Obamas & Twilight Impact Baby Names

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In two or three years, will we see lots of books with characters named Isabella and Jacob? It’s likely. Obama’s and Twilight’s Names are Popular: Barack and Malia The Social Security Administration tracks the most popular names and says that the changes this year bring Isabella and Jacob to the top. However, President Obama’s family […]

Obama is a Doodler

I am woefully behind in sharing some great posts with you! Here’s a ton of links to articles of interest. Dori Butler just interviewed me for KidLit Central about my experience of judging the SCBWI Works-In-Progress Grantl Meanwhile, check out this podcast: Carla McClafferty is featured on Book Bites for Kids, talking about her new […]