GUILD BOOKS AROUND THE WORLD
Mary Quattlebaum’s Pirate vs. Pirate is now out in French, and The Shine Man and Sparks Fly High now have Korean editions.
Uma Krishnaswami's chapter book Book Uncle and Me is on the shortlist for the Crossword Children’s Award in India.
Jacqueline Jules's Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off has been published in Hebrew in Israel.
And a bilingual (English/Spanish) version of Susan Stockdale's picture book Stripes of All Types has been published by Peachtree. This bilingual format has been selected as a Junior Library Guild book. Susan's picture book Bring On the Birds will be published by Working Title Press in Australia and New Zealand in 2014.
Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books by Karen Leggett Abouraya and Susan L. Roth has been published in Arabic by the library at the center of the story, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in Alexandria, Egypt. There will be a reading in Arabic by Karen's husband Tharwat Abouraya at the Library of Congress' Young Readers Center at 10:30 on April 9.