"A moving portrayal of empathy and innovation in action," Tanya Lee Stone's newest picture book, The House that Jane Built, illustrated by Kathryn Brown received a starred review from Publishers Weekly.
Thrilled that Courage Has No Color Won the 2014 NAACP Image Award!
Tanya Lee Stone has THREE more picture books in the works, all to be published with Henry Holt/Christy Ottaviano Books. First Up: Don't Collect $200 (the true story of who invented Monopoly), The Countess & The Computer, and Remembering Rosalind.
Tanya Lee Stone is now writing a YA adaptation of the GIRL RISING film for Wendy Lamb Books/Random House. Out in 2016, the YA book will expand on the content from the film, which is about why there are 65 million girls around the world not being educated, and how changing that reality can change the world we live in.
Pennsylvania has chosen Courage Has No Color as one of their 12 titles for the Keystone to Reading Book Award List.
The ALA just came out with their annual tabulation of the Top Ten Books that have received the most challenges and banning attempts for the year 2013. To my shock, my YA novel, A BAD BOY CAN BE GOOD FOR A GIRL, was #6!
The Maine Chicadee Book Award chooses 10 books that all the kids will read and then vote on their favorite next spring. One of those 10 books is my Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors? So happy the Maine kiddos will be reading about Elizabeth Blackwell and hope to visit some of their schools!
This week Courage Has No Color took home the win for the NAACP's Image Award for Outstanding Literature for Youth/Teens!
Courage Has No Color has been named a NAACP Image Award Nominee in Literature!
Courage Has No Color has been named to the 2013 Booklist Editor's Choice List!