Saturday, January 31, 2015

Upcoming Event: Book Launch and Public Book Signing in Decatur, GA, Friday March 13, 2015

The 2014 Launch Authors

This year, we're opening the doors to the public at our Southern Breeze Book Launch Party. Please join us Friday evening from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at the Decatur Library to celebrate recently published books by our PAL (Published and Listed) members. It's a wonderful way to meet some of the region's local writers and see what's new in children's literature.

Some of the author's launching new books:

Robyn Hood Black
Nancy Day: Way Down Below Deep
Connie Fleming: Finder's Magic
SJ Johannes
Kami Kinard
Jo Kittinger
Michelle Nelson-Schmidt: Dog and Mouse
Kritsa Russell
Jodi Wheeler-Toppin
Tanya Valentine

Some of the authors who'll be signing books:
Kelly Bingham
Janice Hardy
Heather Montgomery
Pasti Trollinger

Friday, 5:00 PM to 8:30
Location: Ground Floor Lobby.

*Lots more authors to come so check back!

Friday, January 30, 2015

Upcoming Event: Reception at the Georgia Children's Book Awards Conference in Athens Georgia, March 6

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A RECEPTION WITH SCBWI AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS, including special guest Susan Nees, author and illustrator of the Missy’s Super Duper Royal Deluxe chapter book series for emerging readers, published by Scholastic Press. Enter to win fabulous door prizes, including signed books by Jane Yolen, Kwame Alexander, Jon Scieszka, James Dashner, Laura Vaccaro Seeger, and more. Cash bar (wine and beer), and light hors d’oeuvres.

WHERE: Magnolia Ballroom, UGA Hotel and Conference Center
              at The Georgia Center
              1197 S. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30602
WHEN:   Friday, March 6th, 5:00-6:30 p.m.


Nancy Cadle Craddock, Winsley Walker and Other Flying Objects; Faye Gibbons, Halley; Babs Bell Hajdusiewicz, Babsy B Board Book Series; Janice Hardy, The Healing Wars Trilogy; S. R. Johannes, Untraceable; Vicky Alvear Shecter, Curses and Smoke: A Novel of Pompeii; Diane Z. Shore, This is The Game; Kevin A Springer, Extraordinary Sam; Jodi Wheeler-Toppen, Edible Science: Experiments You Can Eat, National Geographic Kids.