November 22, 2017

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Enter to Win a Copy of ‘Brother, Brother’ from Macmillan | Giveaway

SLJ says about Brother, Brother—“This prince-and-pauper tale will have readers poised to learn the truth with Brother, rooting for him. This uplifting underdog story will draw thoughtful readers with its well-wrought characters and themes of family secrets, romance, and virtue.”—and now, five lucky SLJTeen readers can win a copy.

MacMillan Fall Kids | Preview Peek

While the rest of us are busy booking our summer getaways, publishers are focusing on their fall lists. On the afternoon of May 16, a large group of librarians and book reviewers gathered in New York City for Macmillan Children’s fall 2013 preview event, where they were treated to insider info on the new kid’s titles from the editors who worked on the books. Here are some of the highlights.

Author Madeleine L’Engle Remembered as the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine is Named a Literary Landmark

Madeleine L’Engle (1918–2007) is best known as the famed author of the Newbery Medal-winning novel A Wrinkle in Time (FSG, 1962). But she served another important role during her lifetime: as the librarian at New York’s Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, a post she held for over 40 years.