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SCBWI-IL 2020 Virtual Book Launch Parties

HURRAH! HOORAY!

 

It’s a SCBWI-Illinois VIRTUAL BOOK LAUNCH PARTY!

 

Every Wednesday at 3:30 pm

 

Join SCBWI-Illinois in celebrating its authors and illustrators as they launch their new 2020 books virtually!

See MENU at right for more information on how to join the party!   

 


Our SPRING celebrations have ended…Mark you calendars for September 2 to celebrate our FALL 2020 TITLES.

 


Click to view all the Spring Virtual Book Launch Parties on our YouTube Channel.

 

 

 

JUNE 2020: CELEBRATE OUR AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS

 

 

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JUNE 24: LISA KATZENBERGER
Celebrate SCBWI-IL Social Media Chair Lisa’s picture book National Regular Average Ordinary Day
Penguin Workshop/ June 2020 / ISBN 9781524792404

—ORDER NATIONAL REGULAR AVERAGE ORDINARY DAY FROM LOCAL INDIES:
—Lisa’s favorite local booksellers Anderson’s Bookshops & Indiebound

—FOLLOW LISA ON SOCIALS
—TWITTER @FictionCity  INSTAGRAM lisakatz17

—FACEBOOK Lisa Katzenberger Author

—VISIT HER WEBPAGE
Lisa’s Author Webpage

Lisa Katzenberger lives in La Grange and loves to write books that make children laugh, escape, and dream.

 

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JUNE 3: KARLA CLARK
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Celebrate SCBWI-IL Author Karla Clark’s picture book You Be Mommy.
Feiwel & Friends / March 2020 /ISBN: 9781250225382

—ORDER YOU BE MOMMY FROM PREFERRED LOCAL INDIES:
—Karla’s favorite local booksellers Books on First & IndieBound

—WATCH HER VIDEOS:
Barnes & Noble Read-Aloud

—FOLLOW KARLA ON SOCIALS
—TWITTER @karlaclark INSTAGRAM karlaclark123

—FACEBOOK Karla J. Clark

VISIT HER AUTHOR WEBPAGE
Karla’s Webpage

Rockford, Illinois author Karla Clark writes fiction for children and adults.

 

 

JUNE  10: Patricia Hruby Powell
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Celebrate SCBWI-IL Author Patricia Hruby Powell’s picture book,

Lift As You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker
S&S McElderry/ June 9th 2020 /ISBN 9781534406230

CELEBRATE illustrator & Caldecott honor winner, R. Gregory Christie! Visit website.

ORDER LIFT AS YOU CLIMB FROM HER LOCAL INDIES: Jane Addams BookShopIndieBound

—WATCH HER VIDEO: Lift As You Climb Read-Aloud

—FOLLOW PATRICIA ON SOCIALS:
TWITTER @PatriciaHPowell INSTAGRAM patriciahrubypowell
FACEBOOK Patricia Hruby Powell

—VISIT HER AUTHOR WEBPAGE: TalesForAllAges

Formerly a dancer, storyteller, librarian award winning author Patricia Hruby Powell is the author of Josephine, Loving vs. Virginia, Struttin’ With Some Barbecue, and Lift As You Climb- all Junior Library Guild Selections.

 

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JUNE 17: KATE HANNIGAN
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Celebrate SCBWI-IL PAL Kate’s middle grade graphic novel, The Great Chicago Fire: Rising From the Ashes
First Second/ June 2020 / ISBN 9781250174260

—WATCH HER VIDEOS & TRAILERS:

Cape Trailer

NIU STEAM

Author’s Voice

—ORDER THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE FROM LOCAL INDIES:
—Kate’s favorite local booksellers 57th Street Books & Indiebound

—FOLLOW KATE ON SOCIALS
TWITTER @KateChicago
INSTAGRAM katehanniganbooks
— 
FACEBOOK Kate Hannigan

—VISIT HER WEBPAGE
Kate’s Author Webpage

Kate Hannigan writes fiction and non-fiction for young readers.