Kelly Barrales-Saylor will jump from Sourcebooks to be the new editorial director at Albert Whitman & Company. She will start on May 21st.

Barrales-Saylor began as an editorial intern at Sourcebooks’ Sphinx Publishing imprint. She helped launch two of the company’s children’s books imprints, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky and Sourcebooks Fire.

Barrales-Saylor had this statement in the release: “Joining such an amazing team is a dream come true. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to publish books that empower children and make a difference in their lives.”