Liza Kaplan has been promoted to assistant editor at Dutton Children's Books.

Kristen Vaccariello has been promoted to managing editor, Dial Books for Young Readers from associate managing editor.

Kristina Aven has been promoted to publicist, Penguin Young Readers Group from associate publicist.

Daniel Nayeri has been named to the new position of digital editorial director of the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group, where he will oversee the e-book publishing program for all frontlist and backlist HMH children’s books, as well as acquiring e-original content and developing multimedia projects. He was previously editor at Clarion Books, an HMH imprint.

At Berean, Bill Nielsen has been appointed as COO and Fred Ichniowski has been appointed director of business operations.