June 20, 2018

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A Tomie dePaola Title and Myriad Animals on Holiday House Fall List | Publishers Preview

Upcoming titles star book-loving dogs, cats, and other creatures; diPaola returns to Holiday House after a 20-year hiatus publishing elsewhere.

‘Inside the Artists Studio’: Tomie dePaola

Author and illustrator Tomie dePaola’s exuberance and unrestrained creativity were evident this week as he joined Pratt Institute for an evening modeled after Inside the Actors Studio to discuss with moderator Pat Cummings his artistic process, his childhood, and his most notable works.

News Bites: Win Big with Verizon’s App Challenge

Verizon’s App Challenge is designed to increase student interest in STEM while offering a project-based experience that develops teamwork among students. Groups of 5-10 students are encouraged to develop an app that addresses a need or problem in their school or community.