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January 20, 2015

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“Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat” | Spotlight

dessert

In “A Fine Dessert” Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackall tell the story of how the creation of one dessert—blackberry fool—has changed over the centuries. It’s a perfect choice for a sharing with a class, or as a group-reading selection.

Pick of the Day: The Mighty Lalouche

legs in red striped tights

A captivating tale about small people capable of great feats

Pictures of the Week: Random House Authors; The 14th Annual Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators Conference

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Random House authors N.D. Wilson, Jeanne Birdsall, and Rebecca Stead have lunch with librarians to discuss writing for middle school students; Meg Rosoff and Sophie Blackall attend the 14th Annual Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Conference in NYC.