Children's Books Boston Meets at Simmons College

Children's Books Boston held it's first event on September 12 at Simmons College in Boston. The group was spearheaded by Yolanda Scott, editorial director of Charlesbridge; Betsy Groban, senior v-p and publisher of HMH Books for Young Readers; Cathryn Mercier, director for the Center for the Study of Children's Literature and professor of English at Simmons College; Jennifer Roberts, executive director of marketing, publicity, and events at Candlewick; and Roger Sutton, editor-in-chief of the Horn Book. Established as a way for publishers, authors, booksellers, librarians, and educators to connect, the first CBB event drew more than 150 children's book people.

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