'A Huge, Huge Shock': Matt de la Peña on His 2016 Newbery Medal

Well known for his realistic YA novels that explore class and racial identity, Matt de la Peña became the first Hispanic author to receive the John Newbery Medal on Monday, and only the second author to win the Newbery for a picture book. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Melissa de la Cruz: A Banner Year

Since her Blue Bloods series with Disney-Hyperion debuted a decade ago, Melissa de la Cruz has published a steady stream of bestselling novels and become a luminary in the YA universe. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Photo Mania: Angouleme Festival International de la Bande Dessinee 2016

Held annually in the French medieval-era city of Angouleme, the Festival International de la Bande Dessinee is one of the most prestigious comics festival in Europe. Publishers Weekly was on hand to bring back images of the Festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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De la Peña, Blackall, Ruby Win Newbery, Caldecott, Printz

Matt de la Peña has won the 2016 Newbery Medal for ‘Last Stop on Market Street’; Sophie Blackall has won the 2016 Caldecott Medal for 'Finding Winnie'; and Laura Ruby has won the 2016 Printz Award for 'Bone Gap.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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La secretaria de Seguridad Nacional afirmó que la caravana es una ‘crisis… al otro lado de este muro’

Este martes, la secretaria de Seguridad Nacional, Kirstjen Nielsen, contraatacó las afirmaciones de que los migrantes centroamericanos que viajan hacia Estados Unidos como parte de una caravana son mujeres dóciles y niños que huyen de la violencia. En una playa, cerca de la valla de alambre de... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic novel New Kid wins prestigious Newbery Medal

Jerry Craft’s story exploring ‘friendship, race, class and bullying in a fresh manner’ is the first graphic novel to win the long-running American children’s awardFor the first time, a graphic novel has won the Newbery Medal, the oldest and most prestigious children’s book award in the US. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-28 16:03:46 UTC ]
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El apagón global de Facebook fue causado por' un cambio en la configuración del servidor'.

El apagón global de Facebook Inc., que afectó a los usuarios de su red social homónima, así como a los servicios de Instagram, Messenger y WhatsApp, fue resultado de un problema técnico,  anunció la compañía. El problema fue causado por "un cambio en la configuración del servidor" y ahora está... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meg Medina wins John Newbery Medal for children's literature

The American Library Assn. announced the winners of its annual children's awards on Monday, with Meg Medina's middle-grade novel "Merci Suárez Changes Gears" taking home the group's prestigious John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature. Medina's novel,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meg Medina on Winning the Newbery Medal

We speak with author Meg Medina, whose middle grade novel about an irrepressible Cuban-American girl, 'Merci Suárez Changes Gears,' was awarded the 2019 Newbery Medal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newbery and Caldecott Medals Lead ALA’s 2018 Youth Media Awards

Books, their authors and their illustrators are recognized in the American Library Association program of Youth Media Awards, including audiobooks, debuts, adult books for teens, titles in the LGBT experience, and even a Dr. Seuss award. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editions de la Martiniere lays off 10 staff

Editions de La Martinière (EDLM) is laying off 10 of its 40 employees, just four years after a first wave of 19 redundancies.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA president de la Hey on the secrets of Mainstreet’s success

Rosamund de la Hey talks to Lisa Campbell about her journey into bookselling and her plans as president of the Booksellers Association. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Completely Gobsmacked': Kelly Barnhill on Her 2017 Newbery Medal

Kelly Barnhill was "dead to the world" when her cell phone rang very early Monday morning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Who Will Win the Newbery Medal?

Teachers, librarians, and students make their best guesses in mock Newbery programs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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O'Farrell, de Waal, Tempest make Costa 2016 shortlists

Books by Maggie O’Farrell, Kit de Waal, Kate Tempest and Francesca Simon are among those shortlisted for the 2016 Costa Book Awards, in a strong year for women writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: La Martinière Groupe

French publishing company La Martinière was founded in 1992 by Hervé de la Martinière with an initial focus on illustrated photography, heritage, art, and leisure books, and has since expanded to general trade books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: De Agostini Editore

Italy’s De Agostini S.p.A. is a family-owned international group, founded in 1901 and controlled by B&D Holding. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rosamund de la Hey made BA president

Rosamund de la Hey, owner and founder of The Mainstreet Trading Company, has been made president of the Booksellers Association. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When They Got the Call: PW Speaks with the 2016 Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz Winners

PW spoke with the three big winners of the ALA's 2016 Youth Media Awards, about what they were doing when the committee called. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viet Thanh Nguyen, Sally Mann Win 2016 ALA Carnegie Medals

Viet Thanh Nguyen's 'The Sympathizer' and Sally Mann's 'Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs,' landed the ALA's top adult book awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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