The Austin children's writing community will be having another good showing for 2012. Here are some of the highlights (and go here for my updated Austinites' Books 2011 post):
|IT JES' HAPPENED: WHEN BILL TRAYLOR STARTED TO DRAW, by Don Tate, ill. by R. Gregory Christie (Lee & Low, Spring 2012).
|I LIKE OLD CLOTHES, by Mary Ann Hoberman, ill. by Patrice Barton (Knopf, August 2012).|
|JUST AS GOOD: HOW LARRY DOBY CHANGED AMERICA'S GAME, by Chris Crowe, ill. by Mike Benny (Candlewick 2012).|
|THINK BIG, by Liz Garton Scanlon, ill. by Vanessa Newton (Bloomsbury, June 2012).|
A PIRATE'S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS, by Philip Yates, ill. by Sebastian Serra (Sterling, October 2012).
HOPE'S GIFT, by Kelly Starling, ill. by Don Tate (Putnam 2012).
|CHRONAL ENGINE, by Greg Leitich Smith, ill. by Blake Henry (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012).|
|THE SINISTER SWEETNESS OF SPLENDID ACADEMY, by Nikki Loftin (Razorbill 2012).|
|WE'VE GOT A JOB: THE 1963 BIRMINGHAM CHILDREN'S MARCH, by Cynthia Levinson (Peachtree, February 1, 2012).|
|RETURN TO THE WILLOWS, by Jacqueline Kelly, ill. by Clint G. Young (Henry Holt, November 2012).|
|LAUGH WITH THE MOON, by Shana Burg (Delacorte 2012).|
|D IS FOR DRAMA, by Jo Whittemore (Aladdin MIX, August 2012).|
|JACOB WONDERBAR FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSE, by Nathan Bransford, ill. by C.S. Jennings (Dial 2012).|
Katherine Catmull (Dutton, October 2013).
|DIABOLICAL, by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Candlewick, January 2012).|
|DEAR TEEN ME, ed. by Miranda Kenneally and E. Kristin Anderson (Zest Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012).|
|SOUL BOUND (BLOOD COVEN VAMPIRES #7), by Mari Mancusi (Berkley Trade, March 2012).|
BLOOD FOREVER (BLOOD COVEN VAMPIRES #8), by Mari Mancusi (Berkley Trade, September 2012).
|"Mooning over Broken Stars," by Cynthia Leitich Smith, in GIRL MEETS BOY, ed. by Kelly Milner Halls (Chronicle, January 2012).|