Book Giveaway – HILDIE BITTERPICKLES NEEDS HER SLEEP

Please stop by Kathy Temean’s AWESOME blog for a chance to win a copy of Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep and learn more about Hildie Bitterpickles in her exclusive interview with The Daily Witch.

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Author of THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE:A Wilcox and Griswold Mystery, Robin Newman has agreed to do a book giveaway for her second book, HILDIE BITTERPICKLES NEEDS HER SLEEP that came out earlier this year.

All you have to do to get in the running is to leave a comment. Reblog, tweet, or talk about it on facebook with a link and you will get additional chances to win. Just let me know the other things you did to share the good news, so I can put in the right amount of tickets in my basket for you. Please make sure you check back on August 10th to discover the winner. Make sure I’m able to find your contact information, in case your name is drawn.

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International Literacy Association Conference & Exhibits #ILA16

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Gray skies couldn’t dampen the excitement at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, where educators, librarians, writers, illustrators, editors, and publishers came out in droves to support and promote worldwide literacy.

Here are a few photographic highlights:

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Creston Book authors and illustrators are in the house! 

Me, JoAnn Adinolfi, and Darlene Beck-Jacobson

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JoAnn Adinolfi and Darlene Beck-Jacobson

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JoAnn Adinolfi, me, Darlene Beck-Jacobson, and John Schumacher, a/k/a the great Mr. Schu, Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic

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Josh Funk 

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Peter Reynolds 

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And a trip to Boston wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Robert McCloskey’s wonderful ducklings at the Boston Public Garden.

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If you’re interested in getting involved with the fight to advance literacy, please visit ILA’s website by clicking here.

“The ability to read, write, and communicate connects people to one another and empowers them to achieve things they never thought possible. Communication and connection are the basis of who we are and how we live together and interact with the world.”

Source: ILA website