Dare To Dream…Change the World Writing Contest launched

Tweet As part of the ALA Midwinter Meeting anthologist and poet Jill Corcoran, in partnership with Kane/Miller and EDC Publishing, launched the Dare to Dream…Change the World writing competition for students grade three – eight.  Grand prize is $1500 in books for the winning student’s favorite library.  Top 30 entries will be featured in a Dare to Dream e-book.  Learn …

Kirkus Reviews comments on “A Voice for Kanzas” by Debra McArthur

Tweet “Authenticity supported by her previous juvenile nonfiction works, McArthur has created a believable and fast-paced tale of life in the Kansas Territory.” – Kirkus Reviews (February 15, 2012) Author: Debra McArthur Ages: 11 and up 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 384 pgs (H) $15.99 Kansas Territory in 1855 is a difficult place to settle, particularly for a 13-year-old poet …

Conspiracy 365 featured on Publisher’s Weekly cover

Tweet Once again EDC Publishing is featured on the cover of Publisher’s Weekly with the page turning, suspense driven adventure series for YA readers, Conspiracy 365 from Kane/Miller Books! Don’t have yours yet? Order online at www.FindTheDuck.com.  Book 13 in the series, Revenge, is coming spring 2012! See the article here: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/print/20111114.html  

When Molly Was a Harvey Girl-Notable Soc. St. Trade Book, now 30% off

Tweet The National Council for the Social  Studies included When Molly Was a Harvey Girl, by Frances M. Wood, on it’s list of Notable Social Studies Trade Books for 2011. • Ages: 10-14 • Pages: 234 • Lexile Level: 680 On Sale in September for $11.19 (reg. 15.99) Synopsis: When Molly’s father dies, it’s up to her nineteen-year-old sister Colleen …

This is the Tree featured on ChoiceLiteracy.com

Tweet Start school with rhythm. While This Is the Tree provides interesting facts about the African Baobab tree and engenders further curiosity about the African Savannah, its poetic structures lend themselves to frames for student writing. Read the review and more on how to use this book as a writing lesson tool at: http://www.choiceliteracy.com/public/1624.cfm