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  • Rights Report: Week of October 17, 2016

    New deals for Malala Yousafzai, Bruce Hale, Sarah Porter, Kathi Appelt, Ryan Higa, Lauren DeStefano, and Kristin Halbrook.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of October 17, 2016

    Hitting shelves next week are a handful of Christmas picture books, heralding the start to the holiday season; an illustrated book that forms new words for old feelings; and a YA novel in which the daughter of Christmas tree farmers falls for a troubled boy.

  • Rights Report: Week of October 10, 2016

    New deals for Joelle Charbonneau, Julie C. Dao, Joyce Wan, Jason Chin, Miranda Paul, among others.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of October 10, 2016

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about two turtles taken with a cowboy hat, a sculptural exploration of the Grimm fairy tales, and a YA debut about an Indian teen living in Hawaii working through trauma.

  • Finalists Announced for 2016 NBA in Young People's Literature

    On Thursday morning, the National Book Foundation narrowed its longlist down to five finalists for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

  • School Days for Squash

    Last fall, students at Ivy Hill Elementary in Arlington Heights, Ill., read 'Sophie's Squash' during library time. This August, when the kids returned to school, they were in for a surprise.

  • The Grown-Up Lives Behind Classic Children's Books

    The lives of the creators behind some of the more enduring children's books are often as interesting as the books themselves, albeit to an older audience.

  • Rights Report: Week of October 3, 2016

    New deals for Blake Nelson, Carrie Mesrobian, Tom Angleberger, Jen Klein, Liz Garton Scanlon, and Philip and Erin Stead.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of October 3, 2016

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book retelling of a Mesoamerican legend, a middle grade followup to a series inspired by Chinese folklore, and the conclusion to a YA series following former slaves fighting for freedom.

  • Stanley the Hamster Makes Board Book Debut

    Peachtree introduces William Bee's good-natured rodent to a younger audience with a pair of concept board books.

  • What's Selling at Harleysville Books

    Catching her breath after the summer vacation scramble, settling into a new and larger location, and gearing up for the fall book fair season, Stephanie Steinly, owner of Harleysville Books in Harleysville, Pa., shared word of books that are moving briskly in her store.

  • Children's Book Reissues: September and October 2016

    Here we offer a roundup of some noteworthy children's books that are making their way back into print this fall.

  • Rights Report: Week of September 26, 2016

    New deals for Jason Reynolds, Danielle Paige, Miriam McNamara, Sara Holland, Winifred Conkling, and Linda Skeer.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of September 26, 2016

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about penguins with problems, a middle grade novel in the vein of Chaucer, and a new dystopian YA from a bestselling author.

  • Galley Talk: 'History Is All You Left Me'

    Amy Cherrix, children's buyer at Malaprop's Bookstore and Café in Asheville, N.C., looks forward to steering teen readers toward 'History Is All You Left Me' by Adam Silvera, due from Soho Teen in January.

  • Rights Report: Week of September 19, 2016

    New deals for Bernie Sanders, Mayim Bialik, Sophie Blackall, Jacob Grant, and Barbara Dee.

  • On His 90th Birthday, Winnie-the-Pooh Finds a New Friend

    One snowy day, Winnie-the-Pooh meets a penguin in the snow-encrusted Hundred Acre Wood, and his circle of friends expands.

  • Kids' Book for 'Rebel Girls' Tops $1M in Crowdfunding

    This month 'Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls,' with stories about 100 famous women from Elizabeth I to Serena Williams and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and 100 original pieces of art by artists around the world, broke another crowdfunding record.

  • 'Story Thieves' Captures Readers

    Who hasn't fantasized about becoming a character in their favorite book? Author James Riley has turned that idea into a bit of wish fulfillment by creating the briskly selling Story Thieves series.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of September 15, 2016

    Hitting shelves next week are a new work from actor and children's author Jamie Lee Curtis; a middle grade novel from a Newbery Medalist about contemporary families; and a retelling of a classic Russian fairy tale with a Brooklyn milieu.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Kenny Loggins
Singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins talks to PW KidsCast about adapting his song ‘Footloose’ into a picture book set at a rockin’ zoo.
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