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    New Kids' and YA Books: Week of March 25, 2019

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a book hoarding pig who can't read, a middle grade novel about a bully who gets a second chance, and a myth-infused science fiction YA novel.

  • Authors

    On Tour with Marcus Emerson

    Marcus Emerson recently set out on a national book tour to launch his new middle grade adventure 'Ben Braver and the Incredible Exploding Kid,' sequel to last year's 'The Super Life of Ben Braver.'

  • Authors

    Q & A with Lucy Strange

    Strange spoke with PW about her second historical novel for young readers, 'Our Castle by the Sea,' and weaving history with fantasy.

  • Industry News

    In Brief: March 21, 2019

    This week, a debut author brings her story of survival into the light; an actor-turned-author celebrates her debut; Hena Khan attends a Washington Wizards pregame; and author-illustrator Ben Clanton makes new friends.

  • Industry News

    2019 Carle Honors Announced

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has revealed the recipients of its 2019 Carle Honors.

  • Authors

    Obituary: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

    Author Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, creator of more than 130 books for children and young adults, and known for her beloved series about boy detective Nate the Great, died on March 12; she was 90.

  • Book News

    The Enemy Child Who Became a Leader: A U.S. Congressman's Story of Incarceration

    Andrea Warren's new book, 'Enemy Child,' is a timely nonfiction account of Norm Mineta, who was taken as a boy by military police with his Japanese-American family to an internment camp in Wyoming, where they lived for the duration of World War II.

  • Authors

    Q & A with Andrew Smith

    PW spoke with Andrew Smith about his middle grade debut, 'The Size of the Truth,' and the connections between his novels.

  • Industry News

    2019 Tucson Festival of Books in Photos

    See highlights from this year's Tucson Festival of Books, which took place at the University of Arizona on March 2–3, drawing approximately 140,000 attendees and featuring a lineup of 70 children's authors and storytellers, among others.

  • Book News

    Rights Report: Week of March 18, 2019

    New deals for Tanya Boteju, Alysa Wishingrad, Shannon and Dean Hale, Shivaun Plozza, and others.

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PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Katie Green
British author-illustrator Katie Green discusses her graphic memoir ‘Lighter Than My Shadow,’ which traces her long struggle with and recovery from anorexia, as well as why telling the story visually was so important.
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