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  • B&N to Create Kids' Graphic Novel Sections In All Its Stores

    Beginning this month, Barnes & Noble plans to create dedicated sections for middle grade graphic novels in all of its stores.

  • Children’s Institute 2018: CI 6 Gets Political

    Concerns about the separation of immigrant children from their parents, diversity, and changing the world found a place alongside nuts-and-bolts education at this year's conference.

  • Children’s Institute 2018: Children’s Books Remain Strong

    While the number of indie bookstores around the country continues to grow, so too does one of the strongest segments of the books category, children's. NPD Books offered the latest stats and trends to watch.

  • Rights Report: Week of June 18, 2018

    New deals this week for Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner, Veronica Rossi, and more.

  • Kid Lit Campaign Rallies Against Immigration Horrors

    The children’s literature community is banding together to rally support and raise money for a new campaign, Kid Lit Says No Kids in Cages.

  • Geraldine McCaughrean, Sydney Smith Win 2018 Carnegie, Greenaway Medals

    The 2018 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals were awarded to Geraldine McCaughrean for 'Where the World Ends,' and the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal went to Canadian illustrator Sydney Smith for his illustrations in Joanne Schwartz’s 'Town Is by the Sea.'

  • Scholastic's New Focus on Nonfiction

    Launching in September, the new Scholastic Focus imprint brings narrative nonfiction to middle grade and young adult readers. (Sponsored)

  • BookExpo and BookCon 2018: Authors Explore the Multiplicities of Diversity

    Both BookExpo and BookCon organizers have committed themselves to scheduling panels meant to raise awareness of diversity and multiculturalism in literature.

  • In Brief: June 14, 2018

    This week, Wendell Minor is honored as an artist laureate; First Book staffers transform into mermaids; Natasha Anastasia Tarpley’s 'I Love My Hair!' gets a new look; and debut author Christina Uss rides her bike to school.

  • Kids' Booksellers Predict Strong Summer Sales

    We asked children's booksellers about the books they expect will be in high demand at their stores this season, from buzzed-about standalone titles to anticipated sequels, and more.

  • 'Beyond Stagecoaches and Petticoats': Navigating Trends in Mass Market Nonfiction

    Publishers gathered to discuss the expanding category of children's mass market nonfiction during a June 6 event held by the American Book Producers Association in New York City.

  • 2018 LitUp Festival in Photos

    See photo highlights from the inaugural LitUp, a literature and arts festival for teens, which was held on May 12 in the Kansas City, Mo., metro area.

  • Rights Report: Week of June 11, 2018

    New deals this week for Karen M. McManus, Laurie Halse Anderson, Lindsey Roth Culli, and more.

  • BookCon 2018: YA Authors Steal the Show

    BookCon, which took place June 2–3 at the Javits Center in New York City, was a literary wonderland for 20,000 booklovers, including many YA fans.

  • BookCon 2018 in Photos

    The fifth annual BookCon, the fan-focused counterpoint to BookExpo, took place on June 2 and 3 at the Javits Center in New York City.

  • BookExpo 2018 in Photos

    See highlights from the annual BookExpo, which took place May 30 to June 1, with an all-star lineup of bestselling and rising children’s authors and illustrators.

  • BookExpo 2018: Middle Grade Editors Honor Authenticity, Grit

    The editors at this year's Middle Grade Buzz Books panel at BookExpo presented five novels featuring determined characters as well as genuine voices and relationships.

  • NYRF Panel Helps Children's Authors and Agents Navigate New Hollywood

    At the New York Rights Fair last week, producers, agents, and film executives took part in a panel discussion about the art of adapting children's and YA books for screens big and small.

  • In Brief: June 7, 2018

    This week, Jacqueline Woodson receives the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award; Kazu Kibuishi throws a first pitch; Susanna Reich and Gary Golio are awarded the Alice Curtis Desmond Award; Elise Parsley sticks her neck out; and DDG Booksellers find good homes for their ARCs.

  • Kate Morgan Jackson to Retire from HarperCollins Children's Books

    HarperCollins has announced that Kate Morgan Jackson will be retiring from her role as senior v-p, editor-in-chief, and associate publisher of HarperCollins Children’s Books.

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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