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  • 2019 YA-hoo Fest in Photos

    The second annual YA-hoo Fest: Chattanooga's Celebration of Young Adult Literature took place September 20–21 in southeast Tennessee; the festival drew more than 300 book lovers and 30 authors for two days of school visits, interactive panels, live music, signings, and more.

  • PNBA 2019: Diverse Books to Look for This Fall and Next Spring

    As in past years, the PNBA trade show emphasized diversity, not just in the authors it invites and booksellers and librarians who attend the show, but also in its educational programming.

  • PNBA 2019: Kids' Books and Authors Contribute to Energetic Show

    This year’s Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association annual trade show, held in Portland, Ore., from October 6–8, underscored the importance of children’s authors and illustrators in the region, and beyond.

  • In Brief: October 17, 2019

    This week, a young viral star gets interviewed about her new book; YA rom-com authors serve on a "love"ly panel; Shamim Sarif's launch empowers women; and a DC artist showcases mystical illustrations at Comic Con.

  • Teen Forum: 'Who Put the C in CBC?'

    On October 16, Children's Book Council members from a variety of publishing houses gathered in Manhattan for the teen session of "Who Put the C in CBC? Hearing Directly from the Children."

  • New Venture: Random House Graphic

    We checked in with publishing director Gina Gagliano about her progress with children's graphic novel imprint Random House Graphic, whose first list launches in January.

  • Empathy and Wonder Inspire New Children's Press

    Blue Dot Kids Press, a new children's publisher operating out of San Francisco and Wellington, New Zealand, has unveiled five titles forthcoming in spring 2020 on its inaugural list for readers ages three to eight years old.

  • Heartland Fall Forum 2019: It's All About Children's Books and Authors

    The latest Heartland, which took place October 2–4 in Cleveland, was noticeably smaller than in previous years; but the small show proved to be productive for booksellers, with many buzzing about children's and YA books.

  • Heartland Fall Forum 2019: Children's Authors Speak Their Truths

    The importance of telling one’s story was the underlying theme of the Children’s Author Breakfast and keynote speeches at the recent forum.

  • In Brief: October 10, 2019

    This week, Pasadena Public Library holds its annual YA literature festival; Emily Lloyd-Jones's launch is a "bone-a fide" success; fans wig out over Erin Stewart's debut; and Sue Macy and Stacy Innerst celebrate a book-rescuing hero.

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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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