Congratulations, Traci Sorell!

Congratulations, Traci Sorell!

Karen Boss at Charlesbridge has acquired world rights to We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by debut author, Traci Sorell, an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation. The picture book features the universal spirit of gratitude as experienced through modern Cherokee culture across the four seasons. Frané Lessac will illustrate; publication is set for fall 2018. The author represented herself, and Marcia Wernick at Wernick & Pratt represented the artist.

More accolades for Jennifer Brown and HATE LIST!

More accolades for Jennifer Brown and HATE LIST!

Congratulations to Heartlander Jennifer Brown! Her young adult novel, HATE LIST (Little Brown, 2009), is a final nominee for the 2011-2012 Gateway Award, given by the Missouri Association of School Libraries. The winner of the annual Gateway Readers Award is selected by students in grades nine through twelve. Her latest novel, BITTER END, was released this past May from Little Brown.

Congratulations to Bridget Heos!

Congratulations to Bridget Heos!

Congratulations to Bridget Heos for her new picture book, QUEEN DOG! Queen Dog has ruled her castle with grace and majesty since she was a pup. Her people adore her. They provide her with delicious meals and shower her with attention. Lately, though, they have been a bit distracted and service has started to slip. Queen Dog tries her best to make do–but then a stranger moves into the castle! Who is this tiny newcomer commanding all the attention? A servant, or…

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Congratulations to Alastair Heim!

Congratulations to Alastair Heim!

 Heartlander Alastair Heim’s first picture book called LOVE YOU, TOO (Little Bee Books) was released on December 6th of this year. The story was illustrated by Alisa Coburn and features two pigs, a dad and his daughter, finishing each other’s sentences as they move throughout their day.   Here’s the link on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Love-You-Too-Alastair-Heim/dp/1499801742/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1482936515&sr=1-1   ALSO, Shelf Awareness (Book Review Site) gave Love You, Too a starred review! It’s on the front page of their site, third book that comes…

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Congratulations to Bridget Heos!

Congratulations to Bridget Heos!

Read the SLJ starred review of Heartlander Bridget Heos’s new book BLOOD, BULLETS, AND BONES: http://www.slj.com/2016/10/reviews/books/blood-bullets-and-bones-the-story-of-forensic-science-from-sherlock-holmes-to-dna-by-bridget-heos-slj-review/#_ Congratulations, Bridget!