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    Hitting bookshelves next week are a picture book about America’s melting pot, a middle grade novel about an eventful summer road trip, and a YA novel in which one character struggles with mental illness, and a young hopeful psychiatrist takes an interest in him.

  • 'Quiet' Riot: Bringing Susan Cain's Bestseller to Young Readers

    Susan Cain's new middle grade nonfiction book, 'Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts,' was inspired by the reaction from the conference attendees at her TED Talk in 2012.

  • Rights Report: Week of May 2, 2016

    New deals for R.L. Stine, Kaitlyn Sage Patterson, Brigid Kemmerer, Alan Cumming, Carter Higgins, and Brenda Rufener.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of May 1, 2016

    Hitting bookshelves this week are a picture book about a wild child seeking his place, a middle grade novel in which a teen spends a summer getting to know his family's history, and the next installment of a high fantasy YA series.

  • Wimpy Kid Book 11 Cover and Title Revealed

    Abrams/Amulet revealed the cover and title of Jeff Kinney's 11th volume in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

  • Rights Report: Week of April 25, 2016

    New deals for Kirsten Hubbard & Michelle Schusterman, David Almond, Jared Reck, Martin Stewart, Jessica Olien, and Michele Corriel.

  • Dungeons & Dragons Joins Candlewick’s 'Ology Series

    Candlewick Press is bringing two books tied to 'Dungeons & Dragons,' the fantasy role-playing game, to the U.S. market.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of April 25, 2016

    Hitting bookshelves this week are a meta picture book about reading, an historical middle grade about two unlikely allies, and the conclusion to a mythological YA series.

  • Rights Report: Week of April 18, 2016

    New deals for Allison Fairall, Mariko Tamaki, Zach Hines, Renee Collins, Tony Abbott, and Tamara Ireland Stone.

  • Rafael López's Murals Inspire New Picture Book

    Rafael López's murals in San Diego's East Village are the inspiration for a new picture book, 'Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood,' written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell and illustrated by López.

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PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Ruth Chan
Debut author-illustrator Ruth Chan talks about her picture book, ‘Where’s the Party?’, about a cat named Georgie whose attempts to throw a party don’t go as planned, as well as her own path to becoming a children’s book artist.
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