NEWS FOR 2017:
May: THE RAT PRINCE makes the ILA Children’s Choice List…and is given a star! Starred selections are the books that received the most reader votes.
From the ILA website: “Each year, 12,500 school children from different regions of the United States read newly published children’s and young adults’ trade books and vote for the ones they like the best.”
June: THE RAT PRINCE is nominated for the “Aslan” award in Children’s Fantasy Literature by the Mythopoeic Society
August: THE RAT PRINCE makes the BookRiot list of the 100 Best Middle Grade Fantasy Books of the Past 10 Years
Catch up with Bridget at the following (selected) events in 2017:
January 13: Cambridge, MA, Library Legislative Breakfast: “Your Community, Your Library”
February 16: World Read Aloud Day! Skype visits in New York, North Carolina, Ohio
March 9 – 11: Tennessee: Southeastern YA Festival
March 25: Westwood, MA: Author Panel, Westwood Library
April 21-23: Springfield, MA, NESCBWI Conference
April 29: Hingham, MA: Author Panel, Hingham Library
May 13: Framingham, MA: Meadowbrook School at Barnes & Noble, 3 p.m.
June 9th: Framingham, MA: Barnes & Noble Bookfair for Cameron Middle School, 7:00 p.m.
June: Author Panel at The Writers’ Loft, Sherborn, MA
July: nErDcampMI: “Playing with the Page! Book-tastic Games for Teachers, Librarians and Author Appearances” workshop with Brooks Benjamin and Ammi-Joan Paquette
August 8th: Check out Bridget’s interview on writing, career and literacy, with ILA’s Alina O’Donnell!
November 4, 2017, nErDcamp Long Island! Come join the un-conference and meet Bridget and many other authors!
November 18, 2017, St. Louis, MO: NCTE Annual Convention Panel: “Gender in Middle-Grade Literature” 4:30 – 5:45 p.m.
December 9, 2017: Holiday Book Bazaar, An Unlikely Story, Plainville, MA, 1-4 p.m. Come say hello and get a book personalized for a special reader on your holiday gift list!