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    New England Children's Booksellers Take Up Diversity, Inclusion at NEIBA Conference

    Children’s booksellers and authors came together to discuss ways to increase diverse perspectives in children’s literature at the annual New England Independent Booksellers Association gathering in Providence, R.I., held September 18–20.

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    Children's Books at the Brooklyn Book Festival: A Photo Essay

    The 12th annual Brooklyn Book Festival took place in downtown Brooklyn on September 16 and 17, drawing a record 45,000 attendees.

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    Four Questions for Peter Sís

    Sís, a Hans Christian Andersen Award winner and three-time Caldecott Honoree, spoke to PW about his two-tiered personal inspiration for 'Robinson.'

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    In Brief: September 21, 2017

    This week, Richard Paul Evans celebrates the final Michael Vey book; YA authors chat about love and hate in Pasadena; Macmillan staffers channel their inner riot grrrls; middle-grade friends and authors catch up; an author and cancer survivor celebrates with a joyful book launch; and author-illustrator Michaele Razi is frank about spiders.

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    New Kids' and YA Books: Week of September 25, 2017

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about an owl, a monkey, and a balloon; a middle grade novel about tolerance from the perspective of a tree; and a YA novel about Mexican teens seeking better lives.

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    Besser to Replace Boughton at Macmillan Children's

    Senior v-p and publishing director Simon Boughton is leaving Macmillan; Jennifer Besser, currently president and publisher of G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, will assume his role on October 30.

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    YA Reimagining of 'Cinderella' Sells in Major Pre-Frankfurt Deal

    Jennifer Donnelly's 'Stepsister,' which is told from the vantage point of one of the "wicked" stepsisters in 'Cinderella,' sold to Scholastic after a nine-bidder auction. It went for a sum rumored to be in the mid-to-high six-figure range, and a film deal is imminent.

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    Robinson Named Winner of NBF's Literarian Award

    The National Book Foundation has named Scholastic chairman, president, and CEO Dick Robinson the recipient of its 2017 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community.

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    Q & A with Kristin Cashore

    PW spoke with Cashore about stepping away from the Graceling Realm in her new novel, 'Jane, Unlimited.'

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    Dan Santat and Connie Hsu in Conversation

    Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat and his editor at Roaring Brook, Connie Hsu, talk about their latest collaboration, 'After the Fall.'

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