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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ECC/YPG Halloween Spooktacular 2016 Photo Gallery

ECC/YPG Halloween Spooktacular 2016 Photo Gallery

Aw, Halloween — we miss it already. Check out some awesome photos from the ECC-YPG Halloween Spooktacular and relive a frighteningly fun night!

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Meet the Department

Familiarizing you with departments from our member houses

Making a Mega-Multitasker: Meet the Sales Department!

1) In brief, what does the Sales team do?The main focus of a Sales Person’s job is to represent the company for your account and represent the account for your company. We balance the needs and focuses of both for …

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Who's Reading What on Wednesdays?

Early Career Commitee members' (anonymous) picks

Long Way Home

Katie McGarry’s books give me life and her latest Thunder Road series is my absolute favorite! After reading the second book, Walk the Edge last year, January 2017 could not come fast enough. Long Way Home is the third and …

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The ECC Questionnaire

How familiar faces in publishing got their start

Q&A with Christine Barcellona, Editor, Square Fish, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Tell us a little about your position at Macmillan. What does your role as an editor entail?I’m the editor for Square Fish, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group’s paperback line. That means I get to work on the paperbacks of books …

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