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  • Gina Gagliano to Leave Random House Graphic

    Gina Gagliano, the founder and publishing director of Random House Graphic, Random House Children's Books’ graphic novel imprint, is leaving the company effective December 3.

  • New York City Reads in Color with Little Free Libraries

    The Little Free Library organization has installed special "Read in Color" book-sharing boxes in New York City as part of its effort to reach underserved communities in cities around the country.

  • Read Alouds That Rock: Wordless Wonders

    Continuing our series on leading engaging storytimes, we asked six experts to discuss the wonders of wordless picture books and how they share them with young readers.

  • PRH Education Promotes Inclusive Curriculum via #DisruptTexts Partnership

    In an effort to expand the literary canon for students across all grade levels, Penguin Classics has joined forces with #DisruptTexts, a crowdsourced, grassroots organization orchestrated by and aimed at teachers.

  • Children's Starred Reviews 2021

    Our Children’s Starred Reviews Annual features more than 350 reviews of exceptional books for young readers, a selection of interviews with some of today’s top authors and illustrators, our 50 Best Books of 2021, and a cover by Ruth Chan.

  • Going Their Own Way: Heartland Children's Publishers Think About Tomorrow

    We spoke with a number of Midwest children’s publishers about how they are addressing timely issues to meet young readers' social and emotional needs.

  • Monica Perez to Helm Versify Books

    HarperCollins Children's Books has announced the appointment of Monica Perez as editorial director of Versify Books, a role she will assume on November 29.

  • Malinda Lo Wins 2021 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

    The author won the prize for her YA novel 'Last Night at the Telegraph Club,' a queer love story set in San Francisco's Chinatown in 1954.

  • YA Author's Podcast Marks Milestone

    'First Draft with Sarah Enni,' a weekly podcast featuring interviews with notable YA authors, has reached one million total downloads.

  • Santa Monica Press Enters YA Market

    An independent publisher of nonfiction titles for adults for more than a quarter century, Santa Monica Press will launch a line of books for teens next February.

  • Taking the Pulse of STEM/STEAM for Young Readers

    Editors discuss the new focus on socially relevant topics, and other developments in the category.

  • Obituary: April Pulley Sayre

    April Pulley Sayre, known for her many books for children spotlighting the wonders of science and nature, died on November 6 of metastatic breast cancer; she was 55.

  • In Brief: November 11, 2021

    This week, married illustrators enjoy an in-person launch with surprise guests; a renowned YA author celebrates a week-long launch; an artful affair takes place in NYC; the Boston Book Festival gets dreamy; and an author gets caught signing stock at a bookstore.

  • Mayo Clinic Press Reaches into Children's Market

    Mayo Clinic Press in Rochester, Minn., has launched its first line of children's books exploring physical, mental, and emotional health topics.

  • Catherine Onder Joins Sourcebooks as Children’s Publisher

    Sourcebooks has named Catherine Onder to the newly created role of v-p and publisher of children’s books.

  • A Kids Company About Launches Streaming Content for Teens

    Children's media provider A Kids Company About has created a streaming platform designed to engage and educate young listeners on a variety of age-appropriate topics.

  • 2021 Fall Children's Book Week Gets Underway

    Closing out the second leg of this year’s Children's Book Week, the Children's Book Council and Every Child a Reader are gearing up for the fall celebration.

  • Children's Job Moves: October 2021

    Job moves in children's publishing during October 2021.

  • Bank Street Book Festival 2021: Autonomy, Responsibility, and Journeys

    Book Fest @ Bank Street, hosted by the Center for Children's Literature at Bank Street College of Education in Manhattan in non-Covid times, returned to the digital space for the second year in a row on October 16.

  • Now Streaming: 'A Tale Dark & Grimm'

    We spoke with author Adam Gidwitz about seeing his middle grade book series A Tale Dark & Grimm adapted as an animated Netflix series.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver
Co-authors and Hollywood insiders Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver discuss their new book, Alien Superstar: Hollywood vs. the Galaxy, and their process for writing compelling comedies for kids.
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