IN THE PRESIDENT’S HOUSE, also by Beth Anderson and illustrated by S. D. Schindler, has made the  Bank Street College Best Children’s Books of the Year, in the company of some other wonderful RMC books!
MIDNIGHT AT THE BARCLAY HOTEL by Fleur Bradley has been selected as the Grade 3-5 Winner of the 2021-2022 Sunshine State Readers Award by the Florida Association for Media in Education
I WILL DANCE, written by Nancy Bo Flood and illustrated by Julianna Swaney, was short-listed for the Panda Book Awards by International Schools in China. Books are selected that focus on social justice, diversity and inclusion.
ALONE by Megan Freeman was named on the Best Children’s Books of the Year by the Bank Street College of Education.
Rudy Garcia was interviewed on Latino Book Chat.
Colorado Humanities has named READ ISLAND by Nicole Magistro, illustrated by Alice Feagan and HUGSBY by Dow Phumiruk as finalists in the 2022 Colorado Book Awards.
Brizida Magro has signed a book deal to illustrate POCKETS FOR TWO: A COLLECTION OF GIRLHOOD by Lindsay Ward for Clarissa Wong at HarperCollins.
Ellen O’Clover’s debut novel, SEVEN PERCENT OF RO DEVEREUX, sold to Tara Weikum at HarperTeen in a six-figure, two-book deal. Publication is set for Winter 2023. Visit her on Twitter and Instagram @ellenoclover
Wendi Silvano signed a contract for the 7th book in the TURKEY TROUBLE series with Two Lions Press. The book’s title is TURKEY’S SANDTASTIC BEACH DAY, and will be illustrated by Lee Harper.