10/18/13: Eureka California's Times-Standard Newspaper has a story on Nubs and the California Young Reader's Medal!
10/7/13: The Bobs are on the Nerdy Book Club's list of Ten Picture Books to Help Build Community!
9/24/13: Nubs has inspired Graham Bloem, professional dog trainer, to create Shelter-to-Soldier, a non-profit org that rescues shelter dogs, trains them to be a companion, and matches them to a returning veteran who needs an unconditional friend, all at no cost to the vet.
9/14/13: The Pocono Record has a great write-up on Nubs!
8/30/13: Here's a new review for Nubs from the Dansbury Newstimes!
8/9/13: Nubs was featured on Murray State's NPR Station for their ongoing series "Staff Picks from the Calloway County Public Library." You can read or listen to the short program here!
7/23/13: The Two Bobbies has won the Fifteen Books Award!
5/27/13: Nubs has won the Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award!
5/7/13: Here's a great article that talks about Nubs from the Beatrice Daily Sun.
5/2/13: Nubs has just won the California Young Reader Medal for the Picture Book for Older Readers Award!
4/29/13: Chris Branstad, Iowa's First Lady, recently visited an elementary school classroom and read Nubs for the students!
4/27/13: The blog We Love Children's Literature has posted a great review of Nubs!
3/23/13:Nubs has been nominated for the 2013-2014 Iowa Goldfinch Award!
1/31/13: Mary will be at the Los Gatos Library on Monday March 11th, at 4pm. She will read from Nubs and discuss writing. Read more about the event here!
1/13/13: TV Host Maggi Scura will read Nubs at 2013 Silicon Valley Reads!
1/11/13: Parkview Center School, in Roseville Minnessota, recently posted about Two Bobbieson their school blog!
1/8/13: Nubs has been nominated for the 2012-2013 Nebraska Golden Sower Award!
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!
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!
10/27/12: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!
5/17/12: Chuck Sambuchino, over at WritersDigest.com, has published an interview with Mary and Kirby Larson on the issue of publishing.
5/24/12:The Two Bobbies has been nominated for the 2012-2013 Florida Reading Association's Children's Book Award!
5/23/12: The Two Bobbies is now available as a part of the Scholastic School Book Club!
5/14/12: Nubs has won the Wyoming Buckaroo Book Award!
4/23/12:Nubs has been nominated for the 2012-2013 California Young Reader Medal!
3/21/12: Two new reviews of The Famous Nini! Click here and here!
3/19/12: Another great review for Nubs!
1/10/13: TV Host Maggi Scura will read Nubs for Silicon Valley Reads 2013!
1/4/12: A great review for Nini to kick off the new year!
12/19/11: Mr. Schu has put together a great review of Two Bobbies!
12/19/11:Nubs is the December 2011 Book of the Month for Public School 69 in the Bronx, NY!
11/3/11: Interviews ahoy! New interviews with Mary can be found at the following blogs: San Fransisco Moms Deal Finder, Peace, Love and Rainbows!, and The Encino Library.
10/23/11: Mary Nethery was part of this year's Humboldt County Author Festival 2011, and the Examiner has a nice recap of the event.
10/13/11: 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 Nubs on her blog A Book and a Hug!
9/27/11: While this is an older article (from 2008), it has a nice write-up about Two Bobbies.
8/21/11: JoAnn Bauer has given Nini a nice write-up in the Times-Standard!
8/5/11: The blog Churches in Venice has posted a review of Nini!
7/27/11: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!
7/5/11: Two Bobbies has won the Nevada Young Readers' Picture Book Award!
7/4/11: A great review of Nubs has been posted on PajamasMedia!
5/3/11: Two Bobbies has won the 2011 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award!
4/18/11: Nubs has won the Kentucky Bluegrass Award for grades 3-5!
3/15/11:Nubs has been nominated for the 2011-12 Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award for Oregon!
3/13/11: The School Library Journal has included Mary Nethery and Nubsin a recent article.
3/9/11: The Two Bobbies has won the 2011 Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award!
3/6/11: 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!
2/23/11: 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!
2/17/11:Nubs has won the 2011 Michigan Great Lakes Great Books award!
2/14/11: The blog Welcome to our Wonderland is featuring Mary's work all week -- one book each day! Click here to check it out!
2/10/11: 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.
2/9/11: Two Bobbies has been selected by the Wayland Public Library, in Wayland, Massachusetts, for their Waylands Reads youth program!
2/7/11: Two Bobbies has been featured on the Books We Love blog, run by the Park Ridge Public Library Staff in Park Ridge, IL!
1/30/11:Nubs received a great mention on the blog She Endeavors!
1/20/11: The American Library Association has chosen Two Bobbies for their 2011 Notable Children's Videos of the Year!
1/11/11:Nubs and Two Bobbies have been included in an article titled What Are They Reading for Fun?, published by the School Library Journal!
1/9/11:Two Bobbies has been placed on the recommended elementary library reading list by the Chambersburg, Pennsylvania Reads program!
1/4/11: The blog Diary of an Eccentric has placed The Famous Nini on their Best Books of 2010 list, and selected it as one of their top-five favorites!
12/22/10: Two Bobbies has been selected by Westport, CN's WestportREADS community reading program!
12/19/10: A review of Nubs has been posted on the Yes Kids Can! blog.
12/13/10: Two updates! If you'd like to take a peek at Mary and Kirby's work spaces, click here! Also, a new review of Nubs has been posted at Carol's Corner!
10/26/10: Mary and Kirby recently visited Horace Mann Elementary School in Redmond, WA.
10/23/10: 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.
9/9/10: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!
9/7/10:Two Bobbies has been selected by the National Humane Education Society as the Featured Book of the Month!
9/6/10: Mundie Kids: Book Review has given The Famous Nini four stars!
9/3/10: The blog The Fourth Musketeer has posted a wonderful review of The Famous Nini!
9/2/10: The blog Writer on the Side has posted an interview with Mary and Kirby about what it is like to write a book together. Jeff Barger, of the blog NC Teacher Stuff, has posted a review of The Famous Nini. Finally, the blog Check It Out has a review of The Two Bobbies.
8/20/10: The Paw Print Post has posted a wonderful review of the Two Bobbies! The Diary of an Eccentric blog has reviewed the Famous Nini! A great review of Nubs has been posted at the Read Around the Room blog!
8/7/10: A whole bunch of news! First, the Two Bobbies has been included in NOVAdog Magazine's "Dog Days of Summer" reading list. A great new review of Nubs has been posted on Examiner.com. Finally, the Two Bobbies has won the 2009-2010 Bronson Award!
7/15/10: The blog Words and Pages has posted an awesome review of Two Bobbies!
7/7/10: Elizabeth Varadan has posted an awesome review of The Famous Nini on her blog Elizabeth Varadan's Fourth Wish!
7/1/10: The blog Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast has posted an interview with John Manders, the illustrator of The Famous Nini. Also, Phillip Potempa from The Times of Northwest Indiana has posted a great review for The Famous Nini!
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! Also, Kirby Larson has posted an interesting interview with Mary Nethery on her blog, Kirby's Lane, and it even details how they met and became friends!
6/10/10:Mary and her new book The Famous Nini!
6/3/10: The blog CYNSATIONS has posted an interview with Mary and Kirby's muses are profiled in Publisher's Weekly!
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Mary Nethery would like to express her appreciation to the following illustrators who share in telling the
stories and whose creative work adorns this web site:
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
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