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    On Tour with Dan Santat

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    Four Questions for Katherine Paterson

    The Newbery Medalist discusses her first new novel in more than five years, 'My Brigadista Year.'

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    Heartland Fall Forum 2017: Children's Booksellers Celebrate the Ties That Bind

    This year's joint trade show of the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association and the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association emphasized the essential links between publishers, booksellers, and authors.

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    In Brief: October 19, 2017

    The week in children's publishing events.

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    Licensing Hotline: October 2017

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    ATK and Sourcebooks to Collaborate on Food-Related Books for Kids

    America’s Test Kitchen, the Boston-based publisher and multimedia company best known for its eponymous public television show, is partnering with Sourcebooks to launch a line of children's books.

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    New MCPG Imprint Brings Workman Team to Macmillan

    A new, as-yet-unnamed imprint of the Macmillan Children's Publishing Group has been formed, with three high-ranking employees in Workman's children's division departing the smaller publisher to take its helm.

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British author-illustrator Katie Green discusses her graphic memoir ‘Lighter Than My Shadow,’ which traces her long struggle with and recovery from anorexia, as well as why telling the story visually was so important.
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