Welcome to the Second Annual Operation Teen Book Drop, brought to teen patients in Children’s Hospitals all around the country by readergirlz, GuysLitWire, YALSA, and amazing publishers, including my own (Little, Brown Books!). The morning started with an interview on KING 5 News. Egads, I hate TV and radio interviews. Anchorwoman, Joyce Taylor, wanted to … Read More
Judging begins soon for the Find Beauty Challenge where one lucky winner will take home an iPod touch! Declaring a winner is going to be so tough when all these testimonials on true beauty are so incredibly touching! So get in there and rate your favorite videos at the North of Beautiful YouTube channel here … Read More
The readergirlz co-founders–Dia Calhoun, Lorie Ann Grover, and I–are off to TLA in Houston today for a whirlwind of presentations and dinners! If you’re planning on attending this conference, join us at our key events: Wednesday, 4/16:30-8:30 YART Dinner Thursday, 4/210:30 a.m. TT4L Discussion with Teens 2:00 p.m. readergirlz: making literacy hip and relevant for … Read More
How sweet is this? Readertotz, the little sister organization to readergirlz, included North of Beautiful as its older sib book pick. http://readertotz.blogspot.com/2009/03/for-older-sibling-north-of-beautiful.html Today I am just so darn thankful for people who champion literature in all its forms for the very youngest readers to those with creaky knees.
For more information contact: Sara Easterly, Publicist for readergirlz Sara Easterly & Friends firstname.lastname@example.org 206-632-8588 READING STIMULUS PLAN FOR HOSPITALIZED TEEN PATIENTSLAUNCHES JUST IN TIME FOR “SUPPORT TEEN LIT DAY” APRIL 16 Despite economic downturn, generous publishers have donatedthousands of young-adult books for readergirlz, Guys Lit Wire, and YALSAto deliver to teens in America’s top … Read More
Dear readergirlz, the time has come for a contest! Actually, five weeks of contests! Here’s the deal: each week from now until Support Teen Literature Day on April 16th, we’ll be awarding a package of books to one winner. To enter, you just comment at the readergirlz blog (comments on older posts count – a … Read More
Saw this over at the readergirlz blog and had to make my own. Thank you, Twitter followers! Get your twitter mosaic here. Today, I’m so thankful for the fun, little things that bring joy. Like Twitter Mosaic.
People are uploading their Find Beauty videos! It’s so exciting…and here’s one from the readergirlz divas: Awwww… I beg to differ. But what are you waiting for? Make your voice heard! Tell the world what True Beauty really means. You’ve got 90 seconds. And for every video that’s uploaded, I’m donating $10 (up to $1,000) … Read More
Am I the only one who loves to read an author’s acknowledgments–our version of credits, homage to everyone who touched our book? (Personally, I prefer to read the acknowledgments at the end of the book since it feels like a grace note–the thank you after sharing the work with the reader. I simply don’t get … Read More
readergirlz is two years old! Two years old! Two years since that fateful school visit in Chicago gave me the idea to start the club. Two years since Dia Calhoun, Lorie Ann Grover, and Janet Lee Carey agreed to co-found it…not knowing just how much work it would be to launch and run our community. … Read More