Tag Archives: Carolyn Yoder

New Book Announcement! Ethel Rosenberg: A Life in Poems by Barbara Krasner

This appeared yesterday in Publishers Marketplace: April 29, 2021 – ETHEL ROSENBERG, by Barbara Krasner Children’s: Young Adult Fiction Barbara Krasner’s ETHEL ROSENBERG: A LIFE IN POEMS, highlighting the life of Ethel Rosenberg, to Carolyn Yoder at Calkins Creek, for publication in fall 2022, … Continue reading

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Two-in-One-Notebook-Special | Schools of Hope Author Norman H. Finkelstein and Editor Carolyn P. Yoder

Today The Whole Megillah poses questions to author Norman H. Finkelstein and Calkins Creek editor Carolyn P. Yoder about their new book, Schools of Hope. The Whole Megillah (TWM): Thanks, Norman and Carolyn, for participating in today’s interviews. Norman, let’s start … Continue reading

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Attention Biography and Aspiring Biography Writers!

Highlights Foundations is sponsoring a workshop all about writing biographies with an outstanding faculty. Candy Fleming, with whom I’ve taken workshops at Highlights, has written several award-winning biographies. Carolyn Yoder, editor of Calkins Creek, the American history imprint of Boyds … Continue reading

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Announcing New Nonfiction Workshop at Highlights Foundation

Dear The Whole Megillah readers: As many of you know, I am an avid fan of nonfiction for kids. If nonfiction’s your thing, please consider signing up for this first-of-its-kind workshop with a stellar faculty line-up — and I’ll get … Continue reading

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Two-in-One Notebook Special | Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg by Shelley Sommer

Want to know more about writing and publishing biography for young readers? The Whole Megillah caught up with Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg author Shelley Sommer and Calkins Creek editor Carolyn Yoder to find out more. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What prompted … Continue reading

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Ideas Can Come from Anywhere–Even Jane Yolen

The first-ever Highlights Foundation workshop for writers of Jewish-themed children’s books took place at the founders’ home in Boyds Mills, PA from May 23-25. Throughout the following weeks, I’ll be sharing some highlights (no pun intended) of what the speakers … Continue reading

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