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    Licensing Hotline: May 27, 2015

    Random House Books for Young Readers is publishing a series of middle-grade novels tied to the new DC Super Hero Girls brand, for girls 6-12.

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    Matthew Winner, librarian at Ducketts Lane Elementary School in Elkridge, Md., was inspired to create a craft activity for his kindergarten class after reading them Rowboat Watkins's 'Rude Cakes.'

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    Four Questions for… Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton

    Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton's first book, 'Tiny Pretty Things,' is the story of three ballerinas from diverse backgrounds at a competitive Manhattan ballet school.

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    In Brief: May 27, 2015

    This week, a book fest unites fans and authors in Pasadena; an author-illustrator draws on the wall; and the 1960s are alive and well at an NYC bookstore.

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    Hot Off the Presses: Week of June 1, 2015

    Two bestselling series add new titles, a new picture book gets meta, a debut middle grade novel heads to the circus, a high-fantasy middle grade series launches, a new YA novel deals with teen vengeance, and another travels through time to rescue a friendship.

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    Rights Report: Week of May 25, 2015

    New deals for Trish Cook, Sharlee Glenn, and Carmen Oliver.

  • Industry News

    Children's Job Moves: May 2015

    New job announcements in children's publishing for May 2015.

  • Industry News

    Nurnberg to Launch New Children’s Imprint at Quarto

    Charles Nurnberg, co-founder of Imagine Publishing, and former CEO of Sterling, is developing a new children’s imprint at Quarto, slated for launch in fall 2016.

  • Authors

    BEA 2015: Ben Hatke: His First for Early Readers

    Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it fueled the imagination of Ben Hatke, and sparked his graphic novel "Little Robot" (Roaring Brook/First Second, Sept.).

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    LGBTQ Publishing: Books for Every Body

    To many authors, editors, and booksellers, the best way to increase acceptance of transgender people is to publish more of these stories for young people.

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