Two New Books By UCM Students to be Released this Weekend
Two new books will be released this Saturday at the University of Central Missouri.
SeedStar Books is a new children’s literature imprint from the University of Central Missouri. They will launch two new books this Saturday, in Café Rouge at the Elliott Student Union on the UCM Campus.
SeedStar Books will release And We Shall Share the Sky by UCM students Allina Robie and Brady Stoehr, along with Sophia and the Boy Who Fell by Traci Brimhall and Sarah Nyguen. According to a press release from UCM, the stories explore common themes of friendship, loss, and growth, and use colorful imagery and language to bring their world’s to light for children all over.
The event is also serving as the launch of the SeedStar Books publishing imprint. The media release states that 'SeedStar Books' encourages students to challenge themselves and share their talents through editing and publication.
The goal of SeedStars Books is to nurture young UCM readers, writers, and illustrators, as well as provide them with authentic learning experiences in the publishing industry. SeedStar will publish two titles per year,. One title will be by an emerging writer and illustrator team, and the other by previously established writers and illustrators, who can support the goal of nurturing young artists.
SeedStar Books is an imprint of Pleiades Press, which has been publishing literature for for almost 20 years.