September 24, 2017

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Author Speed Dating | BEA 2014

At Book Expo America this year, 18 authors were given three minutes to tell each of the 18 tables filled with booksellers about their new books at the “Author Speed Dating” event.

SLJ and BookExpo America | BEA 2014

SLJ attends this year’s BookExpo America (May 28-30) at the Javits Convention Center in New York City and took the opportunity to catch up with award-winning authors, like A Plague of Unicorns (Zonderkids, 2014) Jane Yolen, and even famous actors like “How I Met Your Mother’s” Jason Segel whose children’s book Nightmares!M/em> comes out in September through Delacorte.

SLJ’s Reviews of the 2014 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winners

For many, the true highlight of BookExpo America occurred at 1 PM on Saturday at the SLJ Librarian’s Lounge, when Horn Book editor in chief Roger Sutton announced the 2014 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners. See SLJ’s reviews of the winners here.

First Book Pledges to Buy Diverse Books | BEA 2014

On May 13, First Book, a nonprofit committed to providing books to children in need, called for U.S. publishers to publish diverse picture books and then pledged to buy 10,000 copies of each title selected by First Book. The nonprofit will also fund affordable paperback editions of diverse titles that are only publicly available in expensive hardcover formats.

Round Up | SLJ Day of Dialog 2014

On May 28, school and youth services librarians joined authors/illustrators and publishers to kick off Book Expo America by gathering at the McGraw-Hill building in New York City for SLJ’s annual Day of Dialog. Catch up on the day’s happenings here.