The Weekly 411 (12/20/19)

© Alleanna Harris
Dec. 20, 2019 vol. 50

The Weekly 411 gathers all the links added to Kidlit411 each week. To receive this post by email, sign up for our email updates. Are you on Facebook? Join our Kidlit411 group for conversations & camaraderie. This week's illustration is by Alleanna Harris.


ILLUSTRATOR SPOTLIGHT


We are pleased to feature author-illustrator Alleanna Harris and her new picture book, MAKING THEIR VOICES HEARD: THE INSPIRING STORY OF ELLA FITZGERALD AND Marilyn Monroe, by Vivian Kirkfield (Little Bee Books, Jan. 28, 2020).
Enter to win a copy!


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July 9-12 The First Biennial Interdisciplinary Symposium hosted by the Graduate Programs in Children’s Literature at Hollins University  This interdisciplinary symposium invites papers that theorize and seek solutions to marginalization and the paradox of adult “Others” producing literature and culture for children. We seek submissions from publishing practitioners and scholars in any discipline and from any ethnic, gender, or abled identity. The organizers expect that an edited collection of essays will emerge from the symposium. Proposals of 500 words or less due by Feb. 14, 2020.



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