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  • School & Library Spotlight Fall 2018: Maker Movement Resource List

    Publishers share their newest titles related to maker education.

  • School & Library Spotlight Fall 2018: 'A Few of My Favorite Maker Things'

    Heather Lister, senior maker fellow at the Foundry Makerspace near Harrisburg, Pa., and former director of maker education for educational materials distributor Mackin, told us about some of her makerspace essentials.

  • School & Library Spotlight Fall 2018: A Makerspace Snapshot

    Kathy Lester, a media specialist and technology coach in Michigan, shares how she has embraced the maker movement in her community.

  • School & Library Spotlight Fall 2018: 'Making' Lessons Memorable

    We take a look at the rise of maker-focused education, and the many creative ways in which DIY projects and technology are being integrated in classrooms and libraries.

  • Children's Publisher Kickstarts Its Book-for-Book Promise

    New children’s publisher Bushel & Peck has launched a Kickstarter campaign to support its goal of providing books to kids in need.

  • Movie Alert: 'Mortal Engines'

    We spoke with author Philip Reeve about the adaptation of his 2001 YA novel 'Mortal Engines,' which rolls into theaters on December 14.

  • In Brief: December 13, 2018

    This week, debut picture book authors Sean Hayes and Scott Icenogle visit Rachael Ray; a firefighter reads to kids; and William Joyce celebrates the final Guardians book.

  • Licensing Hotline: December 2018

    Read on for news about IDW's Dungeons & Dragons franchise, publishers' involvement with Moonlite's story projector, and other recent licensing activities.

  • Promoting Reading and Nurturing Illustrators in China the IBBY Way

    As China's massive children's book market continues to expand, the International Board on Books for Young People is stepping up efforts to support Chinese publishing and opportunities for international collaboration.

  • A Publisher Reflects on the Blurred Line Between Middle Grade and YA

    Stacy Whitman, publisher and editorial director of Lee & Low's Tu Books imprint, considers the sometimes slippery distinction between middle grade and YA fiction.

  • St. Paul Launches Intergenerational Reading Program

    The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library in Minnesota has partnered with the city government to launch Read Brave St. Paul, an intergenerational, citywide reading program.

  • Cincinnati's Blue Manatee Bookstore Put on the Market

    John Hutton, who with his wife, Sandra Gross, purchased Cincinnati's 29-year-old Blue Manatee Bookstore 17 years ago, announced that the couple is putting the bookstore up for sale—and will close its doors on January 14 if a new owner is not found by then.

  • Reed Exhibitions to Sponsor Children's Book Week 2019

    Reed Exhibitions, the organizer of BookExpo and BookCon, has taken on the role of official sponsor of Children's Book Week 2019.

  • In Brief: December 6, 2018

    This week, Edward Hemingway shows off his baking skills; book and publishing organizations celebrate a fruitful book drive; Valerio Vidali and Violeta Lópiz visit New York City; and Trudi Trueit meets fans in the Seattle community.

  • Brisk Sales at Children's Stores Raise Hopes for Happy Holidays

    Strong early sales at children's bookstores are pointing to an overall positive holiday season, according to stores surveyed by PW following the Thanksgiving shopping bonanza.

  • Thai Children's Rights Fair Offers Access to the Diverse ASEAN Market

    The second edition of the International Children's Content Rights Fair, focusing on children's content from Southeast Asian publishers, ended its four-day run on December 2 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

  • Children's Job Moves: November 2018

    Job moves in children's literature during November 2018.

  • In Brief: November 29, 2018

    This week we present highlights from the 2018 Miami Book Fair, a literary festival held earlier this month featuring eight days of readings, presentations, and celebrations.

  • Children's Starred Reviews 2018

    PW's sixth Children’s Starred Reviews Annual features nearly 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 2018, a cover by Lucy Ruth Cummins, and more.

  • 2018 Colorado Teen Book Con in Photos

    The third annual Colorado Teen Book Con was hosted by Tattered Cover Book Store on November 3 in Littleton, Colo., bringing together 26 YA authors for a celebration of teen lit.

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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