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PPP-Webcast Debut Authors and Illustrators of 2016

By: Deborah B. Ford | March 17, 2016 | Shelf Life

Roger and DebOn today’s webcast Roger Sutton, Editor-in-Chief of The Horn Book, and I talked about some of the rising stars for the Class of 2016 for the spring season. With almost forty books to choose from, we had a tough time selecting our featured authors and illustrators. (Thanks again for joining us, Roger) If you haven’t purchased your Horn Book subscription already, remember that JLG members get a discount on the journal. (It’s a celebration of wonderful-must-be-purchased books!) Be sure to sign up for their newsletter and listen in on Roger and Siân’s new podcast feature: Horn Book Podcast. You can even subscribe to the podcasts on iTunes or Stitcher, follow them on Soundcloud. Remember that in addition to providing you with great selections, we are building resources to help you use these titles. Check out the NEW JLG Spring 2016 Booktalks to Go LiveBinder for resources for these and other great JLG titles. JLG BTG titles are added to our Pinterest board and tweeted out by following Deborah B. Ford. Look for book trailers and archived webcasts on our JLG YouTube Playlist. This webcast will be archived and posted on the JLG website at a later date. Your certificate of attendance can be reprinted by watching the archived video for at least ten minutes. Join us next time on at 3:00PM EST April 12 when Leslie Bermel will join me in discussing The Stars So Far. We will talk about books PreK-Adult that have multiple-starred reviews. So many choices too!!  Here are the titles from today’s webcast. TITLES IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE Little OneWEAVER, Jo. Little One. illus. by author. 32p. Peachtree. 2016. ISBN 9781561459247. JLG Category: PK PreKindergarten (Ages 2-5) May 2016. MONTANARI, Susan McElroy. My Dog’s a Chicken. illus. by Anne Wilsdorf. unpaged. Schwartz & Wade/Random. 2016. ISBN 9780385384919. HB Jan/Feb 2016 GREENIDGE, Kaitlyn. We Love You, Charlie Freeman. 336p. Algonquin. 2016. ISBN 9781616204679. JLG Category: ACH: Adult Crossover High (Grades 11+). HITCHCOCK, Bonnie Sue. The Smell of Other People’s Houses. 227p. Wendy Lamb/Penguin. 2016. ISBN 9780553497793. HB Jan/Feb 2016. WEEKS, Sarah and Gita Varadarajan. Save Me a Seat. 240p. Scholastic. 2016. ISBN 9780545846608. JLG Category: B+ Upper Elementary and Middle (Grades 5-7). SAVIT, Gavril. Anna and the Swallow Man. 230p. Knopf/Penguin. 2016. ISBN 9780553513349. HB Jan/Feb 2016. ORGILL, Roxanne. Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph. illus. by Francis Vallejo. 64p. Candlewick. 2016. ISBN 9780763669546. JLG Category: AE: Arts Elementary (Grades 2-6). WALSH, Liam Francis. Fish. Illus. by author. 32p. Roaring Brook. 2016. ISBN 9781626723337. JLG Category: P+ Primary (PreK-2). HB Mar/Apr 2016. SEPAHBAN, Lois. Paper Wishes. 192p. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2016. ISBN 9780374302160. JLG Category: A+ : Intermediate Readers (Grades 3-5). NIJKAMP, Marieke. This is Where It Ends. 288p. Sourcebooks. 2016. ISBN 9781492622468. HB Mar/Apr 2016. CAVALLARO, Brittany. A Study in Charlotte. 336p. Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins. 2016. ISBN  9780062398901. JLG Category: MH Mystery High (Grades 9-12). IF WE ONLY HAD MORE TIME… KLEBER, Dori. More-igami. illus. by G. Brian Karas. 40p. Candlewick. 2016. ISBN 9780763668198. JLG Category: P : Primary (Grades K-1). COOPER, Constance. Guile. 384p. Clarion. 2016. ISBN 9780544451711. JLG Category: FH: Fantasy High (Grades 9 & Up). TANQUARY, Kathryn. The Night Parade. 336p. Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. 2016. ISBN 9781492623243. JLG Category: FM: Fantasy Middle (Grades 5-8). PHILIP, Aaron with Tonya Bolden. This Kid Can Fly:  It’s About Ability (NOT Disability).  192p. Balzer + Bray. 2016. ISBN 9780062403544. JLG Category: NM+: Nonfiction Middle (Grades 5-8). FAN, Terry and Eric Fan. The Night Gardener. illus. by authors. 48p. Simon & Schuster. 2016. ISBN 9781481439787. JLG Category: P+ : Primary (Grades K-1). SKYE, Evelyn. The Crown’s Game. 416p. Balzer + Bray. 2016. ISBN 9780062422583. JLG Category: FH: Fantasy High (Grades 9 & Up). GRAY, Karlin. Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still. illus. by Christine Davenier. 40p. Houghton Mifflin. 2016. ISBN 9780544319608. JLG Category: SE Sports Elementary (Grades 2-6). CONDIE, Ally. Summerlost. 272p. Dutton. 2016. ISBN 9780399187193. JLG Category: C+: Advanced Readers (Grades 6-9). WALLACE, Kali. Shallow Graves. 368p. Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins. 2016. ISBN 9780062366207. JLG Category: FH Fantasy High (Grades 9-12). BROWN, Peter. The Wild Robot. 288p. Little, Brown. 2016. ISBN 9780316381994. JLG Category: A Intermediate (Grades 3-5). CONTACT TODAY’S PRESENTERS Deborah B. Ford dford@juniorlibraryguild.com Roger Sutton @RogerReads QUESTIONS ABOUT Junior Library Guild sales@juniorlibraryguild.com

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