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  • Smells Like Teen Imprint

    In the past five years, more than a dozen new imprints devoted to publishing novels for young adults have opened shop.

  • New YA-Only Imprints Seek to Make Their Mark

    In recent years, more than a dozen imprints dedicated to publishing specifically for teen readers have emerged, and PW spoke with a number of their publishers.

  • Western Great Lakes: All in the Family

    The western Great Lakes region is home to a number of high-profile children’s book publishers, including American Girl, headquartered in Middleton, Wis., a Madison suburb, and Albert Whitman & Company, in Park Ridge, Ill., a Chicago suburb.

  • NAIBA 2014: Discovering Children's Books

    Children's books were front and center at this year's "Discovery" conference held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Va., September 19–21.

  • In Brief: September 25

    This week, anthology contributors unleash their inner beasts; a "lowly" worm gets his day; an author and illustrator cry "wolfie" at a Book Fest; authors and illustrators give a hand to California educators; and a debut author reads to fans.

  • Hachette U.K. Creates Unified Children's Division

    Hachette U.K. has consolidated all of its children's publishing into a single division, to be headed by Hilary Murray Hill, who will join in January from Egmont as Hachette Children's Group CEO.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Diversity North: Canadian Publishing 2014

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: September 18, 2014

    This week in children's apps, we feature two apps that explore the outdoors—on safari and in the garden—and another app that helps loved ones stay connected through reading.

  • Frances Foster: A Memorial

    Frances Foster, who died on June 8, was remembered in a memorial service on September 17 at the New School Auditorium in New York City.

  • In Brief: September 18

    This week, sweepstakes winners go on the hunt at the Natural History Museum; an author and illustrator team celebrates on their home turf; an author is "a-mazed" to see his book unfold on screen; book fest cofounders celebrate in Boston; an author enjoys a big city release party; a runaway cookie is on the loose in New Jersey; and a book launch provides a forum for young entrepreneurs.

  • Enchanted Lion: A Visit with the Brooklyn-Based Indie Publisher

    Enchanted Lion, known for publishing international picture books with a playfully subversive flair, shares its space with a real estate office on a tranquil block in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

  • What's Selling at Blue Manatee

    Sarah Jones, a bookseller at Cincinnati's Blue Manatee Children’s Books and Decafé, talks about what she is recommending to children and the adults in their lives as the school year gets underway.

  • 2014 NBA Young People's Literature Longlist Announced

    The National Book Foundation has announced the 2014 National Book Award longlist for Young People’s Literature.

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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