Let's Talk Middle Grade (Books With Heart) Panel

Please join us on Zoom to celebrate the launch of Jessica Vitalis' new book, Coyote Queen, with a lively discussion about Middle Grade books with heart!

Featuring Jessica Vitalis, Chrystal Giles, and Pat Zietlow Miller.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required, so click HERE to register!

Pat Zietlow Miller has published 20 picture books and has more on the way. Her first book, Sophie's Squash, won the Golden Kite Award, an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor, and a Charlotte Zolotow Honor. Be Kind was on the New York Times bestseller list for 10 weeks, and In Our Garden was a Dolly Parton Imagination Library selection. Pat lives in Wisconsin. Find her at www.patzietlowmiller.com, on Twitter at @PatZMiller and on Instagram at @patzmill.

Chrystal D. Giles is a champion for diversity and representation in children’s literature. Chrystal made her debut with Take Back the Block, which received multiple starred reviews, was a Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, and an NPR Best Book. Her latest middle-grade novel, Not An Easy Winwhich has already received multiple starred reviews is available now. Chrystal lives outside Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband and son. Find her at https://www.chrystaldgiles.com/, on Twitter at creativelychrys, and on Instagram at @chrystaldgiles.

Jessica Vitalis is a Columbia MBA-wielding writer and presenter with Greenwillow/HarperCollins. Her work has been translated into three languages, and she was a 2021 Canada Council of the Arts grant recipient and featured on CBC’s Here and Now and CTV’s Your MorningThe Wolf’s Curse and a standalone companion novel, The Rabbit’s Gift (which received a School Library Journal starred review and was named a Canadian Children’s Book Center’s Best Book for Kids and Teens 2023), are out now with Greenwillow/HarperCollins. Her next book, Coyote Queen, arrives on 10/10/23 (and has already received a Kirkus starred review) and a novel in free verse will follow in the fall of 2024. Find her at www.jessicavitalis.com, on Twitter as @jessicavitalis, and on Instagram as @jessicavauthor. 


Event date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Coyote Queen By Jessica Vitalis Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063314405
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - October 10th, 2023

When I'm With You By Pat Zietlow Miller, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780316429153
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2022

Not an Easy Win By Chrystal D. Giles Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593175217
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 28th, 2023