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VICTORY. STAND! authors Derrick Barnes and Tommie Smith are headed to California!come meet them at Inland Civil Rights T...
10/21/2022

VICTORY. STAND! authors Derrick Barnes and Tommie Smith are headed to California!

come meet them at Inland Civil Rights TOMORROW at 5:30pm for a keynote address and book signing. doors open at 5pm! ✊🏾🥇

inlandcivilrights.org/opening-ceremony

10/20/2022

“As I close my eyes, thinking of Abuela, who knows that I know that she always remembers to have lemonade, made just for me, in her fridge.” 🍋

“Lemonade” read by Rex Ogle, author of ABUELA DON’T FORGET ME (in stores now!)

Does your grandma keep a special snack or drink just for you in her home? Tell us about it in the comments!

Happy publication day to SHAPES, LINES, AND LIGHT by ! “An American story of beating the odds and overcoming bigotry to ...
10/18/2022

Happy publication day to SHAPES, LINES, AND LIGHT by !

“An American story of beating the odds and overcoming bigotry to create something greater than oneself. Inspiring.”  -

Stay tuned for event news as will be heading to Detroit, Ann Arbor, Seattle, and LA over the next few months!
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10/12/2022

In honor of National Farmer’s Day, please enjoy a sneak peek of THANK A FARMER 👩🏾‍🌾👨🏻‍🌾by Maria Gianferrari, illustrated by Monica Mikai!

“If you like the food on your table, thank a farmer.” ✨

Bread, milk, wool, fruits, and vegetables. Things that fill our day to day lives, but where, and who, do they come from? Thank a Farmer gently emphasizes the importance of agriculture in our day to day lives, and reminds readers to give thanks to farm workers around the world.

10/05/2022

Bring your appetite, because our latest issue is delicious! What's on the menu?
🥦Spotlight on food (Top 10s, new cookbooks, food podcast connections, and more!)
📚Spotlight on SNF
🧌 A Frankenstein-themed backlist
🎧Food +audiobooks
& more! Take a peek: https://bit.ly/3n2BDBb

P.S. That picture says a thousand words (and yummy smells!) That gorgeous illustration from DUMPLINGS FOR LILI written & illustrated by Melissa Iwai is making us hungry! ( W. W. Norton & Company Norton Young Readers)

✨Congratulations to Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes, and Dawud Anyabwile ✨VICTORY. STAND! 🥇✨is a finalist for the National ...
10/04/2022

✨Congratulations to Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes, and Dawud Anyabwile ✨VICTORY. STAND! 🥇✨is a finalist for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature 🎉

A groundbreaking and timely graphic memoir from one of the most iconic figures in American sports—and a tribute to his fight for civil rights.
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We are excited to announce that VICTORY. STAND! by Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes, and Dawud Anyabwile is a National Book ...
10/04/2022

We are excited to announce that VICTORY. STAND! by Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes, and Dawud Anyabwile is a National Book Awards finalist 🏆!

In need of Saturday plans? Join  at the  Central Library branch tomorrow afternoon to celebrate her upcoming picture boo...
09/30/2022

In need of Saturday plans? Join at the Central Library branch tomorrow afternoon to celebrate her upcoming picture book, SHAPES, LINES, AND LIGHT! ✨

All the original art from the book will also be on display in the children’s wing, so swing by to take a look!

More info at the link in our bio!
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Happy Tuesday, readers! The fantastic team behind VICTORY. STAND! 🥇👟💨are now on tour! They’re kicking things off  today,...
09/20/2022

Happy Tuesday, readers! The fantastic team behind VICTORY. STAND! 🥇👟💨are now on tour! They’re kicking things off today, venturing to in Baltimore, then ending the week in Philadelphia . We hope to see you there!

You can still pre-order a signed copy now at the link in our bio! 📖
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09/19/2022
Shapes, Lines, and Light

“Our grandfather was best known for two projects that least represented who he was as an artist and a human being. My hope is to share a life that was full of an earnest effort to build spaces that would uplift the human experiences of everyday people.”

- Katie Yamasaki, author of SHAPES, LINES, AND LIGHT ✨ in stores 10/18!

https://www.katieyamasaki.com/books/shapeslineslight

Run 💨, don't walk to the VICTORY. STAND! events this fall! Join    as they dive into Dr. Smith’s journey to the 1968 Mex...
09/13/2022

Run 💨, don't walk to the VICTORY. STAND! events this fall! Join as they dive into Dr. Smith’s journey to the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. 🥇

pre-order a signed copy now at the link in our bio! 📖
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It may be a gloomy Tuesday, but that's not stopping us from celebrating the release of , ABUELA, DON’T FORGET ME 🧓🏽! The...
09/06/2022

It may be a gloomy Tuesday, but that's not stopping us from celebrating the release of , ABUELA, DON’T FORGET ME 🧓🏽!

The humor, reflection, and heart present in these pages remind readers to cherish their bonds with their loved ones and that small moments can last a lifetime.” — Booklist

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happy pub week to FIRESONG 🔥, the epic conclusion to the BRIGHTSTORM TWINS series!Arthur and Maudie are finally back hom...
08/24/2022

happy pub week to FIRESONG 🔥, the epic conclusion to the BRIGHTSTORM TWINS series!

Arthur and Maudie are finally back home in Lontown, but something strange is summoning them on another journey. What will they discover this time?

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happy friday readers! we have a gorgeous new cover for ’s PLAYING A DANGEROUS GAME 🏚 illustrated by ! If you’re looking ...
08/19/2022

happy friday readers! we have a gorgeous new cover for ’s PLAYING A DANGEROUS GAME 🏚 illustrated by ! If you’re looking for a high-stakes adventure, this one is for you!

be sure to check out the other amazing titles in our program,

🛋CROSSING THE STREAM by
⚖️EVEN WHEN YOUR VOICE SHAKES by

what will you read this weekend? ✨
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"I raised my hands to the sky as I crossed the finish line. 19.83 seconds. Another world record! At the age of twenty-fo...
08/05/2022

"I raised my hands to the sky as I crossed the finish line. 19.83 seconds. Another world record! At the age of twenty-four, I became the first man to run the 200-meter race in under 20 seconds." ⚡️

We are so excited to celebrate the upcoming release of VICTORY. STAND! co-authored by Tommie Smith and Derrick Barnes ✊🏾🥇

Pre-order from one of the fantastic bookstores below and receive a signed copy! ✍🏾
Books Are Magic Cellar Door Books Elliot Bay Bookstore Kindred Stories Little Shop of Stories Loyalty Bookstores Powell's Books, Inc.

more information at victorystandbook.com

07/07/2022

"The responsibility of being you. Identify the lessons you've learned from those who've already gone before you. But you still have to be you in doing this."

another sneak peak at the In Conversation video between VICTORY. STAND! co-authors Tommie Smith and Derrick Barnes ✊🏾🥇

watch the full video at victorystandbook.com

06/29/2022

"That stance was the pride of hard work, the pride of a turnover in the mind that it's over, I have done my best."

here's another sneak peek at Tommie Smith and Derrick Barnes's in conversation video for VICTORY. STAND! ✊🏾🥇

watch the full video at victorystandbook.com

06/21/2022

A sneak peek at the In Conversation video between Tommie Smith and co-author Derrick Barnes! to watch the whole video, visit victorystandbook.com

VICTORY. STAND! is Tommie Smith's first book for young readers, a graphic-novel style memoir with art by Dawud Anyabwile that follows Tommie's journey from the cotton fields of Texas to the Olympic field in Mexico City and his iconic podium protest. 🥇✊🏾

PACKING FOR MARS FOR KIDS hits shelves on Earth today!! 👩‍🚀🪐☄️💫🚀Mary Roach has the answers to the questions kids love to...
04/05/2022

PACKING FOR MARS FOR KIDS hits shelves on Earth today!! 👩‍🚀🪐☄️💫🚀

Mary Roach has the answers to the questions kids love to ask about space. if you’ve ever wondered how astronauts go to the bathroom, or if a fart can ever be deadly, look no further 📖

03/30/2022

Guess what? I have another book out today! This is the FOURTH book in the Wait! What? series written by and published by . I’m so happy it’s finally out in the world!

I know what you’re thinking…fourth? What happened to the first three? I haven’t had time to share as much as I should about my recent work, but I’m going to change that! Be on the lookout for some posts highlighting these really fun books.

Photos from The Horn Book's post
01/22/2022

Photos from The Horn Book's post

Photos from The Horn Book's post
12/06/2021

Photos from The Horn Book's post

12/06/2021
Remembering tragedies
09/16/2021
Remembering tragedies

Remembering tragedies

From the September 2021 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

The 2021 National Book Awards Longlist: Young People’s Literature - RB Media
09/16/2021
The 2021 National Book Awards Longlist: Young People’s Literature - RB Media

The 2021 National Book Awards Longlist: Young People’s Literature - RB Media

The National Book Foundation released their longlist for Young People’s Literature this week and three RBmedia titles are contenders: A SNAKE FALLS TO EARTH by Darcie Little Badger – A unique, contemporary fantasy with Sci-Fi and supernatural elements that tells an evocative tale through the int...

did you know that amelia used to hold worm 🪱 races with her sister muriel? I guess that's what happened before we had th...
09/14/2021

did you know that amelia used to hold worm 🪱 races with her sister muriel? I guess that's what happened before we had the internet 🌐. learn more facts in AMELIA EARHART IS ON THE MOON? by in stores today!

what's your favorite amelia fact?
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06/08/2021

Join us 6/17 when Norton Young Readers introduces Accord, a new publishing initiative that unites young readers w/ contemporary fict. voices from across Africa, to the library world! Feat. authors
Elizabeth-Irene Baitie, Ruby Yayra Goka, & Patrick Ochieng! Register now: https://bit.ly/3hU2eR0

05/26/2021

Join us 6/17 when Norton Young Readers introduces Accord, a new publishing initiative that unites young readers w/ contemporary fict. voices from across Africa, to the library world! Feat. authors
Elizabeth-Irene Baitie, Ruby Yayra Goka, & Patrick Ochieng! Register now: https://bit.ly/3hU2eR0

Review of Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued
05/19/2021
Review of Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued

Review of Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued

At the end of 1938, when the Germans invaded the border region of Czechoslovakia, a young Englishman named Nicky arranged for the transport of 669 children from there to England, where they were settled with families to live out the war. In this remarkable book, Sís weaves Nicky’s story with that...

check out this wonderful reading of THE OLD TRUCK by Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey! 📖
04/30/2020
Storytime On the Go! with Shelby at Hardwood Creek (On the Farm)

check out this wonderful reading of THE OLD TRUCK by Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey! 📖

Join Washington County Library as we sing, talk, read, write, and play together with Storytime on the Go! Books Read: The Old Truck by Jerome Pumphrey & Jarr...

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