Weekly Trade Review Round-Up: School Library Journal, Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly
We are thrilled to celebrate all of our authors and illustrators that have been recognized by the American Library Association.
She/He/They/Me by Robyn Ryle is a Stonewall Book Award-Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award Honor Book
The Stonewall Book Awards are given annually to English-language works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience. The Stonewall Book Award-Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award is presented to non-fiction titles.
Learn more and see the full list here: http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/stonewall-book-awards.
Thinker by Eloise Greenfield, illus. by Ehsan Abdollahi and Survivors of the Holocaust, edited by Kath Shackleton, are 2020 ALA/ALSC Notable Children’s Books
We Are Lost and Found by Helene Dunbar and You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman are on YALSA’s 2020 Best Fiction for Young Adults List
A Danger to Herself and Others by Alyssa Sheinmel and I’m Not Dying with You Tonight by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal are on YALSA’s 2020 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers Lis
You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman is on the 2020 Rainbow Book List
The Rainbow Book List is created by the Rainbow Book List Committee of the Rainbow Round Table of the American Library Association. It is a curated bibliography highlighting books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, aimed at children and youth from birth to age 18.
Learn more and see the full list here: https://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/archives/1331
Publishers Weekly reviewed The Engineer’s Wife by Tracey Enerson Wood
Foreword Reviews reviewed The First 7 by Laura Pohl
Kirkus Reviews reviewed Mars’ First Friends by Susanna Leonard Hill, illustrated by Elisa Paganelli
Kirkus Reviews reviewed When I Hit the Road by Nancy J. Cavanaugh
Celebrating National Bestsellers!
We are so excited to be celebrating FIVE of our amazing author partners and their accomplishments—SIX New York Times bestseller lists and TWO USA Today bestsellers!
Sharing a huge round of applause for Layla Saad’s Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor, debuting at #8 on the New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction list AND at #10 on the Combined Print and ebook Nonfiction list. Me and White Supremacy is also #88 on the USA Today bestseller list.
Kim Michele Richardson’s historical fiction The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is #9 on the New York Times Paperback Fiction list and #104 on the USA Today list.
Natasha Preston’s YA thriller The Lost is on the New York Times monthly YA Paperback bestseller list at #5.
How To Catch A Unicorn, the playful picture book from Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton, is #4 on the New York Times Children’s Picture Book list.
And The Complete Cookbook For Young Chefs from America’s Test Kitchen is #6 on the New York Times Middle Grade Hardcover bestseller list. It has earned 42 weeks on the list (and counting!)
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