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    Literary Organization Pairs Seasoned Editors with Diverse Writers

    Now in its second year of sponsoring a mentorship program for diverse writers, The Word, A Storytelling Sanctuary has selected three children’s writers to partner with editors from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers to revise and fine-tune their manuscripts.

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    Quarantine: From Dystopian YA Series to Summer Camp

    A YA novel published several years ago, 'Quarantine,' has inspired the launch of Northern Illinois University's STEM-focused summer camp for high school students.

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    Rights Report: Week of June 24, 2019

    New deals announced for Asha Bromfield, Sophia Glock, Shannon Dittemore, and more.

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    Cover Reveal: Mildred D. Taylor Bids Farewell to the Logans

    Viking has announced the January 2020 publication of 'All the Days Past, All the Days to Come,' the fifth and final novel in Mildred D. Taylor’s Logan Family saga, which began in 1975.

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    In Brief: June 20, 2019

    This week, Peter Sís goes on a picture book odyssey; a pouty fish finds a reason to smile; Drag Queen Story Hour celebrates Pride Month; author Ellen Goodlett concludes her YA duology; the Jewish community commemorates Anne Frank; and canine heroes enter the spotlight.

  • Book News

    Market Research Says Children’s Books Up, Overall Market Flat

    A recent presentation on the latest consumer buying trends in the book industry showed that children’s book sales remain stable in a generally flat market.

  • Book News

    New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of June 24, 2019

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a boy who wants a puppy but gets a truck instead, a middle grade novel about two baseball-playing siblings who summon zombies, and a YA debut about a Philadelphia teen living with chronic illness.

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    New Mural at Brooklyn Public Library Features Seven Children’s Artists

    The Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library has unveiled a new mural by seven children’s illustrators: Selina Alko, Sophie Blackall, Yuyi Morales, Christopher Myers, Stephen Savage, Javaka Steptoe, and Paul O. Zelinsky.

  • Book News

    Noteworthy Picture Book Sequels: July and August 2019

    Notable picture book and illustrated sequels publishing in the next two months include a pigeon’s first day of school, a magic-infused ballet, a llama learning about responsibility, and more.

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    Rights Report: Week of June 17, 2019

    New deals announced for Suzanne Collins, Rachel Vincent, Darcie Little Badger and Rovina Cai, and more.

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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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