Friday, May 2, 2014



Ann Bausum, Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog (National Geographic for Kids)

Ann Bausum, Sergeant Stubby: How a Stray Dog and his Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation (National Geographic, YA)

Steve Jenkins, Eye to Eye: How Animals See the World (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

            Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, Dogs on Duty: Soldiers' Best Friends on the Battlefield and Beyond (paperback, Walker)
            • Flicker Tale Award in nonfiction, Dakota Library Association (Childrens' Choice Award)


Cheryl Harness, 2014 Missouri Humanities Award: Distinguished Literary Achievement for writing and illustrating historical non-fiction books for children, (see Events below)

Elizabeth Rusch, Eruption!: Volcanoes and the science of saving lives (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
            • YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction nominee
            • Orbis Pictus recommended
            • Pennsylvania Readers Choice Award nominee

Elizabeth Rusch, Electrical Wizard: How Nikolas Tesla Lit Up the World (Candlewick)
            • CBC/Bank Street College Best Book 2014

Deborah Heiligman, The Boy Who Loved Math (Roaring Brook)
            • Winner, 2014 Cook Prize for best STEM picture book, Bank Street College

Melissa Stewart, No Monkeys, No Chocolate (Charlesbridge)
            • Honor book, 2014 Cook Prize for best STEM picture book, Bank Street College


May 4 – Susan Kuklin: Cooper Union, New York, NY,  PEN/World Voices Literary Festival YA/Children's Panel

May 10 – Gretchen Woelfle: Ashley House, Sheffield, MA, with illustrator Alix Delinois, presenting Mumbet’s Declaration of Independence.

May 14 – Susan Kuklin: Simmons College, Boston, MA, CBC/CBB Diversity Committee Children’s Book Week
May 15 – Vicki Cobb: White Plains, NY, PACE University School of Education Conference: Rethinking STEM-D Education: Innovative Practices from the Field; Videoconferencing with Alexandra Siy, Dorothy Hinshaw Patent and Carla Killough McCafferty, in a panel discussion: Science That's Fun to Read and Teach

May 17 – Ann Bausum, author program and family event "Stubby the War Dog and his Favorite Doughboy," Westport Public Library, Westport CT

May 17 – Ann Bausum, Booksigning and reception West Haven Veterna’s Museum & Learning Center, West Haven, CT.

May 17 – Cheryl HarnessMissouri Humanities Council, St. Louis, MO., presentation of 2014 Humanities Award: Distinguished Literary Achievement

May 17 -- Deborah Heiligman: Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaitherburg, MD, Writing Picture Book Biographies

May 18 -- Deborah Heiligman: Temple Emanu-El, New York, NY, Conference on Jewish Story

May 18 – Barbara Kerley: Concord Bookshop, Concord, MA, with illustrator Edwin Fotheringham, presenting A Home for Mr. Emerson

May 22 -- Deborah Heiligman: Cook Award presentation, Bank Street College, New York, NY


Tina Cho said...

Congratulations everyone!

Cheryl Harness said...

I am SO impressed - HUZZAH for you, Deb Heiligman and Melissa Stewart and DANG! Ann Bausum, I SO wish I'd written those books about Sgt. Stubby! Good LUCK with them, absolutely!