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  • Tor Teen Marks 15-Year Milestone

    This fall, Tor Teen is celebrating the imprint’s 15th anniversary; we spoke with publisher Kathleen Doherty about the imprint's evolution and expansion.

  • Origin Stories: A Visit to 'Harry Potter: A History of Magic'

    In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the publication of 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone,' the New-York Historical Society has just opened the British Library's exhibition, 'Harry Potter: A History of Magic'; click through to see our photo tour.

  • MPIBA 2018: Children's Authors Speak of Changing Hearts and Minds

    That Mountain & Plains Independent Booksellers members are a close-knit community certainly was evident at this year's trade show in Denver, which took place October 11–13, featuring 85 authors, a majority of which were children’s authors.

  • In Brief: October 18, 2018

    This week, YA authors head to Pasadena; the Morristown Festival of Books draws a crowd; Candlewick staffers channel their inner Kate DiCamillo characters; YA nonfiction influences a theater production; author Aubre Andrus inspires readers to "change the world"; and psychologist Frank Sileo invites readers to meditate.

  • Licensing Hotline: October 2018

    Read on to learn about Scholastic's acquisition of She-Ra and RWBY, Macmillan's new Odd Squad license, dolls and apparel featuring Joe Books' Disney Princess art, Bendon's upcoming coloring and activity titles tied to 'Llama Llama' and 'True and the Rainbow Kingdom,' and more.

  • Kid Lit Activism Continues with Focus on November 6

    The Kid Lit community, which consistently works to rally support for numerous causes it champions, has set its sights on the midterm elections.

  • Diversity and Deep Connections for Children's Authors, Editors, and Booksellers at NAIBA 2018

    During the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association's annual conference, which took place October 6–8 in Baltimore, children’s and YA authors and editors shared their efforts to deepen and widen readers’ access to diverse stories.

  • Heartland Fall Forum 2018: Regional Presses Upping Children's Offerings

    Booksellers and vendors at this year's Heartland Fall Forum, which took place October 3–5 in Minneapolis, remarked on the growing number of children’s books from regional presses not known for their children’s output.

  • Heartland 2018: Laughter, Tears While Children's Authors Weave Tales

    There were plenty of opportunities for booksellers to hear authors speak about their lives and work at this year's Heartland Fall Forum, held October 3–5 in Minneapolis, in between attending the educational sessions in the Marriott Renaissance Hotel and the exhibit area in the Historic Union Depot's 19th-century train shed.

  • Telgemeier Unveils Two Books, and More Kids' News from New York Comic Con

    This year's New York Comic Con featured one very big announcement in children's graphic novel news: the titles and release dates of Raina Telgemeier's next two books, 'Guts' and 'Share Your Smile.'

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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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