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Author Spotlight Feature

The ALSC Blog has been invited to participate in a “blog interview tour” next week. Interviews on blogs are inexpensive ways for librarians, teachers and students to access authors and illustrators. Jenny, Aimee, Diane and I discussed how/if participation would work for our association’s blog. We agreed that interviews with authors/illustrators who have had works selected by past ALSC committees would be a nice fit for future posts. We are pleased to announce that next week we will feature four different authors as a kick-off for an “Author Spotlight” on the ALSC Blog. Here’s the schedule: Monday: Kirby Larson, author of the 2007 Newbery Honor Book, Hattie Big Sky. Tuesday: Deborah Hopkinson, author of the 2005 ALSC Notable Children’s Book, Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains; the ALSC 2007…