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Five More Authors Join The Author Village

The Author Village is thrilled to welcome five new artists to our growing community. Tracey Baptiste, Susan Campbell Bartoletti, John Parra, Aisha Saeed, and Jeff Zentner are now part of The Author Village.

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Congratulations to Laurel Snyder and Ibi Zoboi

Congratulations to Laurel Snyder and Ibi Zoboi! Laurel Snyder's Orphan Island and Ibi Zoboi's American Street have been named to the longlist for the 2017 National Book Award in the category of Young People's Literature. [gallery link="none" columns="2" size="large"...

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Introducing the Author Village

The Author Village is a full-service booking business for a community of a forward-thinking and award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators — available for school visits, library visits, festivals, conferences, panels, workshops, and special events. The...

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The Author Village — Thank You!

Launching The Author Village this past month has been a truly wonderful experience. It has far exceeded all my expectations. The website is now fully updated and complete. All fifteen authors are now listed. I'm so happy that Lauren Castillo, Mike Curato, Brendan...

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Make This Year the Year of the Author Visit

Every student deserves to experience an author visit. It doesn’t matter if they attend a rural Title I school in York County, Nebraska or an elite prep school on the Upper West Side of New York City, every student should have the opportunity to experience an author...

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