The Weekly 411 (3/23/18)

© Valeria Wicker

Mar. 23, 2018, vol. 12

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Today we are excited to feature prolific picture book and MG author Dee Leone! Be sure to enter the Rafflecopter to win a copy of her new PB, NATURE'S LULLABY FILLS THE NIGHT, illustrated by Bali Engel (Sterling Feb. 2018).

We're also pleased to feature our March YA Author Spotlight on these debut authors:

  • Amy Trueblood, NOTHING BUT THE SKY (Flux, Mar. 27, 2018)
  • Julia RubinBURRO HILLS (Diversion Books, Mar. 20, 2018)
  • Ingrid Palmer, ALL OUT OF PRETTY (Creston Books, April 2018)
  • Farrah Penn, TWELVE STEPS TO NORMAL (Little Brown/Jimmy Patterson, Mar. 13, 2018)

Enter to win all four of these books!

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