The Weekly 411 (8/23/19)

© Cassandra Federman

August 23, 2019 vol. 33

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 Cassandra Federman.


Bid on agent and author critiques at We Need Diverse Books' summer auction


Today we are excited to feature author-illustrator Cassandra Federman and her debut picture book, THIS IS A SEA COW (Albert Whitman Publishing, September 2019). Enter to in a copy!

We are also excited to feature author Abigail Rayner and her debut picture book,  I AM A THIEF! illustrated by Molly Ruttan, NorthSouth Books (September 3, 2019). Enter to win a copy!

Picture Books

For Writers


Las Musas - collective of women & non-binary (identifying on the female spectrum) Latinx MG & YA authors  

Inspirational Things

Throw Away your Writing To Do Lists 

How to Get Story Ideas: 17 Useful Methods (2019)

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  1. Such fun books and wonderful links. Thanks so much for all you do, Sylvia and Elaine!


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