My Very Favorite Authors & Bloggers

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Dr. Gary D. Schmidt

Newbery Honor/Printz Honor

Wednesday Wars

Okay for Now

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

Orbiting Jupiter

Pay Attention, Carter Jones

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Elana K. Arnold

Printz Honor/Golden Kite Award

Red Hood

Damsel

What Girls Are Made Of

A Boy Called BAT

Far From Fair

An Ordinary Day

What Riley Wore

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Meg Medina

Newbery Honor/Pura Belpre Award

Merci Suarez Changes Gears

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

Burn Baby Burn

Tia Isa Wants a Car

Mango, Abuela, and Me

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Jason Reynolds

National Ambassador for

Young People's Literature

Newbery Medal

Coretta Scott King Award

Edgar Award/Walter Award

Schneider Family Book Award

Miles Morales: Spider Man

Long Way Down

Ghost

When I Was the Greatest

All American Boys

As Brave As You

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Jacqueline Briggs-Martin

Caldecott Award/Golden Kite Award

Snowflake Bentley

Chef Roy Choi

Bim, Bam, Bop... and Oona

Creek Finding

Banjo Granny

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Anne Ursu

Horace Mann Upstanders Award

National Book Award Longlist

McKnight Fellowship

for Children's Literature

3 Starred Reviews

The Lost Girl

The Real Boy

Breadcrumbs

Cronus Chronicles

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Brandy Colbert

Stonewall Book Award/Cybils Award

Publishers Weekly Flying Start

3 Starred Reviews

The Revolution of Birdie Randolph

Finding Yvonne

Little and Lion

Pointe

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Laura Ruby

National Book Award Finalist

Printz Medal

Numerous Starred Reviews

Thirteen Doorways,

Wolves Behind Them All

Bone Gap

York Series

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Gene Yang

Printz Award/National Book Award

Goodreads Choice Award

New Superman (DC Comics)

Avatar - The Last Air Bender

The Shadow Hero

American Born Chinese

Boxers & Saints

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Phyllis Root

Boston Globe Horn Book Award

Minnesota Book Award

John Borroughs Riverby Award

Northeast Minnesota Book Award

Big Momma Makes the World

The Lost Forest

Rattletrap Car

Plant a Pocket of Prairie

Paula Bunyan

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Coe Booth

Tyrell

Kendra

Bronxwood

Kinda Like Brothers

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Ron Koertge

American Library Association

Best Books for Young Adults

American Library Association

Best Sports Books for Youth

P.E.N. Best Books for Young Readers

Oscar Nomination for Faculty Poem: Negative Space

Coaltown Jesus

Stoner and Spaz

The Brimstone Journals

Vampire Planet

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Karuna Riazi

The Gauntlet

The Battle

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Swathi Avasthi

2011 International Reading

Association Award

2010 Cybils Award

New Mexico State Book Award

New Voices Pick

Split

Chasing Shadows

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Rob Scheer

Founder of Comfort Cases

TED Talk: Life in a Trash Bag

A Forever Family:

Fostering Change

One Family at a Time

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Holly Chamberlain

Blogger & Speaker

#TotallyEnough

#YouMatter

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Jessie Horney

Author - Speaker - Gatherer

#Parenting

#Family