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Thursday, May 7, 2009

Online Auction for Bridget Zinn

Several of the divas has been touched by longterm illness, including cancer. Now, Librarian, Young Adult writer, and kidlitosphere friend Bridget Zinn is battling a difficult and expensive form.

Many wonderful people in the kidlit community have come together to create an online auction fundraiser at bridgetzinnauction.wordpress.com.

Looking for an advance, signed copy of Laini Taylor's next novel, Faeries of Dreamdark: Silksinger? Signed copies of Jennifer Holm and Matt Holm's Babymouse: The Musical, Absolutely Maybe by Lisa Yee, Don't Die Dragonfly by Linda Joy Singleton, or Far From You by Lisa Schroeder? A book launch consultation from Mitali Perkins, or a manuscript critique from Cynthia Lord? A signed first edition of Stephenie Meyer's Eclipse?

The auction goes until May 31st. All proceeds go toward treatment expenses. Read Bridget's blog and leave her a comment of support here.



Kimbra Kasch said...

It's time for a little on-line retail therapy girls. Let's go.

Melissa Walker said...

I love it when the YA community rallies!

Jone said...

It has been so amazing...the response. The auction ends Saturday, May 30 at 11 PM.

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