Live Stream: Magical Appalachian Stories in Kids Lit

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Join us for a magical panel discussion featuring middle grade authors Juliana Brandt, Cindy Baldwin, Daka Hermon, and Ash Van Otterloo. Click here to RSVP for this event. On the day of the event, we will send a reminder email with the link required to attend.

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Juliana Brandt is an author and kindergarten teacher with a passion for storytelling that guides her in both of her jobs. She lives in her childhood home of Minnesota, and her writing is heavily influenced by travels around the country and decade living in the South. When not working, she is usually exploring the great outdoors. Her debut novel, The Wolf of Cape Fen, was published in 2020, and her sophmore novel, A Wilder Magic, will publish May 2021.

Cindy Baldwin the author of the critically acclaimed novels Where the Watermelons Grow (an Oregon Spirit Book Award Honor, Indies Introduce title, and Indie Next selection), Beginners Welcome (a Whitney Award Finalist), and The Stars of Whistling Ridge (available 6/15). She lives just outside Portland, Oregon, with her husband and daughter.

Daka Hermon was born in Tennessee and spent her childhood huddled under a blanket with a flashlight, reading and writing fairy-tale and fantasy stories. She loves sweet tea, chocolate, cupcakes and collecting superhero toys and paraphernalia.

Ash Van Otterloo is the author of Cattywampus and A Touch of Ruckus. When they're not writing and freelance editing, they love gardening, hiking, exchanging playful banter, and collecting folklore stories. A longtime resident of the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, they now live in Washington with their spouse and four feral children.

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A Wilder Magic Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781728209647
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - May 4th, 2021

A Wilder Magic Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 7th, 2021

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Published: Scholastic Press - August 4th, 2020

Hide and Seeker Cover Image
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 23rd, 2021

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Published: Quill Tree Books - June 15th, 2021

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