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    In Brief: December 2, 2021

    Last month ended not with a bang but with an acoustic rooster song; authors celebrated the Asian Pacific American Experience; writers held a panel to tickle the funny bone; and a con commemorated the launch of the third installment in a YA series.

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    New Kids' and YA Books: Weeks of November 29 and December 6, 2021

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