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    San Diego-based literacy organization Words Alive has been helping children and families in need harness the power of reading and "open opportunities for life success" since its founding in 1999.

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    Read on for news about Abrams's book series tied to The Garbage Pail Kids; Penguin's Bluey publishing program; Little, Brown's tie-ins to Miraculous; Scholastic's Kindi Kids books; and more.

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  • Exit Interview with Michael Eisenberg

    PW recently caught up with the newly retired Eisenberg to ask him about some highlights of his career and his reflections on the changes he has witnessed in the children's publishing and library marketing spheres.

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