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    Exhibitors Find a Buzzing Shanghai Fair and a Booming Children's Market

    A bigger venue and a much expanded professional program awaited exhibitors and visitors to this year's China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair, which recently completed its second run from November 20–22.

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    Q & A with Frank Portman

    Frank Portman's guitar anti-hero, the girl-obsessed Tom Hellerman, returns for the second half of his sophomore year in 'King Dork Approximately.'

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    10 Thanksgiving Books One Bookseller Is Thankful For

    The winter holidays are easily the most popular of our seasonal books but before winter sets in we try to give Thanksgiving it's time to shine.

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    Four Questions for...Jacqueline Woodson

    The third time's a charm for Jacqueline Woodson, whose memoir written in verse about her 1960s-era childhood, 'Brown Girl Dreaming,' won the National Book Award in Young People's Literature last week

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    Holiday Shopping: #GiveaBook, Help a Child

    Penguin Random House is embracing the holiday spirit of generosity with the launch of #GiveaBook, a social media campaign that promotes books as holiday gifts.

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    Mr. Lunch Gets an Exhibition

    The Mr. Lunch books and illustrator J.otto Seibold are spotlighted at the Contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco in an exhibition called "J.otto Seibold and Mr. Lunch."

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    Licensing Hotline: November 25

    Sourcebooks has secured the rights to Nickelodeon's portfolio of properties for its Put Me in the Story personalized book platform. The first two titles are 'Dora's Birthday Surprise!' and 'Happy Birthday, SpongeBob!'

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    Rights Report: Week of November 24, 2014

    New deals for David Ezra Stein, Marilyn Hilton, and Adam Lehrhaupt.

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    Children's Job Moves: November 2014

    New job announcements in children's publishing for November 2014.

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    Handler Donates $110,000 to We Need Diverse Books

    Daniel Handler, whose comments about Jacqueline Woodson after she received a National Book Award offended many, is sending $110,000 to We Need Diverse Books this week in support of its fundraising campaign, raising the total date to $321,901.

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