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Alumna with her own book publishing imprint

Christy Ottaviano, who received two master’s degree from Boston College’s Lynch School of Education, is a children’s book editor and publisher with her own imprint at Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, where she oversees the entire operation from identifying talent to editing … Continue reading

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Rescue and Jessica

In their new children’s picture book, Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship (Candlewick, 2018), authors Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes (a Boston College alumnus) share an inspiring story of a girl and her service dog. Rescue thought he’d grow up … Continue reading

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New book from Erin Dionne

Hester Greene, an 8th grader and budding filmmaker, stars in the new middle-grade novel by Boston College alumna Erin Dionne. In Lights, Camera, Disaster (Levine/Scholastic, 2018), readers meet Hess, whose executive function disorder (think extreme ADHD plus anxiety) makes life hard. But … Continue reading

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Put on your game face

Boston College alumna Brigitte Henry Cooper has written four titles for the Game Face series published by Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon/ABDO Publishing. Cooper’s books, which are geared for readers in elementary and middle school, feature a different girl and … Continue reading

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A monster at bedtime

Michelle Williams-King, a member of the Woods College of Advancing Studies’ Class of 2017, has published a children’s book inspired by her son who had trouble sleeping when he was younger. There’s No Such Thing as People, aimed at children ages 4-8, … Continue reading

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Jumbled Joy

Professional organizer Susan Bohenko, a Boston College alumna, has published her first book, Jumbled Joy. The children’s book is based on Bohenko’s daughter, Joy, and her messy room. The mess does not bother Joy until her favorite treasures becomes lost in the clutter … Continue reading

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Taking children around the world

Alumna Joan Curley has circumnavigated the globe twice and has lived in the US, Bermuda, Germany and Egypt. Her trips have inspired a series of children’s books, each based on places she has visited. Her newest title is Mary Lou and the Queen Mary 2. A … Continue reading

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