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    The Jane Addams Peace Association has announced the recipients of the 2021 Jane Addams Children's Book Awards.

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    Walter Dean Myers Awards Announced

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    Rights Report: Week of January 18, 2021

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    In Brief: January 21, 2020

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    Prolific children’s book author and former editor Kathleen Krull died on January 15 following a brief illness; she was 68.

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