Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • Take the 2021 Regional Survey
  • Congratulations 2021 ALA Youth Media Award-Winner Cozbi Cabrera
  • Congratulations Suzanne Slade and Cozbi Cabrera on your 2021 ALA Honors for EXQUISITE
  • The SCBWI-IL Laura Crawford Memorial Mentorship Mentee for 2020 is Claire Reck For full details:


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