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State High alum and former Schlow employee Rebecca Roan will be returning to Schlow on March 24 for a launch party for her debut picture book Dragons Get Colds Too. Rebecca took some time to be a guest on our podcast, where she talked about her days at Schlow and her book!

Schlow Library Podcast

Episode 30: A Conversation with Children's Book Author Rebecca Roan


Picture Books


2 Happy Teachers


Mom Reads It





"Avenue A Books will launch in mid-May with a line of graphic novels designed to help readers ages five to 14 develop social and emotional learning skills. The inaugural titles are aimed at both the educational and trade markets. . . . First out of the gate are Ready for Read Aloud (May) by Jenny Rose, illus. by Lisa M. Griffin, featuring a second grader who is working up the courage to read her favorite book during read-aoud time at school, and Charlie and the Octopus (June) by Rebecca Roan, illus. by Larissa Marantz, in which Charlie discovers that an octopus has followed him home from the aquarium. Six more titles are slated for release by the end of the year, and Avenue A has a plan to publish eight to 10 titles annually."

New Imprint for Social-Emotional Learning

Article in Publishers Weekly

State High, Penn State Alumna to Hold Launch Party for New Children's Book at Schlow


State High and Penn State alumna Rebecca Roan return to State College on Sunday to hold a launch party for her debut picture book, Dragons Get Colds Too . . .

Rights Report:

Week of March 21, 2016

Article in Publishers Weekly

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