Where the Wild Reads Are: Picture Books for Young Readers

Presented by: Boyd, Mills & Kane, Free Spirit Publishing, Greystone Kids, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, minedition, Two Hoots Press & School Library Journal
Event Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019

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We all have our favorite picture books, whether they were read to us as children or we’ve read them to little ones ourselves. This delightful genre continues to inspire by offering educational, entertaining and eye-catching content that our youngest readers absorb and adore. 

Join publishing insiders to hear about the latest picture books coming out this season, from evergreen topics like trucks, birds and trees to current issues such as immigration hardships and social emotional learning. Learn about which upcoming titles are bound to foster lasting memories for your developing readers! Featured releases include:

  • A Sky Without Lines by Kristia Basil, illustrated by Laura Borrás
  • Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning by Amadee Ricketts
  • Birdsong by Julie Flett
  • It's a Round, Round World by Ellie Peterson
  • Nya's Long Walk by Linda Sue Park
  • Cate’s Magic Garden by Betsy Coffeen and Samatha Steiger Smith 

Panelists

Juliana Lauletta, Publisher, Boyds Mills & Kane

Alison Behnke, Executive Editor, Free Spirit Publishing

Megan Jones, Marketing Manager, Greystone Kids

Amanda Acevedo, Marketing Manager, School and Library, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

Deborah Sloan, Marketing Consultant, minedition

Betsy Coffeen, Author/Freelance Writer &Sam Smith, Author, Two Hoots Press

Moderator

Amy Martin, Community Relations Librarian, Oakland Public Library

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