SCBWI Inside Story

It’s the “inside story” from local authors who are Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators members. Our author guests today include Aaron Reynolds (Carnivores), Gina Bellisario (12 Days of Christmas in Illinois), Esther Hershenhorn (Txting Mama Txting Baby), Kevin Luthardt (When Edgar Met Cecil), Demitria Lunetta (In the After), Marlene Targ Brill (The Underground Railroad Adventure of Allen Jay), and Lisa Jenn Bigelow (Starting From Here). Hear the success stories of these published writers.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville

Event date: 
Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville
123 W Jefferson Ave
60540 Naperville
Carnivores Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780811866903
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - August 20th, 2013

The lion is king of the jungle
The great white shark is sovereign of the seas
The timber wolf is emperor of the forests

The Twelve Days of Christmas in Illinois Cover Image
By Gina Bellisario, Jeffrey Ebbeler (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781402797330
Availability: Special Order
Published: Sterling - October 2nd, 2012

From sparkling boats on Lake Michigan to giant roadside statues along Route 66, Illinois has it all--and Mia's going to see everything the Prairie State has to offer when she visits her favorite cousin for Christmas. Along the way, she gets some great state gifts, including a chirpy red cardinal named Ruby, some spooky ghosts, and a whole gang of sock monkeys--invented in Illinois!

Txtng Mama Txtng Baby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781585368877
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - August 6th, 2013

Without a sliver of doubt, language and literacy are to be revered by book lovers both young and old. But alas, the technology age is firmly upon us all--both young and old. Nearly 85% of American adults own cell phones and most of them send and receive text messages.

When Edgar Met Cecil Cover Image
By Kevin Luthardt, Kevin Luthardt (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781561457069
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Published: Peachtree Publishers - September 2013

In the After Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062105455
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Published: Harper Teen - June 25th, 2013

In debut author Demitria Lunetta's heart-pounding thriller, one girl must fight for her survival in a world overrun by violent, deadly creatures. Perfect for fans of New York Times bestsellers like The 5th Wave and Across the Universe.

The Underground Railroad Adventure of Allen Jay, Antislavery Activist Cover Image
By Marlene Targ Brill, Ted Hammond (Illustrator), Richard Pimentel Carbajal (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780761378068
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Published: Graphic Universe - August 2011

Allen Jay's family farm is a stop on the Underground Railroad. Allen's parents give food and shelter to slaves escaping from the South. One day in 1842, Allen's father asks him to help a runaway slave. Is Allen brave enough? This exciting true story takes you along as Allen meets Henry James, an African American man struggling to find freedom.

Starting from Here Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761462330
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Published: Amazon Childrens Publishing - August 7th, 2012

Sixteen-year-old Colby Bingham's heart has been broken too many times. Her mother has been dead for almost two years, her truck driver father is always away, her almost girlfriend just dumped her for a guy, and now she's failing chemistry.

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