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    Bestselling author Dav Pilkey will be welcoming readers inside his mind through Dav Pilkey at Home, a collaboration between the author, the Library of Congress, and Scholastic.

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    Virtual Handselling: Recommendations from Book Passage’s Children’s Buyer

    Clare Doornbos, children’s book buyer for Book Passage in Corte Madera, Calif., kicks off our new series with her picks for new and noteworthy kids' books.

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    Children's Books and Authors Affected by the Coronavirus: March 26, 2020

    PW is tracking some of the new and forthcoming books for young readers that have taken a hit during the pandemic, and we will be featuring these roundups regularly.

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    Q & A with Rebecca Stead

    Newbery Medlist Rebecca Stead spoke with us about addressing strong emotions head-on in her new middle-grade novel, 'The List of Things That Will Not Change.'

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    DC Kids Camp Engages Children at Home

    Joining the ranks of publishers that are going digital to reach young readers during the coronavirus outbreak, DC has launched a series of virtual activities featuring the publisher's middle grade authors and illustrators.

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    New Kids' and YA Books: Week of March 30, 2020

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a girl who collects bird's feathers, a middle grade novel about a boy craving normalcy despite his cancer diagnosis, and a YA novel centering on feminism and a queer romance.

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    Children's Publishers Relax Fair Use Policies

    Many children's publishers are balancing making content available to educators and parents in response to the new coronavirus with protecting the copyrights of the authors they publish.

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    With schools closed and parents working from home in the midst of the novel coronavirus, kids' books, particularly educational titles, have been faring well.

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    Latinx Children's Authors Launch Digital Writers Series

    Las Musas Latinx Authors Collective, a coalition of women and nonbinary Latinx kids' lit writers, has launched a series of programs on writing and publishing for aspiring and published writers alike.

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    'SCBWI Connects' Amid Coronavirus Crisis

    In an effort to support the work of its nationwide community of authors and artists during the Covid-19 outbreak, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators has launched #SCBWIConnects, an online directory of free digital resources by the organization’s published members.

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PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Supriya Kelkar
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