Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Great News for Blue Rose Girls!

ALSC has announced its list of Notable Children’s Books for 2007.




ALIENS ARE COMING!
written & illustrated by
Meghan McCarthy


and





THE YEAR OF THE DOG
written & illustrated by
Grace Lin





are both included on the list for middle readers. Hooray! Hooray! Hooray!

Congratulations, Meghan and Grace!

But that’s not all! Alvina has reason to celebrate, too.
Two books she edited are notables:

THE YEAR OF THE DOG

and



HIPPO! NO, RHINO!
Written and illustrated by
Jeff Newman.



Congratulations, Alvina and Jeff!

I’d like to add that I am mighty proud to be a Blue Rose Girl!

Please excuse all the exclamation points. I’m an excited writer today!

8 comments:

alvina said...

Aw, thanks, Elaine!

Jeff said...

Thanks, Elaine, and congratulations Meghan and Grace! Way to go, guys.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Notables!!!!

What an impressive line up!

Katherine

Annie Donwerth Chikamatsu said...

Congratulations, all!

Gregory K. said...

Congrats, indeed! Quite exciting (and deserved, natch).

Erin said...

Congrats, everyone!

HipWriterMama said...

You have something to truly celebrate that others can also enjoy. Congrats!

gail said...

Congrats Blue Rose Girls!!!!

Just look at those great covers!