Speaker Series Registration


Please Note: Speaker Series programming will be held virtually, via Zoom, for part of the 2021-2022 year.

This program is free to attend, and all guests are welcome. Registration is required. After registering you will receive a confirmation email, with information about how to access the meeting.

By registering to participate in a Guild-sponsored event, members and guests consent to abide by the Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC, Code of Conduct/Anti-Harassment Policy. Read the Code here.

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Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Shang

March 24, 2022

7 PM

Zoom Program

Annual business meeting for members only

Register below.

The Guild’s March meeting will be on Zoom at 7 pm (not 1 pm!) on Thursday March 24, 2022. Our speakers will be Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Shang, who have collaborated on novels including THIS IS JUST A TEST, a Sydney Taylor Honor winner, and NOT YOUR ALL-AMERICAN GIRL, a Junior Library Guild selection. They will discuss the inspiration for their books and what makes for a successful artistic collaboration. Madelyn is the author of more than a dozen books for kids of all ages; recent work includes CYCLOPS OF CENTRAL PARK, an Ezra Jack Keats Award Honoree, and ONE SMALL HOP. Wendy’s books include THE GREAT WALL OF LUCY WU, an Asian/Pacific American Library Award for Literature recipient, and the 2022 American Girl of the Year books, CORINNE and CORINNE TO THE RESCUE.

This is our annual business meeting, so it is members-only. Hope you can all make it! Please register for this meeting as usual and if you have not received the Zoom link by the morning of 3/24/22, please email Ann McCallum Staats. She’s our awesome new registrar and is trying to fix any and all bugs in our registration system – thanks, Ann!

Each month the Children’s Book Guild selects a community organization for members to support through donations. Your generous contributions make a difference - thank you!

The charity for the March event is Voices of Children.  The Ukrainian  Charitable Foundation Voices of Children helps provide psychological and psychosocial support to children affected by the armed conflict.  Voices of Children's efforts of support for kids include art therapy, video storytelling, providing mobile psychologists and even individual help for families.  Learn more at  https://voices.org.ua/en/


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