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    Robin Benway Wins 2017 NBA for Young People's Literature

    Benway’s novel, 'Far from the Tree' has won this year's National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.

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    2017 National Book Awards for Young People's Literature in Photos

    Our photographer caught up with the five finalists for the Young People’s Literature prize, along with their editors.

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    Sun and Standards at AASL in Phoenix

    School librarians attending the 18th AASL National Conference, which took place November 9–11, absorbed not just great weather but a heady amount of professional development and networking, as well as a vibrant closing session with author Jason Reynolds.

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    2017 Boston Book Festival in Photos

    See highlights from the ninth annual Boston Book Festival, which took place on October 28, featuring a number of prominent children’s authors and illustrators.

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    Obituary: Sheila Barry

    Sheila Barry, highly regarded publisher of Groundwood Books, died in Toronto of complications from cancer on November 15.

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    In Brief: November 16, 2017

    This week, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris help launch a book-giving campaign; Elizabeth Verdick returns to her old stomping grounds; an annual YA book conference turns 14; a YA festival comes of age; Sharee Miller celebrates her debut picture book; and Innosanto Nagara presents his new book to D.C.-area kids.

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    Penguin Announces Sequel to Chelsea Clinton’s 'She Persisted'

    Penguin Young Readers will publish a companion book to Clinton’s bestselling nonfiction picture book, 'She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World.'

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    Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman's Memoir Holds Painful Revelations

    We spoke with Raisman about her new memoir, and coming to terms with the darker side of her experience as an Olympic gymnast.

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    Getting the Green Light: Notes from an SCBWI Agents Panel

    Members of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators gathered on November 6 in New York City to learn strategies for landing the ideal literary agent to champion one’s work.

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    Bologna Book Fair Renovations to Force Some Exhibitors to Move

    The 2018 Bologna Children’s Book Fair will see changes resulting from a €100 million renovation taking place at the exhibition center.

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