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All Points Bulletin!

Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama is a Junior Library Guild selection! Also chosen by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance as a SIBA Okra Pick meaning it's a "Great Southern Book" and finalist for SIBA Pat Conroy Award. Represented Alabama at the 2015 National Book Festival. Winner of the NCSS Woodson Award Honor, Parents' Choice Silver Honor, and Mississippi Library Association Author Award. Nominated for state awards in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.

New editions of The Secret World of Walter Anderson are available! As part of the Candlewick Biographies series aimed at older elementary students, this 6"-x-9" chapter-book includes chapters and an index and is great for book reports. Available in paperback and hardcover. (And the picture book is still available!)


WINNER of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children!

WINNER of the SIBA Book Award for Children's/YA! Southern Independent Bookseller Alliance includes stores from twelve states!

WINNER of the Mississippi Library Association Author Award!

Chosen to represent Alabama (2012) and Mississippi (2009) at the Pavilion of the States at the National Book Festival in Washington, D. C.!

On the CCBC Choices, the Best-of-the-Year list selected by the Cooperative Children's Book Center in Wisconsin!

Chosen as an NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People by the National Council for the Social Studies and the Children's Book Council!

KIRKUS Reviews has chosen The Secret World of Walter Anderson as one of the Best Children's Books! Starred Review in Kirkus!

Chosen by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance as a SIBA Okra Pick meaning it's a "Great Southern Book!" A SIBA Bestseller!

NOW AVAILABLE from Candlewick Press: The Secret World of Walter Anderson, illustrated by the celebrated E.B. Lewis! This picture book biography of one of America's most enigmatic artists tells the story of a man who risked everything to bring himself and nature into one thing called art. Wait till you see those gorgeous watercolors!

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