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Win ALA Award-Winning Audiobooks

The Scandalous Sisterhood Of Prickwillow Place

Our sponsor this week is Listening Library, which brought a host of awards back from ALA, including an Odyssey Award for The Scandalous Sisterhood Of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry, narrated by Jayne Entwistle. You can enter to win a copy for your school or library, along with three other ALA award-winning audiobooks.

Graphic Novel Reviews

Unshelved Book Club

This week's Unshelved Book Club features graphic novels about a boy growing up in a graveyard, an award-winning caligrapher, a chef who uses magic to undo her mistakes, mutts, an amusement park run by monsters, dog butts, Uncle Scrooge, and tiny beings trying to figure out to live in and around a little girl's corpse.

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Book Reviews

Unshelved Book Club

This week's Unshelved Book Club features books about a teenager who finds out the world didn't end, quarterbacks, a young woman who has to help souls pass into the afterlife (and the young woman who wrote her story), a boy who can turn into bigfoot, Death's daughter (who is on the run from her father), Sherlock Holmes, two brave kids from Pakistan, and D-Day.

Georgia On Our Minds


Gene and I are excited to add Georgia to the long list of states at which we're speaking (there aren't many left who haven't invited us to speak - we're looking at you, Hawaii). We'll be delivering a keynote at the Georgia Library Association on October 8th in Athens and we're looking forward to seeing you there!

Putting on a conference or staff event this year? It's not too late to hire us to speak. Check out our talks & appearances page for more information and contact info.

And of course you can hire me to speak to your library's patrons about my career in cartooning, if my family's roadtrip is heading to your area.

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Jack Gantos was grounded for most of the summer of 1962, but he managed to have adventures and get in more trouble.

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Our next appearances

Mar 27-29 Seattle, WA
Emerald City Comic Con
Booth (Gene & Jana)

Apr 12 Austin, TX
Austin Public Library
2pm Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Apr 14-17 Austin, TX
Texas Library Association conference
Booth 2152 (Gene & Bill)

Apr 18 DeSoto, TX
Best Southwest Book Festival
2:30 Cartooning in the Digital Age (Bill)

Apr 24 Omaha, NE
Omaha Public Library staff
Talk (Gene & Bill)

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