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Jhalak Prize launches new award for children’s and YA

The Jhalak Prize, which annually awards the Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, has launched a new, second prize for books for children and young adults. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 07:13:10 UTC ]
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Pandemic spikes youth reading habits, TRA survey finds

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a spike in reading among young adults, a survey from The Reading Agency has found. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 02:12:37 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers for July: An Urban Online Gaming Culture Drives Sales

New fiction on China's bestseller lists captures the contemporary sensibilities of young adults in the country's largest cities. The post China Bestsellers for July: An Urban Online Gaming Culture Drives Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-30 05:30:36 UTC ]
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Street Noise Books Readies a New Line of Nonfiction Graphic Books

Street Noise Books, a new independent publishing house specializing in graphic memoir and illustrated nonfiction for young adults, will publish its first list in January 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Art Connects Us: Sarah Odedina

As a recipient of the Arts Connects Us Grant I travelled to Ghana and Sierra Leone to meet with writers and publishing professionals working in the field of books for young readers to foster creative and collaborative exchanges between those contacts and publishing professionals and readers in... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-03-19 11:10:28 UTC ]
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Obituary: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Author Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, creator of more than 130 books for children and young adults, and known for her beloved series about boy detective Nate the Great, died on March 12; she was 90. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Laura Bates on writing for young adults

Writer and Everyday Sexism Project founder Laura Bates talks to Caroline Carpenter about her first YA novel, The Burning. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Betty Miles

Betty Miles, the pioneering feminist author of more than 25 books for children and young adults, died on July 19 at the age of 90. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Patricia Hermes

Prolific author Patricia Hermes, creator of more than 50 books for children and young adults, died on July 11 at her home in Phoenix; she was 82. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humanoids Adds Graphic Novel Lines for Kids and Adults

European graphic novel publisher Humanoids is adding Humanoids Kids, a new line of graphic novels for children and young adults, and Slice of Life, a new line of books focused on a variety of material aimed at older readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magabala Books: 30 years of Indigenous publishing – in pictures

Magabala Books was born in 1984, when a group of Indigenous elders from the Kimberley in Western Australia decided to establish their own publishing house focused on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and illustrators, and telling Indigenous stories. Magabala publishes for a general... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spell binders: How Juliette MacIver, Toby Morris, Mary-anne Scott and Lisala Halapua write their acclaimed children's books

We meet four finalists in the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults and ask them how they create the words and images that capture kids' imaginations. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stevens and Mason win inaugural kids awards at CrimeFest

Robin Stevens and Simon Mason have won the inaugural awards for Best Crime Novel for Children and Young Adults respectively at the annual CrimeFest Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top 10 Trends in Reading and Book Apps for Children

Spain's Elisa Yuste talks us through leading concepts and directions in apps for kids and young adults in the coming year, including more apps for 'Android kids.' The post Top 10 Trends in Reading and Book Apps for Children appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-02 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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How to spend $70 million entertaining the under-35 crowd

Good news for people who like funny dogs, sexy NFL quarterbacks and innovations pertaining to macaroni and cheese. Online publisher Defy Media, which attracts millions of young adults and teenagers to such goofy information, announced last week that it picked up $70 million from investors. And... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ANZAC Heroes book sends children the 'wrong message'

The winning book at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults has been criticised for endorsing New Zealand's participation in World War I and "glorifying" the killing of Germans. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six Wellington finalists for the 2016 children's book awards

There are six creative Wellingtonians among the finalists of the 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, announced on Wednesday. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA take on Da Vinci Code to be released

An abridged version of Dan Brown's best-selling book The Da Vinci Code is to be published for young adults, his publisher announces. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2016-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pew Survey Shows Adult Reading in Decline

Adult readership is down 4% from 2013, with 72% of American adults having read a book in the past year according to a new Pew survey. Young adults, meanwhile, were revealed as the nation's most avid readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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