AlphaOopsically Notable!

AlphaOops!: The Day Z Went First has been named a 2007 Notable Children’s Book in the Language Arts! (The Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts is a branch of the Children’s Literature Assembly, which is affiliated with the NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English).) Congrats to the entire cast of Alphabet Players! (Have you read their bios…

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Genre Chick Interview: Nia Stephens

Lettuce, milk, bread, cereal…boys? Yes indeed–that’s what’s on the grocery list of Dafina author Nia Stephens in her new young adult series Boy Shopping. Genre Chick Alethea Kontis met Nia at the mall to ask her about this unique, modern, choose-your-own-adventure series–and to try on some fabulous shoes. ************** Nashville’s Nia Stephens and I stroll down the shiny wood…

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Greetings from Tennessee

To all my WHC friends, new and old: We’re back in Nashville, safe and sound. I imagine it will take me the better part of the week to catch up and touch base with everyone, so don’t think I’ve forgotten about you. Now when I think of Canada I will remember a kiss from Michael Marshall Smith, a hug…

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