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Dear Kate DiCamillo by Lisa Schroeder

Dear Kate DiCamillo by Lisa Schroeder | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
Dear Kate DiCamillo,   I’ve always wanted to write you a letter to tell you how much your books inspire me as a writer. So when I got the chance to write a post for the Nerdy Book Club, I decided I’d share my letter with them, too.   I read Because of Winn-Dixie many…
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Two awesome authors, what a great post!!!
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Meg Medina's Blog - Lord I Was Born A Ramblin (Wo)maaaan - March 20, 2016 05:08

Meg Medina's Blog - Lord I Was Born A Ramblin (Wo)maaaan - March 20, 2016 05:08 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
By far the busiest week I’ve had in a while: 6,412.8 miles in ten days. Whew!Some photos from the road…as many as I remembered to take, starting at th
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Author Meg Medina conferences, other authors & pictures
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jhameia: elloellenoh: In response to my Dear...

jhameia: elloellenoh: In response to my Dear... | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it

jhameia:
“ elloellenoh:
“ In response to my Dear White Writers post, Shannon Hale did this twitter conversation. Here are my thoughts:
1. Shannon Hale is awesome and an amazing ally.
2. She truly...

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Another response by Ellen Oh that needs to be read
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Michael Morpurgo: We are failing too many boys in the enjoyment of reading

Michael Morpurgo: We are failing too many boys in the enjoyment of reading | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it

With today's news that three out of four schools are worried about boys' reading, Michael Morpurgo shares his ideas on how we can engage more boys in reading...

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Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2–6 | Authors and Illustrators Remember Their Mentors

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2–6 | Authors and Illustrators Remember Their Mentors | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
A timeless mix of reminiscences from authors and illustrators, first published in 2011.
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Authors & illustrators remember favorite teachers
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Meg Medina's Blog - Poets, Hope, and the Writers at the Furious Flower - March 07, 2016 04:30

Meg Medina's Blog - Poets, Hope, and the Writers at the Furious Flower - March 07, 2016 04:30 | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it
The Furious Flower Mirror and Windows Conference 2016I’m back from the Furious Flower where I had the honor of sitting in on a poetry slam as part o
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IN SUPPORT OF ELLEN OH

IN SUPPORT OF ELLEN OH | Young Adult Novels | Scoop.it

I’ve been largely off social media lately. It’s not unusual for me to go underground for periods of time to deal with work and/or life stuff. But as I was underground this week, I missed Ellen Oh’s very important post on diversity, what it means, what it doesn’t mean, and about white authors writing POC.…

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Libba Bray's very eloquent, fervent response to Ellen Oh's post. A must read!
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