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    Little Simon Graphic Novels, created for readers ages five to nine, will roll out in February 2021 under the Little Simon chapter-book imprint, and Ready-to-Read Graphics will debut next summer.

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  • In Brief: November 19, 2020

    This week, Chloe Gong launches a 'delight' of a debut; Jason Naylor unveils a colorful surprise; Scholastic Press authors gather for a heart-to-heart; and Marissa Meyer is a Karma Chameleon.

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    Accepting the award for their novel 'King and the Dragonflies,' Kacen Callender said, "Young people already have changed the world in so many ways, and it’s an honor and a privilege to be given the platform and the opportunity to help in their guidance through the magic of story.”

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