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    Remembering Tomie dePaola

    Marking what would have been his 86th birthday, family, friends, and colleagues honored the late author-illustrator Tomie dePaola during a digital memorial service on September 15.

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    Building Bridges: The Art of Children's Book Translation

    We spoke with 10 acclaimed translators about the unique challenges and rewards of adapting international children's books for English-speaking readers.

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    Four Questions for Tom Lichtenheld

    We spoke with Tom Lichtenheld about 'Moo-Moo, I Love You!,' his final book with friend Amy Krouse Rosenthal, which he completed after she died in 2017.

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    2020 CBC Diversity Award Winners Announced

    The Children's Book Council has revealed the winners of its third annual CBC Diversity Outstanding Achievement Awards.

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    World Kid Lit Month Kicks Off with Virtual Celebration

    This September, the annual celebration of children's books in translation pivoted to an online format amid the pandemic, which includes two Zoom panels and other programming.

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    In Brief: September 17, 2020

    This week, Tracy Deonn has a "legendary" launch; Scholastic authors partake in a virtual panel on reality; Lilliam Rivera Zooms into The Lit. Bar for a time-honored tradition; and Alex London takes drawing lessons from Marie Lu.

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    New Kids' and YA Books: Week of September 21, 2020

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a teacher's march for civil rights, a middle grade graphic novel update of 'Little Women,' a YA fantasy novel following an esoteric bookseller on the lam, and more.

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    2020 NBA Longlist for Young People’s Literature Announced

    The National Book Foundation has announced the 2020 National Book Award longlist for Young People’s Literature.

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    Cover Reveal: Krosoczka Launches Graphic Memoir and Web Series

    National Book Award finalist Jarrett Krosoczka returns to his adolescence in 'Sunshine,' his second graphic memoir for teens, the cover of which is revealed here.

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    A Lesson in Hope: Children's Authors Who Are Teachers During Covid-19

    We asked a number of authors who are also teachers how they are adapting and maintaining optimism amid the pandemic.

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