7 Books About Being Young and Messy in New York

My memoir is not unique. But only in the sense that my story unfolds with New York City as the backdrop, where so many other stories have unfolded and will continue to unfold long after I’m gone. That’s the beauty of this multilayered city: it unravels you, and no one’s unraveling is alike. Yes, there […] The post 7 Books About Being Young and Messy in New York appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers

World Book Day on Thursday typically woos young people toward reading, but Cambridge University Press wants them on the payroll. The post With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'New York Times Book Review' Announces Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2016

The 'New York Times Book Review' has revealed the 10 titles on its 64th annual list of Best Illustrated Children's Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Young cancer victim finalist in Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

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Lizzie Skurnick Books will retrieve out-of-print young adult books

Lizzie Skurnick Books, named after the author who will oversee the titles, will re-release old favorites among young adult titles first published between the 1920s and 1980s. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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7 Fall and Winter Graphic Novel Releases for Kids and Young Adults

Find fresh new graphic novels like Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel by Jason Reynolds and Danica Novgodoroff for yourself or the young reader in your life. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Italian Book Market Narrows Losses to 7 Percent

The Italian Publishers Association joins us today at Frankfurter Buchmesse Special Edition talking about its 'New Books From Italy' program. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Italian Book Market Narrows Losses to 7 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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How Do Readers Rate The New York Times Best-Selling Books?

What do actual readers think about the books which land on the New York Times Bestseller List? A new study finds out. Continue reading at Book Riot

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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

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7 Translated Books About Queer Life in Taiwan and China

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SDG Book Club for Young Readers: A Portuguese-Language Expansion

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The 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature longlist includes many newcomers.

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Book Deals: Week of September 7, 2020

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Still stuck at home? Read these 7 books in which . . . very little happens.

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Our Personalized Quarantine Book Recommendations, Round 7

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