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Charlesbridge Children's Books Blog — immigrant students

I’M NEW HERE Takes Off with Great Gusto!
by Julie Bliven, Associate Editor

Posted by Stephanie Pessolano on

When a picture book is published and finally makes its way into the hands of readers, this marks the end of a long journey of editing, rewrites, illustrating, designing, and discussion. It’s also the beginning of sales, publicity, promotions, and CELEBRATION. Author/illustrator Anne Sibley O’Brien’s latest picture book I’m New Here (ages 5–8) officially pubbed on August 4, 2015, and was celebrated last week at the Portland Public Library. The event included a reading from the author, the premiere of a student-driven video, an interactive photo stand, and so much more. That same day launched National Welcoming Week across the...

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