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    Spanish-Language Books: Looking for Answers in a Growing Market

    On June 18, I hosted a PW webinar called “Spanish-Language Books in the U.S.” that generated a number of questions from publishers, booksellers, and librarians.

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    ALA 2015 in Photos

    Librarians and other book enthusiasts gathered in San Francisco June 25–30; see our photos of some of the authors in attendance.

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    Licensing Hotline: July 2

    Candlewick Entertainment is publishing four tie-in titles – a novel, two early readers, and a board book – linked to 'Shaun the Sheep: The Movie,' produced by Aardman Animations and being released by Lionsgate on August 5.

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    Four Questions for...Jacqueline Kelly

    It’s been six years since Jacqueline Kelly's first novel, 'The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate,' burst on the scene, but now to the relief of her many fans, Calpurnia reappears in a sequel.

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    In Brief: July 2, 2015

    This week, the Wimpy Kid travels to the Vatican; police officers – and the inspirations behind two middle-grade characters – head to the library; a publisher's softball team is a hit; an author and illustrator receive an honor; and writers talk shop in Wyoming.

  • Book News

    Hot Off the Presses: Week of July 6, 2015

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a new "tail" from a bestselling author, a collection of animal pictures ranging from wild to domestic, a high fantasy YA and contemporary realistic romance, a picture book following a family on an evening journey, the return of an award-winning middle grade heroine, and two fractured fairy tales for middle graders.

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    We Need Diverse Books Announces Appointments

    We Need Diverse Books, the grassroots organization-cum-nonprofit that emerged one year ago on the eve of the debut BookCon fan fest, continues to tweak its organizational structure.

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    Teen's Self-Published Book on Bullying Picked Up by Scholastic

    When Aija Mayrock self-published 'The Survival Guide to Bullying,' she didn't know at the time that it would not only attract the attention of kids across America, but of publishers as well.

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    Rights Report: Week of June 29, 2015

    New deals for Aditi Khorana Noelle Stevenson & Todd Casey, Andrew Lane, Bethany Wiggins, Jennifer Rush, and Jacob Sager Weinstein.

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    Children's Job Moves: June 2015

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

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