#Young Adult Publishing

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Troika acquires YA holocaust novel

Independent publisher Troika Books has bought a YA novel about Hitler’s attempted extermination of the Roma and Sinti people. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UEL launches writers prize for young adults

The University of East London is launching a new literary fiction prize for young adults, the CityLife Prize for Fiction for Young Writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author wins Edinburgh First Book Award

YA author Kathryn Evans has won the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award for her début novel, More of Me (Usborne). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Kids' and YA Books: Week of October 31, 2016

Hitting shelves next week are a picture book tribute to the creator of Peter Rabbit, a middle grade novel featuring two pranksters, and a YA novel centering on the romance of two teens from different worlds. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan buys two Jennifer E Smith YA novels

Macmillan Children’s Books has bought the UK and Commonwealth rights to two novels by US YA writer Jennifer E Smith. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher delays YA novel amid row over invented black 'street dialect'

When We Was Fierce by eE Charlton-Trujillo uses invented street dialect slammed by one reviewer as ‘rife with insult and lack of awareness’The publication of young adult novel When We Was Fierce has been postponed by its author and publisher following harsh criticism of the “deeply offensive”... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #racial insensitivity #harsh criticism #young adult


Children's, YA Graphic Novels Get Expanded BISAC Codes

In a move that will help publishers, retailers and librarians to more precisely describe and categorize children's and YA graphic novels, BISG will offer an expanded number of BISAC codes and subject headings for the category beginning in January 2017. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crossan wins YA Book Prize 2016

Sarah Crossan’s free verse novel One (Bloomsbury Children’s Books) has won The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: 'Strange Disease Books' and Other YA Trends

For the Thursday morning panel called Current Trends in YA, author Daniel Kraus rattled off a few crops of recent strains he’s observed, including books about “body parts, agoraphobia, and strange disease books.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker to publish Scott Bergstrom YA novel in UK

Walker Books has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to The Cruelty, a YA thriller by Scott Bergstrom. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'YA and children's books deserve to be judged separately'

Fiona Noble argues for the introduction of separate YA and Children's Carnegie medals.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies strong on YA Book Prize shortlist

Independent publishers Bloomsbury Children’s and David Fickling Books are leading the shortlist for this year’s Bookseller’s YA Book Prize, run in association with book printer Clays. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transgender YA novel to Usborne

Usborne has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to a debut YA novel about a transgender teenager. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ellen and Ivison pen “freshers” YA novel

Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison, the authors of Lobsters and Never Evers, are writing a new YA novel about the first year of university. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two YA novels from Lauren Oliver to Hodder & Stoughton

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired two new YA/adult crossover novels from Lauren Oliver. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA novel to be Glyndebourne opera

Glyndebourne will next year stage an opera based on Nothing, a YA novel by Danish author Janne Teller released in the UK by Scottish independent publisher Strident. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Sales 2015: Picture Books and Middle Grade Top YA

Although retail sales over the Thanksgiving weekend often receive a lot of attention, the fourth quarter as a whole continues to be vital for independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Zealand lifts ban on YA novel

New Zealand has lifted its temporary ban on Into the River, a novel aimed at teenage boys by Ted Dawe, saying putting restriction on sales of the book is "unjustifiable". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK rights for banned YA book still available after US rights sold

UK rights for Ted Dawe’s divisive award-winning YA novel, Into the River, are still available, Penguin Random House NZ has confirmed, after US and Canadian rights were sold to independent American publisher Polis Books. Polis Books also acquired the rights to Dawe’s earlier novel Thunder Road... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA Book Prize teams up with Hay Festival

The Bookseller is teaming up with the Hay Festival for next year’s YA Book Prize, whose submissions open today.   The Bookseller launched the 2016 prize at its children’s conference in London today (29th September), alongside the winner of the 2015 prize, Louise O’Neill. Submissions are now... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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