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Nonfiction Book Buzz

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SPONSORED BY: Lerner Publishing Group, Scholastic Library Publishing, Black Rabbit Books, and School Library Journal

EVENT DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET/12:00 – 1:00 PM PT

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With the new school year here its time to restock those nonfiction collections!

Join us for our Nonfiction Book Buzz webcast to be sure you have the latest releases ready for your readers. Our featured panelists from Lerner Publishing Group, Scholastic Library Publishing and Black Rabbit Books will discuss the trends in nonfiction, hot new releases, and upcoming titles.

Lindsay Matvick – Senior Publicist, Lerner Publishing Group

Lindsay Matvick is the senior publicist at Lerner Publishing Group. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Library Foundation. Prior to children’s book publishing, Lindsay worked in television as a promotions producer at ABC, CBS, and NBC stations across the country. Lindsay’s love for books was inspired by her mother who is a children’s book author.  Her favorite part of the day is family reading time with her son, Jack and daughter, Katie.

Tim Daly – Editor, Scholastic Library Publishing

Tim Daly is an editor for Scholastic Library Publishing. Tim has been with Scholastic for over 5 years, and has been in the publishing profession for over 10 years. He lives in Connecticut.

Jonathan Strickland- President, Black Rabbit Books

With Black Rabbit Books, Jonathan Strickland has created a K-12 publisher built on smart content derived from many sources amassed from a career spanning more than 25 years starting with Random House International (Bantam Doubleday Dell) and continuing through Penguin Putnam, World Almanac Education Group, and The Creative Company.

Jonathan’s commitment to creating feature-driven publishing is based upon a personal obsession to find the AHA! moment for each topic—and find the best way to present this to children.

Jennifer Prince – Youth Services Librarian, Buncombe County Public Libraries

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