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Matt Phelan
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Illustrator of The Higher Power of Lucky and Lucky Breaks
 


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Illustrator of Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe

Erin McGuire
Illustrator of the Hard Pan trilogy

 

 

  
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INTERVIEWS AND ARTICLES
True Stories of Censorship






"Mixed-Up Ethics" an essay in True Stories of Censorship Battles in America's Libraries, ed/ Valerie Nye and Kathy Barco, pub. American Library Association, 2012.

"Meet Award-Winning Author Susan Patron"
- Author Turf

"Susan Patron Gives Young Readers a 'Rough Map and a Flashlight in the Dark'e Part" - Take Part: Inspiration to Action

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The Higher Power of Patron"  in School Library Journal 

"Don't Discount the Newbery"
in the Los Angeles Times

"Response"
to the scrotum controversy in Publisher's Weekly

"Newbery Winner Spawns Controversy"
 
An Interview with The International Reading Association

"Censorship and the Role of the Librarian

Interview by the Coalition Against Censorship

"Storytelling"

Interview by Eva Mitnick for Children's Literature Council of Southern California

Kirby Larson's Blog

Interview
 
Cynsations
Interview with Cynthia Leitich Smith
 
Children's Book Review Weblog (.pdf)
Interview with Susan Patron by Bianca Schulze
August 20, 2009
 
"Flashback: Susan Patron's Newbery Winner, Precontroversy"
Los Angeles Times' article about Susan and The Higher Power of Lucky
 
"Which Titles Should You Choose for Your Kids?"
by Susan Patron.  Los Angeles Times, December 13, 2009.

 
"A Storyteller's Craft: Honed at Bathtime"
by Steve Lopez.  Los Angeles Times, December 30, 2009.
 


"Q & A with Susan Patron"

by Shannon Maughan -- Publishers Weekly, February 26, 2009.

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