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Greg Howard: Messages of Hope
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Greg Howard: Messages of Hope

by Elle Cohen

As a gay person growing up in rural South Carolina, Greg Howard felt isolated, especially after the death of his mother. As an author, Greg draws on his own childhood to write stories, including his latest book The Whispers, to help kids and young adults feel less alone. […]

BookCon 2019: Authors Inspire Readers & Writers
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BookCon 2019: Authors Inspire Readers & Writers

by Elle Cohen

BookCon is an annual celebration for book lovers that brings together fans of all ages and their favorite authors. Ten-year-old book reviewer Elle Cohen offers a glimpse of the young adult and middle grade authors at this year’s show, including insights from popular authors Julie Murphy, Evangeline Lilly, and R.J. Palacio. […]

The Museum of the American Military Family's "Together We Serve" exhibit includes panels titled Balconies and Basements, which include quotes and photos from military spouse writers describing some of the highs and lows of military life.
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Curated Words Inspire Military Family Museum Exhibit

by Terri Barnes

Circe Olson Woessner, director of the Museum of the American Military Family & Learning Center, collected and curated quotes from military spouse writers for a new exhibit, “Together We Serve,” about twenty-first-century military families. Creating the exhibit, Circe worked with authors, bloggers, and publishers to find meaningful words about the good, bad, and in-between of military life. […]