NIU STEM Read presents Quarantine: The Summer Camp

Quarantine The Loners

by Lara Neel, Trade Marketing Manager

The STEM Read program at Northern Illinois University has created a “Quarantine: The Summer Camp,” program based on the popular young adult novel by Lex Thomas. This residential camp for students entering grades 9 through 12 will immerse students in a week of writing, science and games based on the world of this dystopian novel.

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Saying a Fond Farewell

Retirement Party

By Domenica Di Piazza, Editorial Director of Twenty-First Century Books

It’s hard to believe, but after twenty-seven years with Lerner Publishing Group, I am retired. My last day was Friday, March 29, 2019. The company had a wonderful sendoff for me, with cake and gifts and wonderful speeches. The photo above shows me with some of my amazing colleagues, with whom I’ve been privileged to work on so many TFCB books.

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Librarian Prep List for June

by Lara Neel, Trade Marketing Manager

June is celebrated as Pride Month by the LGBT community, and many Pride events occur on the last Sunday in June to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion in New York City on June 28, 1969.

To help you get ready for it, we’ve put together a list of books that include characters and nonfiction accounts of people along the LGBTQIA+ spectrum.

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Books For Africa

By Joni Sussman, Publisher, Kar-Ben Publishing

When Books For Africa (BFA) sponsored a trip to South Africa in honor of its 30th anniversary last January, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to see a part of the world I’d never visited. Read More