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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Meet the 2015 ECC Board!!

Meet the 2015 ECC Board!!

This team of enthusiastic young professionals is here to answer any questions may you have about the ECC. Talk to your in-house rep about how to get involved in all of our great programming. Looking to get involved but don’t …

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Meet the Publisher

Familiarizing you with our diverse member houses

Peachtree Publishers

Peachtree Publishers is an independently owned trade book publisher, specializing in quality children’s books, from picture books to young adult fiction and nonfiction; consumer references in health, education, and parenting; and regional guide books about the American South, where …

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Who's Reading What on Wednesdays?

Early Career Commitee members' (anonymous) picks


For the past 40 years, a tentative peace between humans and dragons has reigned in the kingdom of Goredd. Dragons, ruled by rationality and the belief that emotions are an illness that must be cured, have the ability to fold …

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The ECC Questionnaire

How familiar faces in publishing got their start

Kristin Ostby, Editor, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

What was your first job in publishing? And did you always know that you wanted to be an editor? My first job in publishing was a summer editorial internship at Grosset & Dunlap/Price Stern Sloan, at Penguin Young Readers Group. …

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