11/16/12 Mary was a guest blogger at Kirby Larson's site!
11/7/12 The Blog Pet Talk has written a nice review of Nubs. Check it out here!
11/7/12 Jenn Eisenberg, a dancer and educator with National Dance Institute
NYC, with Tau Braun, has created a Post-Hurricane Sandy lesson plan on
her website, in which she uses The Two Bobbies. Please support her site and and you can view her lesson plan on the Press Kit page of our site!
10/28/12 Nubs has won the Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award for 2012!
10/28/12 The Two Bobbies has been nominated for the Minnesota Fifteen Books Award!
10/28/12 Nubs has been selected for Silicon Valley Reads!
8/17/12 Kansas Senator Pat Roberts read Nubs to a class at Shideler Elementary School! You can read about it here.
5/17/12 Chuck Sambuchino, over at WritersDigest.com, has published an interview with Mary and Kirby Larson on the issue of publishing. Read it here!
10/23/2011 Mary Nethery was part of this year's Humboldt County Author Festival 2011, and the Examiner has a nice recap of the event.
10/13/2011 Barb Langridge, host of Baltimore's cable television show Books Alive, and children's book contributor to WBAL TV Channel 11 (NBC) in Baltimore, has posted a review of Nubson her blog A Book and a Hug!
While this is an older article (from 2008), it has a nice write-up about Two Bobbies.
JoAnn Bauer has given Nini a nice write-up in the Times-Standard!
8/5/2011 The blog Churches in Venice has posted a review of Nini!
7/27/2011 Nubs has won the Maine Student Book Award!
Also, Nubs has been included in the Frederick County Public
Schools' and Frederick Public Libraries' 100 most exciting books for
summer reading for grades 3-5! Click here to read the announcement.
7/5/2011 Two Bobbies has won the Nevada Young Readers' Picture Book Award! Click here to read the announcement.
7/4/2011 A great review of Nubs has been posted on PajamasMedia!
5/3/2011 Two Bobbies has won the 2011 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award!
4/18/2011 Nubs has won the Kentucky Bluegrass Award for grades 3-5!
3/15/2011 Nubs has been nominated for the 2011-12 Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award for Oregon!
The School Library Journal has included Mary Nethery and Nubs in a recent article. Click here to read it.
3/9/2011 The Two Bobbies has won the 2011 Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award!
The State Library of Louisiana has announced the winners for their 2011 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Awards -- and Two Bobbies won the top choice for third to fifth graders! Click here to read the article.
2/23/2011 Irina Shayk, the 2011 Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model,
appeared on Chelsea Lately last night. She brought a gift bag for
Chelsea, which included a copy of Nubs!
2/17/2011 Nubs has won the 2011 Michigan Great Lakes Great Books award!
2/14/2011 The blog Welcome to our Wonderland is featuring Mary's work all week -- one book each day! Click here to check it out!
2/10/2011 The 2011 Children's Literature Conference is being held in
Bellingham, WA this year, and they have scattered over 30 books around
the city, including Two Bobbies! Click here to read an article about it.
2/9/2011 Two Bobbies has been selected by the Wayland Public Library, in Wayland, Massachusetts, for their Waylands Reads youth program!
2/7/2011 Two Bobbies has been featured on the Books We Love blog, run by the Park Ridge Public Library Staff in Park Ridge, IL!
1/30/2011 Nubs received a great mention on the blog She Endeavors!
Also, a new review of Nubs has been posted at Carol's Corner!
10/26/2010 Mary and Kirby recently visited Horace Mann Elementary School in Redmond, WA. Read about it here.
10/23/2010 Two Bobbies has been selected by the Sussex Wantage Regional
School District in northern New Jersey as their picture book for the
annual One Book One Community reading event.
Read about it here!
9/9/2010 The Press Kit page has been updated with some classroom activities for Two Bobbies as well as bookmarks that you can download and print out!
9/7/2010 Two Bobbies has been selected by the National Humane Education Society as the Featured Book of the Month!
9/6/2010 Mundie Kids: Book Review has given The Famous Nini four stars!
9/3/2010 The blog The Fourth Musketeer has posted a wonderful review of The Famous Nini!
9/2/2010 The blog Writer on the Side has posted an interview with Mary and Kirby about what it is like to write a book together. Check it out here!
Also, Phillip Potempa from The Times of Northwest Indiana has posted a great review for The Famous Nini! Click on the links to read!
6/11/10 Nubs: the Story of a Mutt, a Marine and a Miracle has been nominated for it's fifth state award -- the 2011 Delaware Diamonds Book Award!
Mary Nethery would like to express her appreciation to
the following illustrators
who share in telling the stories and whose creative work adorns this
Hannah and Jack--Illustrations (c) by Mary Morgan
Orange Cat Goes to Market--Illustrations (c) Doug Cushman
Mary Veronica's Egg--Illustrations (c) by Paul Yalowitz
Two Bobbies--Illustrations (c) by Jean Cassels
The Famous Nini--Illustrations (c) by John Manders
Collage Art on Home Page--(c) by Claudine Hellmuth
Additional Image Manipulation--Nathan Salerno