Category: awards

Pitfalls and Unexpected Benefits of the Epistolary Form

Welcome to June and our new mentor: Alice Walker!!!! Alice Walker, Miami Bookfair International, 1989 Alice Walker, as you may or may not know, is the Pulitzer Prize winner author of The Color Purple(you may’ve seen the Oscar nominated movie starring Oprah Winfrey and… Continue Reading “Pitfalls and Unexpected Benefits of the Epistolary Form”

Winning the Newbery Medal: What Does it Take?

Newbery Medal winners are generally destined for a long shelf life, heaps of attention from libraries, teachers, and parents, and are often deserving of the lauds and acclaims. What does it take to write a Newbery Medal winner? Well, you can take a peek… Continue Reading “Winning the Newbery Medal: What Does it Take?”

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