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Friday Dec 06 03:00 PM
Fighter for Justice: Roger Sutton Interviews Ilene Cooper

Did you know that Eleanor Roosevelt was one of our editorial board members? It’s something we’re pretty proud of here at JLG. So we’re especially happy to bring you this webcast. The Horn Book’s Roger Sutton interviews author Ilene Cooper about her book Eleanor Roosevelt: Fighter for Justice. They chat about Roosevelt’s lasting impact, and Cooper shares some of her insights about writing compelling books for young readers.

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October: Underwear, Thieves, and Sixty Seconds: Sp
By Deborah B. Ford and Jennifer Bennett | Nov 03, 2017 | Education
On today’s webcast Jen and I talked about new books from our fall selections. Everyone likes a scary story—even young readers! What are the hot fall releases that will hook your kids and keep them reading with the lights on?

November: Mistakes, Gelatinous Goo, and Rhyming Wo
By Deborah B. Ford and Roger Sutton | Dec 01, 2017 | Education
On today’s webcast Roger Sutton and I talked about hot debut authors and illustrators from our JLG fall selections. Fall offers a feast of new talents vying to be the next big names in children’s and YA lit. We’ve already seen authors like Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give) and Ibi Ziboi (American Street) go straight to the top. From picture books about mistakes to novels with fairytale reimaginings, which debut books are making the season’s best lists and gathering stars in their wake?

December: Celebrating the Best Books of 2017
By Deborah B. Ford | Dec 18, 2017 | Education
On today’s webcast Kiera Parrott, Shelley Diaz and I talked about some of the best books of 2017. From orphans to elephants and fantasy to nonfiction, it was a great year for readers K-12. Narrowing the best of the best to a baker’s dozen was a herculean task. How could we possibly choose?

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