A CURSE DARK AS GOLD by Heartlander Elizabeth C. Bunce is on YALSA’s 2016 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults list! Congratulations, Elizabeth!
Congratulations to Heartlander Tessa Elwood – her debut YA novel, INHERIT THE STARS (Running Press Kids), is on the Winter Indie Next list! http://www.bookweb.org/news/winter-2015%E2%80%932016-kids%E2%80%99-indie-next-list-preview
Hearty congratulations to Heartlander Barb Stuber for winning the 2015 American Association of University Women’s Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award for her novel GIRL IN REVERSE!
Congratulations to HWKT author Lisha Cauthen! Lisha is the winner of the 2015 SCBWI Missouri YA Mentorship with author Jennifer Brown.
Happy to share that Barb Stuber’s Girl in Reverse is an NPR Best Book of 2014! Congratulations, Barb! Here’s the link: http://apps.npr.org/best-books-2014/
Congratulations to HWKT’s Tessa Elwood! Here’s the scoop from Publishers Weekly: Running Press Gets ‘Hungry’ With Elwood Tessa Elwood sold Hunger, Heart, Fuel, Nation to Lisa Cheng at Running Press. Cheng took world rights, in a two-book deal, to the YA novel from Victoria Marini at Gelfman Schneider. Marini said the novel is a “space Regency,” calling it “Game of Thrones in space.” In the novel, a girl takes her sister’s place “in an arranged political marriage between two intergalactic royal houses.” Marini added that the stakes are…
Congratulations to Barbara Stuber! Barb‘s GIRL IN REVERSE was just released by Margaret K. McElderry Books. When Lily was three, her mother put her up for adoption, then disappeared without a trace. Or so Lily was told. Lily grew up in her new family and tried to forget her past. But with the Korean War raging and fear of “commies” everywhere, Lily’s Asian heritage makes her a target. She is sick of the racism she faces, a fact her…
Laura enjoys working in a small-town public library where she shuffles books and leads reading and writing programs for adults and teens. She’s an active member of HWKT and both the Missouri and Kansas chapters of SCBWI. Laura writes for young adults. Website: http://www.lsmoore.com
On June 17, Kansas City welcomed hobo Iris Baldwin with open arms. Debut novelist Barbara Stuber celebrated the release of her young adult novel Crossing The Tracks (Margaret K. McElderry, 2010). Many congratulations and best wishes for Barb and Iris!
Join us to celebrate with Heartlander Barbara Stuber and the release of her YA debut Crossing the Tracks. Kirkus gave it a starred review, saying “Stuber’s tender, evocative style aptly portrays both the evil and the good while remaining emotionally true.” Launch Party Thursday, June 17 6pm – 8pm 1025 W.8th Street Kansas City, MO Watch the CROSSING THE TRACKS trailer