READ LOCAL will help you find children’s books written and illustrated by talented SCBWI members in the New England area.
Here you can find links to everything you need to bring New England books and their creators to your classroom and/or library, including the websites for many local writers and illustrators.
Our goal is to team up with book lovers all over the region to strengthen our local reading community—and foster a life-long love of reading—in New England kids.
Who We Are
All the authors and illustrators featured on this website live in the New England region and write/illustrate wonderful books for children. They are thrilled to work with teachers, librarians, and readers of all ages!
Do you want to connect with a local author? Click this link to start your search:
Looking to find books by local authors?
Each month we will feature the new books by New England authors. Click on the new this month link to find out what is new at each level. Select see all to find out all the books that are new this year.
Are you a local author or illustrator with a book releasing in 2019?
If you are a SCBWI member, you can send your information to Regional Advisor Stacy Mozer at southernNERA@NESCBWI.org (subject: Read Local). Please include a cover photo, release date, publishing company, genre, and a buy link for the book.
NEW THIS MONTH! Picture Book
See all Picture Book
NEW THIS MONTH! Middle Grade
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NEW THIS MONTH! Young Adult
See all Young Adult