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12 X 12 January 2020 Good News!

12 x 12 January 2020 Good News!

This is a VERY special edition of the Good News! The American Library Association (ALA) announced their annual awards and TWO, count ’em, TWO 12 x 12 members were among the honored books!

2020 Caldecott Honor Book – DOUBLE BASS BLUES illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez and written by 12 x 12 member Andrea J. Loney! 

Andrea Loney Caldecott Honor Book Double Bass Blues

DOUBLE BASS BLUES was Andrea’s March 2015 draft for 12 x 12!

2020 Asian/Pacific American Award – Picture Book – THE QUEEN OF PHYSICS: HOW WU CHIEN SHIUNG HELPED UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF THE ATOM written by 12 x 12 Teresa Robeson and illustrated by Rebecca Huang.

Teresa Robeson Asian Pacific Award Queen of Physics

Teresa is a long-time member of 12 x 12 and an elf in our forum. She revised THE QUEEN OF PHYSICS with the help of her 12 x 12 critique group!

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We’ll return to our regular Good News post in February. Be sure you submit your good news by February 1st to be included in the February Good News post. The Good News form can be found in the Important Announcements section of the forum.

Congrats again to Teresa and Andrea!







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  1. Andrea and Teresa, congratulations on these two beautiful books that will make their way into my elementary school library. And Andrea, I cringed at the mispronunciation of ‘bass’ at the awards.

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