As a reader and as an enthusiast for the work done by my children’s publishing peers, I always look forward to CCBC Choices, the annual best-of list created by the librarians of the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

And for years when I’ve had a new book published, I eagerly await the new list to see if my work has made the cut.

I’m delighted to announce that Glitter Everywhere! Where It Came From, Where It’s Found & Where It’s Going (illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat and published by Charlesbridge) is one of the 238 titles listed in CCBC Choices 2024. “This fascinating history is as irresistible as glitter itself,” they say.

Thank you, CCBC librarians! Now back to my work on another book that I hope will meet your high standards…