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Edgar and Allan Poe Honored

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Thanks to the Bank Street School of Education for honoring Edgar and Allan Poe for the second year in a row, this time by selecting “Once Upon a Midnight Eerie” as one of the best children’s books of the year! http://www.bankstreet.edu/center-childrens-literature/childrens-book-committee/best-books-year/2015-edition/

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The Tell-Tale Start Nominated for Reader’s Choice Award

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The Tell-Tale Start has been nominated for the Great Stone Face Book Award by the Children’s Librarians of New Hampshire. The award is chosen by a statewide poll of 4th – 6th grade readers. Many thanks to the nominating committee! http://chilis.nhlibrarians.org/gsf/

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McAlpine Introduces Educators to Edgar & Allan

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What a great evening at Mrs. Nelson’s Book Fair Company Educator’s Night…so many good people gathered who are dedicated to kids and reading. These teachers and librarians are inspirational!

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Hammett Unwritten To Find New Readers in France

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Hammett Unwritten has sold to a distinguished French publisher for release in 2015. Among other English language authors in the Rivages noir series is James Lee Burke, Donald Westlake, and Eric Ambler. The translation is under way! Parlez vous Francais?

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Hammett Unwritten Making Waves

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An exciting new recommendation fo my adult literary mystery Hammett Unwritten from one of the most important voices in the history of the genre: “This spectacularly original novel tells the true story behind The Maltese Falcon with Hammett himself as the detective at the heart of the search for the Black Bird.  Hammett Unwritten is…

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