Posted by: Kathy Temean | May 29, 2019

Book Winners List – Old and New – Plus Industry Changes


I am having a hard time getting the winners to send me their addresses. Please send to kathy.temean(at) – PUT BOOK WINNER and the name of the book in the subject line. Thank you!

CHIP AND CURLY by Cathy Breisacher – Winner – tinamcho

GROWING SEASON by Maryann Cocca-Leffler – Winner – Rebecca Gardyn Levington


Every black title shows a book where I do not have the address of the winner. Every blue title means I have the address for the winner. The orange titles mean I have emailed trying to get the address. 

DADDY, CAN YOU SEE THE MOON? by Gayle Krause – Winner – Linda Kulp Trout

SOME DAYS by Karen Kaufman Orloft – Winner – Kelly Purdy


MILKWEED by Jerry Spinelli – Winner – Shiela Fuller & Donna Gwinnell Lambo-Weidner 

Four Otters Toboggan by Vivian Kirkfield – Winner – Leslie Leibhardt Goodman

ASTRO PEA by Amalia Hoffman – Winner – Rosi Hollinbeck

ANYA’S SECRET SOCIETY – Winner – Becky Ross Michael

THE BOY WHO GREW A FOREST by Sophia Gholz – Winner – Michelle Henry

THE BROKEN BEE’S NEST by Lydia Lukidis – winner Angie Quantrell

LOVE IS KIND by Laura Sassi – Winner – Donna Taylor

THE YELLOW SUITCASE by Meera Sriram – Winner – Ashley Congdon

CAVEKID BIRTHDAY by Cathy Breisacher – winner – Nancy Riley

OLIVER: The Second-Largest Living Thing on Earth by Josh Crute – winner – Suzy Leopold

ONE WEEK OF YOU by Lisa Williams Kline – Winner – Amy Duchene

CONTRARY CREATURES by James Weinberg – Winner – Laura M Perdew

WHAT EVERY GIRL SHOULD KNOW by J. Albert Mann – Winner – Marianne Knowles

BEFORE YOU SLEEP by Annie Cronin Romano – Winner – 4eyedreader 

Pippa’s Passover Plate by Vivian Kirkfield – Winner – Jennifer Broedel

Hedy Lamarr’s Double Life by Laurie Wallmark – Winner – checking this out.

GREENHORN by Anna Olswanger – Winner – Gretchen Hansen

THUNDER PUG by Kim Norman – Winner – Ashley Congdon


Georgia Bodnar has been promoted to editor at Viking. Amy Sun has been promoted to associate editor at Viking.

Madison Furr has been promoted to associate publicist at Macmillan Children’s.

Cameron Chase will join Pippin Properties on June 10 as manager of subsidiary rights. He was senior subsidiary rights associate at Hachette Book Group.

Stuart Roberts has been promoted to senior editor at Simon & Schuster.

Lauren Clauss joins Random House Children’s as associate editor (she was assistant editor at Disney Press); andRachel Chlebowski has been promoted to associate editor.

Mariam Quraishi has joined Chronicle as a designer, children’s. Previously she was junior designer at Viking Children’s.

Brenda Bowen will join The Book Group as senior agent, with a mission to grow the agency’s children’s business, particularly middle-grade fiction and picture books, starting July 1. She has been at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates since 2009.

Anna Montague has been promoted to associate editor on the creative development team at Harper Collins.

CONGRATULATIONS, everyone! If you see someone you know on this list who hasn’t sent in their address, please help by letting them know. Thanks!

Talk tomorrow,



  1. Thanks for your hard work, Kathy! I so enjoyed The Broken Bee’s Nest! Watching for my own swarm… 🙂


  2. To join in with Angie…thanks so much, too. You are a rock star. Can’t wait to read MILKWEED and pass it on, too. Many thanks!


  3. OMG! That must be so frustrating. Thanks for all your hard work.


  4. Kathy, I have my wonderful book LOVE IS KIND by Laura Sassi and am thrilled 😀


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