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    Jean Merrill's best-known novel, 'The Pushcart War', marks 50 years since its first publication and is being reissued in a new edition from New York Review Children's Collection.

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    When Rebecca Serle dreamed up 'Famous in Love,' a romantic series about young actors involved in a love triangle both on an off screen, she was focused on writing contemporary fiction – not fantasy.

  • Pete the Cat Gets Back into the School Year Groove

    For kids adjusting to the sometimes shaky first days of the new school year, cool and calm Pete the Cat is a model of unflappability.

  • Rights Report: Week of September 22, 2014

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

  • '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.

  • 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.

  • Rights Report: Week of September 15, 2014

    New deals for Monica Hesse, McKenna Ruebush, Beth O. Stern and David Crane, Christa Desir, Kenneth Oppel and John Klassen, and Kevin Sands.

  • The Sayings of Chairwoman Ursula: 'Dear Genius' Goes to China

    Children's book historian Leonard S. Marcus writes on his recent visit to China, where his 'Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom' has just been published in Simplified Chinese.

  • Kids to Crayons: 'Don't Quit!'

    The colorful stars of 'The Day the Crayons Quit' may well get a vote of confidence from their fans at the end of this month when the results of a campaign to rally kids to celebrate the Crayons will be revealed.

  • New Life for Stephen Cosgrove's Serendipity Books

    Animals real, mythical, and imaginary headline Stephen Cosgrove's Serendipity series of picture books, which is currently being reissued by Clovis, Calif.-based Heritage Builders Publishing.

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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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