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Latinx Kidlit Book Festival

Latinx Kidlit Book Festival

The Latinx Kidlit Book Festival is around the corner: from December 4-5, 2020 on YouTube. The two-day festival is packed with an amazing schedule of kidlit authors, illustrators, and books.

Latinx Kidlit Book Festival

For a more in-depth look at what to expect, plan to check out our  #WeNeedDiverseMG series on November 23rd. We’re excited that our own contributor, Aixa Perez-Prado, is also a volunteer for the festival, and she will have the scoop on all the great stuff they’ve planned for us.

We Need Diverse MG

Artwork by Aixa Perz-Prado

Excellence in Science Books Awards

Middle Grade Science Book Awards

Congratulations to our own Jen Swanson, whose book SAVE THE CRASH TEST DUMMIES has made the longlist for the AAAS/Subaru 2021 Middle Grades Science Book Awards.

Middle Grade Science Book Awards

 

The Prize celebrates outstanding science writing and illustration for children and young adults and is meant to encourage the writing and publishing of high-quality science books for all ages.

Jen Swanson

Introducing New Series: We Need Diverse MG

We Need Diverse MG

From the Mixed-Up Files … of Middle-Grade Authors is excited to announce that starting October 21, we’re launching a new series:

WE NEED DIVERSE MG

We Need Diverse MG

Check out our series logo — designed by one of our newest contributors, Aixa Perez-Prado. Isn’t it amazing?

We Need Diverse MG will publish posts once a month and will be dedicated to celebrating, exploring issues, and promoting diversity in middle-grade books. We hope you will make our newest series appointment reading, and as always, we encourage you to reach out to us with questions, ideas, and comments: msfishby@fromthemixedupfiles.com