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Elizabeth Acevedo: National Book Award Winner!

Huge congratulations to our own Elizabeth Acevedo, who has added to her already-impressive hardware collection with the country's most prestigious literature award, the National Book Award, for The Poet X! We're overjoyed for Elizabeth and so proud and grateful to...

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Book Birthday Bash!

It's a book release bonanza here at The Author Village! Today, SEVEN of our authors have books entering the world, and we're celebrating them all! -- = Happy book birthday to Samantha Berger! Her Rock What Ya Got picture book, illustrated by Kerascoët, is an...

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We’re Adding to the Village!

The Author Village is thrilled to announce that we're adding to our ranks! Seven talented authors who are also dynamic and powerful speakers have joined the Author Village, and we're so excited to help bring them to your classroom, library or event!   Brandy...

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Cover Reveal for Laurie Halse Anderson’s SHOUT!

SHOUT, Laurie Halse Anderson's memoir-in-verse, has a gorgeous new cover! Check out the reveal, and an exclusive poem, over on Bustle! -- Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual...

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Happy Birthday, Merci Suárez!

It’s no accident that my new middle grade novel, Merci Suárez Changes Gears (Candlewick Press, Sept 2018) opens on picture day at Seaward Pines Academy. Uy! When I think back to my school days at P.S. 22 in Queens, there weren’t many humiliations greater than that....

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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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