Saturday, May 2, 2009

I.N.K. News

I.N.K. News for May

Kathleen Krull and Gretchen Woelfle are appearing at An Evening of Authors and Artists at The New Children's Museum in San Diego on Friday, May 15, 6-9 p.m. This is a fundraiser for Rolling Readers, a non-profit literacy organization that sponsors Read Aloud and Book Giveaway programs. Food, music, art auctions and book sales are planned.

Vicki Cobb will be speaking at the Oakland Zoo for the "Science is Alive" Bay Area Association of Children's Librarians Institute on May 8. She was also featured at the recent Monmouth University Spring Symposium.

From Deborah Heiligman:

Charles and Emma gets a lovely review in the May 10 New York Times Children's Book issue. The headline is The Darwins' Prenup.

Susan Goodman writes the monthly "Green Hour" feature for National Wildlife's magazine, Your Big Backyard. It has been chosen as a finalist in the Pre-K Department/Column category of the Association of Educational Publishers' Distinguished Achievement Awards. Winners will be announced in June.

Barbara Kerley's latest book, ONE WORLD, ONE DAY, debuts this month. The National Geographic title, illustrated with beautiful photographs, depicts a day in the life of school kids around the world.

Cheryl Harness is going to be signing books, including her new Harry Book, her comic book bio of President Truman (125th birthday on the 8th of May!) at the American History Museum bookstore at the Smithsonian, Washington, DC, from 1 to 3 PM, Saturday, May 9. And, thanks to Booktenders Secret Garden in Doylestown, PA, I'll be talking to school children thereabouts, May 11-15.

Dorothy Patent recently completed a resident fellowship at the Cody Institute for Western American Studies in Cody, WY, where she carried out research for a book on the relationship between Indians and horses. The book will be published by Clarion Books in Fall, 2010.

From Rosalyn Schanzer.

In April I got to do a fun little interview about my book What Darwin Saw on BlogTalkRadio. Anyone who has the latest edition of Flash can listen in by clicking here: . Scroll down to the bottom of the page where it says “Click to hear BlogTalkRadio's interview with Rosalyn Schanzer” and voila!

Susanna Reich will be welcoming visitors at the PEN American Center booth at BEA on Friday, May 29. Stop by to talk about PEN and nonfiction for kids!

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