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!

5 Star review by Readers’ Favorite for Sam & Sadie Super Sleuths, by Alva Sachs and illustrated by Patricia Krebs. Stacie Haas remarks, “It is an endearing story for young people with beautiful and bright illustrations that bring the story to life. Her depictions of Sam and Sadie are wonderful and fun.”

The Star Festival (Albert Whitman and Co., 2021) received an SLJ Starred Review 2021, an Honorary mention for the Freeman Book Award – NCTAsia 2021, and made the under-five 2022 Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of the Year List!

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