The Answer Sheet: james blasingame

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/27/2010

Newbery winner: How author was discovered

By James Blasingame. When good things happen to good people, it renews my faith in the universe, and when good things happen to two people, doubly so! The newest winner of the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents Ted Hipple Award, Wendy Lamb, is definitely a deserving soul. Wendy is one of those people who lights up a room when she enters, but she is also someone who has been lighting up young readers’ minds for years, including eight years with her own imprint at Random House, Wendy Lamb Books. One of the books published by the imprint just won the prestigious Newbery Medal. How did Wendy Lamb find the author Rebecca Stead?

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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