Celebrating Contemporary Native Americans in Children's Books
IBBY Conference - Author Linda Boyden
FORT WORTH, TX, October 15, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Author Linda Boyden, 'Boy and Poi Poi Puppy - A Tale of Puppy Love' (Progressive Rising Phoenix Press) will present with Nancy Bo Flood at the IBBY conference in St. Louis. Panel topic - Contemporary Native Americans in Children's Books.
The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) is a non-profit organization which represents an international network of people from all over the world who are committed to bringing books and children together. They promote international understanding through children's books, give children everywhere the opportunity to have access to books with high literary and artistic standards, encourage the publication and distribution of quality children's books, especially in developing countries and provide support and training for those involved with children and children's literature.
Boyden is an author, storyteller, illustrator & poet. Works include: "The Blue Roses" from Lee & Low Books 2002, winner New Voices Award, Paterson Prize and Wordcraft Circle's Book of the Year, 2003
"Powwow's Coming" from the University of New Mexico Press, 2007, which is included on Reading Is Fundamental's 2011 Multicultural Book List! http://www.rif.org/us/2011-multicultural-booklist.htm?mid=5459710
"Giveaways, An ABC Book of Loanwords from the Americas", written & illustrated by Linda Boyden (University of New Mexico Press), 2010 - "Giveaways", winner of three Finalist awards from the 2011 International Book Awards, two Finalist Awards from the 2011New Mexico Book Awards and included in 2012 California Collections form the CA. Reading Association, and "Boy and Poi Poi Puppy" from Progressive Rising Phoenix Press. (2013).
Progressive Rising Phoenix Press is an innovative publisher founded by authors. We believe a network of authors working together is more effective than working alone. Our mission is to succeed through innovative cross-promotion, creative marketing and original content.
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