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Major Congrats! I'm very happy for you! :yay :stars3 :star2
#31 - December 04, 2016, 07:55 AM

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 :yay :yay :yay Sarah what awesome news!! And the story sounds so good!! Congrats!!!
#32 - December 04, 2016, 09:33 AM
THIS LITTLE PIGGY (AN OWNER'S MANUAL), Aladdin PIX June 2017 :pigsnort
KUNG POW CHICKEN 1-4, Scholastic 2014 :chicken

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Congratulations, Butterfly Girl. I know this has been a journey for you and I hope it is all that you hope it will be. 

 :yay :yay :hurrah :hurrah :wow :wow :yourock :yourock :goldstar :goldstar :love5 :stars3 :star2 :star2
#33 - December 04, 2016, 09:36 AM
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Congrats Butterfly Girl. I can't wait to read. May you sell a bajillion books and make readers happy!
#34 - December 04, 2016, 09:54 AM
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Congratulations!
#35 - December 04, 2016, 02:18 PM
How to Wear a Sari (HMH Books/Versify, Spring 2021)
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:love5 THANK YOU all so much for sharing my excitement!! I would have given up long ago if I didn't have the support of this wonderful community.  :grouphug2  :flowers2

Sharon--Thank you for your confidence in me! These last two years were tough . . . You cheered me onward to one more contest, one more revision, one more query.  :horse2

You're such a wonderful friend, and I'm forever grateful.
:hug
#36 - December 04, 2016, 02:40 PM
Ten Clever Ninjas (picture book, Clear Fork Publishing, 2019)
Butterfly Girl (middle grade novel, Clear Fork Publishing, 2019)

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 :stars3 :stars3 :stars3 :stars3

Congrats, I am so happy for you!!! xxoo
#37 - December 04, 2016, 03:33 PM
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I'm so thrilled for you, Sarah! You've worked hard, stayed the course, and your writing is fantastic...you SO deserve this!!!
I can't wait to buy a copy!  :yay :yay :yay :hurrah
xoxoxo  :love5
#38 - December 04, 2016, 03:44 PM
DREAM JOBS IN SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY (Rosen 2018)
THE GROSS SCIENCE OF BAD BREATH AND CAVITIES (Rosen 2019)

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So so happy for you!!! Congratulations!
#39 - December 04, 2016, 04:12 PM
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Congratulations! There is something so special about the first one  :love5 :running :stars3
#40 - December 04, 2016, 04:43 PM
A Smidgen of Sky (Harcourt 2012)
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 A Million Ways Home (Scholastic 2014)
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Sarah, this is wonderful news!!!!  :yay Your book sounds amazing, I can't wait to see it!  :congratulations
#41 - December 04, 2016, 09:55 PM

Super congrats! The book sounds lovely!
#42 - December 05, 2016, 07:11 AM
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So happy for you, Sarah! :dancer
 :yay :yay :yay
#43 - December 05, 2016, 07:23 AM
THE DARING PRINCE DASHING, Sky Pony Press - available now!

Such exciting news! I love the premise and the connection you've made between the story and your writing journey. Hooray for you!
 :thewave :thewave :thewave :fireworks
#44 - December 05, 2016, 09:05 AM
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 :yay  Congratulations!!!!!  :love5 :love5 :love5
#45 - December 05, 2016, 11:48 AM

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Such exciting news!  :yay
#46 - December 05, 2016, 11:51 AM
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Thank you all so much for celebrating with me!  :grouphug2 You have lifted me up in my low times . . . it's an absolute joy to celebrate with you now!!  :stars3 :flowers2 :love5
I'm forever grateful for the friendship of this community!  :thankyou

Jess--Thank you for rescuing my PBs, pitches, and everything in-between! You're a wonderful CP, and dear friend. xo :hug
#47 - December 05, 2016, 02:46 PM
Ten Clever Ninjas (picture book, Clear Fork Publishing, 2019)
Butterfly Girl (middle grade novel, Clear Fork Publishing, 2019)

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What fantastic news, Sarah!  :yay  And I love the blurb. Looking forward to reading your debut!!  CHEERS!!  :hi5
#48 - December 05, 2016, 02:48 PM

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Sarah, your book sounds great! Congratulations!  :dancer

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#49 - December 05, 2016, 06:38 PM
2019 Books: PRECIOUS BABY &  BEEP! BEEP! SPECIAL DELIVERY & HUGGLE WUGGLE, BEDTIME SNUGGLE
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This is such such wonderful news, Sarah! I can't wait to hold the book in my hands.
#50 - December 06, 2016, 04:04 PM
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 :yay So happy for you, butterfly girl! Congratulations! I also love that your book is set in Oregon!  :hurrah
#51 - December 06, 2016, 09:37 PM
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 :love5 Thank you for the warm wishes and cheers! The deal didn't quite feel real, until I celebrated here with my friends on the BB.  :)

I appreciate you all SO much!!
 :grouphug2
#52 - December 07, 2016, 07:02 AM
Ten Clever Ninjas (picture book, Clear Fork Publishing, 2019)
Butterfly Girl (middle grade novel, Clear Fork Publishing, 2019)

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Way to go! I'm so excited for you!
#53 - December 12, 2016, 03:30 PM

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Just saw this, Sarah. Congratulations!! And how lovely that this is the book of your heart. That's always the best. (and I'm rather glad you don't have the wings...)

 :stars3
#54 - December 13, 2016, 08:52 AM

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 :congratulations
#55 - December 13, 2016, 09:48 AM
SPACE EXPLORERS (Rourke, 2019)
OCEAN EXPLORERS (Rourke, 2019)
GRAVITY IN ACTION (Rourke, 2019)
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I was so happy when I saw this announcement on the Children's Bookshelf---congratulations on your hard work and perseverance, and on the book deal, too!
#56 - December 13, 2016, 06:51 PM

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Congratulations, Sarah!  I LOVE the Oregon connection!  Well-done, you!   :stars3
#57 - December 13, 2016, 07:03 PM
Legend of The Beaver's Tail '15
Schnitzel: A Cautionary Tale for Lazy Louts,  '16
Moo La La! Cow Goes Shopping, '17
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Thank you for the cheers!! I appreciate your wonderful support!!  :thankyou
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#58 - December 14, 2016, 01:27 PM
Ten Clever Ninjas (picture book, Clear Fork Publishing, 2019)
Butterfly Girl (middle grade novel, Clear Fork Publishing, 2019)

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Good for you!    :applause
#59 - December 14, 2016, 07:22 PM
DUCKWORTH, THE DIFFICULT CHILD (Atheneum, 2019)
INCOGNOLIO (Janx Press, 2017)
CRASHING EDEN  (Solstice, 2012)
OTTO GROWS DOWN (Sterling, 2009)

 :star2 ButterflyGirl!!!  I was having a horrible terrible no good day until I stopped by and read your post. You reminded me the there is still magic in the world -- the magic of books to be!  :star2

I can't wait to read this one.

 :love5 eab

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