The book club will not be meeting this week but will meet on March 16. Our selection is Igraine the Brave, by Cornelia Funke. Members in attendance will be voting on the three books we have read, which are the nominees in the Intermediate category for the California Young Reader Medal.
On February 26, I had the pleasure of attending the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association Children's Books and Literacy Dinner. Many authors were in attendance. Speakers included Judy Blundell (Jude Watson), Brandon Mull, Andrew Smith, and Dr. Cuthbert Soup, and emcee Cecil Castellucci.
Manhattan Beach Unified School District Library Media Specialists (elementary school and middle school) and Teacher Librarian (high school) at the Southern California Independent Booksellers dinner, February 26, 2011. At our table was famed author Eve Bunting!