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    Jason Reynolds Takes Up the Mantle of National Ambassador

    Prolific and popular author Jason Reynolds was inaugurated as the seventh National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature on January 16 at the Library of Congress.

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    Based on the 1923 Newbery Medal-winning novel 'The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle,' Universal Pictures' $175 million adaptation called 'Dolittle' will sail into movie theaters on January 17.

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    In Brief: January 16, 2020

    This week, Wendy Lamb gets fêted as she steps down from her eponymous imprint; Dan Santat and Cecil Castellucci talk plainly; Tiffany Jewell celebrates her debut workbook; and Karen McManus has a Power-ful launch.

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    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a rhyming, metafictional picture book; a middle grade novel about a school for magic; and a YA novel in which a teen discovers she's part of an ancient Egyptian tribe.

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    Four Questions for Scott Magoon

    PW spoke with the illustrator about his collaborations with author Amy Krouse Rosenthal, who wrote more than 30 children's books before she died in 2017.

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    Noteworthy Novel Sequels: January 2020

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    Rights Report: Week of January 13, 2020

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    Jason Reynolds Named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

    We spoke with Reynolds about his plans to focus on empowering young people in small-town America with a platform he is calling 'Grab the Mic: Tell Your Story.'

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