Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2022 Online MOTM Bookstore

Online Conference Bookstore

Mark your calendar for the SCBWI Kansas/Missouri Event

November 3-6th, 2022

Our wonderful conference artwork created by our own Jessica Blackburn!


Our Online Conference Bookstore will be provided by independent bookstore, THE GREEN DOOR BOOKSTORE,  located in Overland Park, Kansas. You may order your books directly at .

Booksellers provide at-store pickup or free media mail home delivery. 


Published Members – please send Nicki Jacobsmeyer,, your contact and book information (see below) so your book can be chosen by our winners! Thank you.

If you are an SCBWI member attending the conference, we will be happy to list your book on our webpage. This opportunity is available to SCBWI members only. Both PAL (traditionally published authors) and self-published authors may request ONE of their titles to be listed on the conference bookstore webpage. If you have a book that is not out yet but is upcoming for 2023, you’re welcome to select that title to submit. This will allow you to market your book before it hits shelves and conference attendees can pre-order.

***Submissions are due by 12:00 pm CST on October 22, 2022. 

To participate, please email Nicki Jacobsmeyer at
In your email please include the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Your Phone Number
  • Your Website
  • Title of the Book
  • Book Cover picture (JPEG)
  • ISBN # (If available)
  • Publisher name (if available)

There also will be titles by faculty authors / illustrators and titles suggested by faculty members listed on the webpage. There’s no better holiday gift than a book!

Thank you to the staff at our regional independent bookstores!



The following faculty will be presenting at the 2022 SCBWI Kansas/Missouri SCBWI Middle of the Map Online Conference, Nov. 5th.



Eve Adler, Red Fox Literary

Before John Was a Jazz Giant by Carole Boston Weatherford and Sean Qualls
Ojiichan’s Gift by Chieri Uegaki and Genevieve Simms
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena and Christian Robinson
Bodies Are Cool by Tyler Feder
Freedom Soup by Tami Charles and Jacqueline Alcantara

Jemiscoe “Jem” Chambers-Black, Andrea Brown Literary Agency

*information in parenthesis is relevant to breakout session

THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA by TJ Klune (first sentence)
CEMETERY BOYS by Aidan Thomas (first paragraph)
FAT CHANCE, CHARLIE VEGA by Crystal Maldonado (first page)
IVY ABERDEEN’S LETTER TO THE WORLD by Ashley Herring Blake (first sentence)
NOT SO PURE AND SIMPLE by Lamar Giles (first page)
NIGEL AND THE MOON by Antwan Eady (first page)
BRAVO, LITTLE BIRD by Annie Silvestro (first page)
NO ONE LIKES A FART by Zoë Foster Blake (First 2 pages)
BROWN GIRL DREAMING by Jacqueline Woodson (first chapter/part)
HEX ALLEN AND THE CLANKSMITHS by Jasmine Florentine (first paragraph)

Karly Dixon, Fuse Literary

Lillian Mazeika, Tugeau 2 Agency



Alexandra Aceves, Holiday House

Catherine Laudone, Paula Wiseman/Simon & Schuster

Almost Always Best, Best Friends by Apryl Stott

Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson and illustrated by Jane Chapman

Bilal Cooks Daal by Aisha Saaed and illustrated by Anoosha Syed 

Rosie’s Walk by Pat Hutchins

Tiny Feet Between the Mountains by Hanna Cha

What Do You Do with a Voice Like That? by Chris Barton and illustrated by Ekua Holmes



Art Director:

Maria Middleton, Candlewick


Authors & Illustrators:

Lindsay H. Metcalf (Author)


OPENING THE ROAD: VICTOR HUGO GREEN AND HIS GREEN BOOK by Keila V. Dawson, illus. by Alleanna Harris

MAGIC RAMEN: The Story of Momofuku Ando by Andrea Wang, illus. by Kana Urbanowicz

UNSPEAKABLE by Carole Boston Weatherford, illus. by Floyd Cooper

BEATRIX POTTER, SCIENTIST by Lindsay H. Metcalf, illus. by Junyi Wu


NO VOICE TOO SMALL: FOURTEEN YOUNG AMERICANS MAKING HISTORY co-edited by Lindsay H. Metcalf,  Keila V. Dawson, and Jeanette Bradley, illus. by Jeanette Bradley


Violet Lemay (Author/Illustrator)

Healthy, Healthy, Love, Love, Love, by Violet Lemay

Let’s Be Friends, by Violet Lemay

The Obamas, Violet Lemay

100 Pablo Picassos, by Mauricio Velazquez de Leon, illustrated by Violet Lemay

How a City Works by D. J. Ward, illustrated by Violet Lemay

Babies Around the World by Puck, illustrated by Violet Lemay



KS/MO PAL MEMBERS BOOKS (alphabetized by last name):



Dash to the Rescue

By Jan Fenimore

Doodle and Peck

ISBN:  9781733717038






Soaring In Style

By Jennifer Wilson


ISBN:  ‎ 9781684464289