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RISE! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou – PPBF & Black History Month

Title: Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou Author: Bethany Hegedus Illustrator: Tonya Engel  Publisher: Lee & Low Books, 2019 Ages: 9-18 Themes: poetry, freedom, biography, black history month, poet, author, African American, civil rights, modern American writers Genre: biography … Continue reading

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Lorin Oberweger – Editor/Agent/Author Interview

I followed Lorin on Facebook on her personal page and that of her editing company before I actually met her in person at LASCBWI, 2013. We bonded over chocolate courvoisier in the lobby, as one does! I have attended workshops … Continue reading

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Cheryl Johnson – Illustrator Interview

I came across Cheryl’s humorous illustrations of The Rooster Gets Chickenpox by Michelle Andersen recently, and decided to find out more!           Illustrator or Author/Illustrator- If the latter, do you begin with words or pictures? Generally I start … Continue reading

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