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    Utah's Children's Authors Build a Community

    According to Shannon Hale, the high numbers of children’s book authors and illustrators from Utah that has emerged in the past decade is the result of a close-knit community of writers.

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    The Art of 'Awakening Young Minds': The 2014 Eric Carle Honors

    Publishers, picture book authors, artists, and advocates gathered on September 18 to celebrate eminent figures in the world of picture books and children's literacy during the 2014 Carle Honors.

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    SIBA Talks Up the Importance of Children's Books

    This past weekend in Norfolk, Va., the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance group tempted attending booksellers, authors, and vendors to "fall in love" with this year's newly renamed "discovery" show.

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    Rights Report: Week of September 22, 2014

    New deals for Cinda Williams Chima, Sasha Dawn, and Debbie Levy & Gilbert Ford.

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    Fresh Takes: Canadian Publishing 2014

    Some of the highlights from this season are books that come at their subjects from fresh, unusual, or downright quirky angles.

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    Diversity North: Canadian Publishing 2014

    Calls for more diversity in books this year have echoed north into Canada.

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    Discussing the Power of Play at the CBC Annual Meeting

    The Children's Book Council's annual meeting, held at the City College Graduate Center on September 17, was particularly notable this year, as it marked the final meeting of Robin Adelson’s tenure as executive director of the CBC.

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    From African Orphanage to the International Stage: A Dancer Recounts Her Journey

    This October Knopf will release 'Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina,' a YA memoir co-authored by Michaela and her mother, Elaine DePrince, tracing Michaela's journey from a life of war and poverty in Africa to renown as a classical ballerina.

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    'It's Perfectly Normal' Turns 20

    Robie Harris says she had never thought about writing a book about sexual health for kids. But today, she is the proud author of three such works.

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    SCBWI MidSouth 2014 Connects Authors and Illustrators

    For the sixth year in a row, SCBWI's MidSouth conference sold out as it drew 215 authors and illustrators from as far away as Texas and Ohio.

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PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Lisa Charleyboy
Lisa Charleyboy, co-editor of 'Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices,' talks about how the essays, poetry, and artwork in this new anthology work to dismantle cultural stereotypes while celebrating the breadth and diversity of Indigenous heritage and experience.
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