Congratulations go to Pegi Deitz Shea for winning the CT Book Award for Children’s Author for Noah Webster: Weaver of Words. Published by Calkins Creek and beautifully illustrated by Monica Vachula, this is the story of a “mighty patriot with a pen.” Ms. Shea’s papers are housed in the Northeast Children’s Literature Collection with the finding aid at http://doddcenter.uconn.edu/findaids/Shea/MSS19970068.html.  Congratulations, Pegi!

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