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    Q & A with Alison McGhee

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    NYRB Launches Children's Paperback Imprint

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    Chronicle Builds Publishing Program Around 'Construction Site'

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    Hot Off the Presses: Week of August 3, 2015

    Among the titles hitting bookshelves next week are a metafictive picture book, a middle grade novel set amidst a plague-ridden 1920s San Francisco, an illustrated look at Hurricane Katrina, two YA novels that look at unexpected loves, a dystopian YA from a trio of authors, and the latest from two Newbery Medalists.

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    Children's Job Moves: July 2015

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

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    Rights Report: Week of July 27, 2015

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    Cottage Door Press Opens for Business

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    Mélanie Watt’s 'Bug in a Vacuum'

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    Seven Stories Board Books Address Social Justice

    "C is for Co-op….G is for Grassroots....J is for Justice!..." These are the lead-ins to three of the 26 entries in A Is for Activist, an alphabet board book featuring a multicultural cast of children and adults.

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PW KidsCast: A Conversation with R.L. Stine and Marc Brown
R.L. Stine and Marc Brown talk about their creepy new picture book, ‘The Little Shop of Monsters,’ and about why the project felt like a departure for both of them.
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