SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

APRIL 2020: CELEBRATE DEBUT PAL AUTHORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

APRIL 2020:
CELEBRATE DEBUT PAL AUTHORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APRIL 29: Karla Arenas Valenti CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE PARTY
Celebrate Karla and her debut picture book, Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence

Sourcebooks / April 7, 2020 / ISBN-10: 1728213568 / ISBN-13: 978-1728213569

ORDER Karla’s book from her preferred local indies. Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence is published in partnership with the Marie Curie Alumni Association, a nonprofit global association dedicated to the promotion of research and curiosity, and to enhancing research and professional collaboration. A portion of all sales goes to help support this science association and their research initiatives.

Bookends & Beginnings

Indiebound

—Want an autograph for your copy?  Click here to print Karla’s bookplate.

—TWITTER  KV_Writes FACEBOOK KarlaValentiAuthor

—Karla’s author webpage

Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence Experiment Guide

Karla Arenas Valenti was born and raised in Mexico City. Since then she has put down roots in many places she now calls home: Japan, France, Germany, and most recently the Chicagoland area where she lives with her husband, three kids, two cats, and hundreds of books. She writes picture books and middle grade novels.

 

 

APRIL 15:  Amy Alznauer  CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE PARTY
Celebrate Amy and her debut picture book, The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity:A Tale of the Genius Ramanujan with an interview by Esther Hershenhorn, RAE. Special appearance by illustrator, Daniel Miyares!

Candlewick / Apr 14, 2020 / ISBN 9780763690489

 

—ORDER Amy’s Book from her preferred Chicago-area indies:
Anderson’s Bookshop
Women and Children First

Bookshop.org

—TWITTER @AmyAlznauer INSTAGRAM @Amyalz

Amy’s author webpage

—Amy’s Backstory

Daniel Miyares:
—Danierl’s illustrator webpage

—TWITTER @DanielMiyares INSTAGRAM danielmiyaresdoodles

Recent Blog Posts:

Amy’s debate with Betsy Bird on Fuse#8

Review on Picture Book Builders

Guest post on Cynsations

Amy Alznauer
writes children’s books, teaches mathematics at Northwestern University, lives in Chicago with her husband, two kids, two dogs, and a bird, and is the managing editor of the SCBWI-IL Prairie Wind.

 

 

APRIL 22:  Kim Oclon CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE PARTY
Celebrate Kim and her debut novel, Man Up
Trisim Books / April 22, 2020 / ISBN-10: 0999388630 / ISBN-13: 978-0999388631

ORDER Kim’s Book from The Book Cellar

—TWITTER @KimOclon

Kim’s author webpage

— Kim’s articles in PFLAG.

 Kim Oclon is a former high school teacher and GSA sponsor who got the chance to write her debut novel in between her kids’ nap times.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCBWI-IL thanks it’s Regional Advisor Emeritas, Esther Hershenhorn and Alice McGinty, for their launch party inspiration.  Many thanks to Roxanne Owens and iCare for their continued support of SCBWI-IL READ LOCAL.