The Children's Book Council's Early Career Committee (ECC) is dedicated to enriching the careers of those in their first five years in the children’s publishing industry, contributing to the vitality of the industry as a whole, and fostering literacy. Learn more

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Event Recap: Volunteering at Camp WIN

Event Recap: Volunteering at Camp WIN

The Early Career Committee recently put on a literacy event for Camp WIN, a summer camp for homeless kids at WIN shelters. Our group of 15 volunteers ran four different book-themed stations for the kids to try: a children’s-book-themed version …

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Meet the Department

Familiarizing you with departments from our member houses

Sight to Sound: Meet the Audio Department!

In brief, what does your team do?The Scholastic Audio team is responsible for identifying titles on Scholastic’s print list for audiobook development. This encompasses a wide variety of duties since we’re building everything from the ground up in-house. We correspond …

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Who's Reading What on Wednesdays?

Early Career Commitee members' (anonymous) picks

Aftercare Instructions

In the 17 years she has been alive, Genesis has not had it easy. Her life was derailed when her father, who was an actor and playwright, died of a heroin overdose and her mother has been unable to pull …

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The ECC Questionnaire

How familiar faces in publishing got their start

Q&A with Rich Thomas, VP, Publishing Director at HarperCollins Children’s Books

Tell us a little about your role at Harper. What’s your elevator pitch for what you do within the Children’s editorial department—and how does it differ from what other Harper teams do?The simplest way to sum it up is to …

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