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May 4, 2009
Mrs. Nelson's Toy and Book Shop has won the 2009 Lucile Micheels Pannell Award! The award will be presented to store manager, Andrea Vuleta, on Saturday, May 29th at the Children's Book and Author Breakfast at the Book Expo Convention in New York City. The award includes a check for $1,000 and a framed, original work of art donated by illustrator Barry Moser.
For more information about the award and to view our official entry presentation, click here.
February 4, 2009
Foothill Reading Council selected Judy Nelson to be the recipient of their 2009 Celebrate Literacy Award. The presentation will be made at an evening program on March 16th, 2009 at The Hughes Center in Claremont. Their guest speaker for the program will be Jacqueline Levering Sullivan, the author of Annie's War.
January 23, 2009
Mrs. Nelson's Toy and Book Shop has been nominated for the Womens' National Book Association Lucile Micheels Pannell Award for Excellence in Children's Bookselling. Since 1981, this award has been presented to recognize and publicly applaud the work of booksellers who stimulate, promote and encourage children's and young people's interest in books. It will be awarded in May to two bookstores (one children's speciality and one general interest) at BookExpo America.
January 9, 2009
Mrs. Nelson's announces it's annual Young Writers Contest. Entries will be taken from February 2nd to March 13th. For more information click here.