SCBWI loves celebrating our members’ successes and noteworthy news, and there are many! Read on to find out who’s got something to shout about. Digital high-fives welcome in the comments!

Photograph “Danger Sign” by Sherry Shahan will appear in the Spring/Summer issue of December Magazine.

Owl’s Outstanding Donuts, by Robin Yardi, is listed on Bank Street College of Education’s Best Books of 2020 and is a nominee for the Great Stone Face Book Award, New Hampshire Library Association, for 2020-2021.

The Quiet You Carry, by Nikki Barthelmess, won the silver medal in the young adult fiction category of the Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Karen Gorback is pleased to share the new trailer for her picture book Nathan and Nana Cassandra Take the Lead, thanks to videographer Kim McDougall. In a post-pandemic universe, the world will need creative, compassionate problem solvers to help humanity heal and move forward. This book provides a story to begin talking to children about the concept of leadership.

Taylor Tyng has signed with The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency. Erin Clyburn will represent Taylor and his debut middle grade novel Clara Poole and the Accident That Started Everything.

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“Great News” original photo by Branden Harvey on Unsplash. Digitally manipulated by Sarah Parker-Lee.