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    Kate Reynolds, general book buyer at Colgate Bookstore in Hamilton, N.Y., has reorganized the store's children’s room and devoted a large section of the back wall to what she is calling “The Best of the Best,” in an effort to help families find the right books, particularly for the holidays.

  • 2020 Children's Book Week Plans Are Underway

    Following on the heels of the 100th anniversary celebration of Children's Book Week comes the preparation for next spring's program, which is slated for May 4–10.

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    The mood of the exhibitors and visitors was sunny and positive at the seventh edition of the China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair, which concluded its three-day run on November 17.

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    On November 15, freelance writers for Barnes & Noble's Teen and Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blogs tweeted the news that they had been let go.

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  • In Brief: November 14, 2019

    This week, Angie Thomas addresses a crowd at the Brooklyn Public Library; Odd Dot employees face a fun night; Christian Robinson has a serendipitous reunion; Matt Holm poses with a brave knight; Brittney Morris makes an appearance in Jackson, Miss.; and Stephen Shaskan and Trisha Speed Shaskan travel across Minnesota for a comic creation workshop.

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