Breaking In: An Interview with Debut Middle-Grade Author J. Kaspar Kramer

The debut middle-grade author answers questions about writing and publishing her folklore-inspired historical fiction set in Communist Romania. The post Breaking In: An Interview with Debut Middle-Grade Author J. Kaspar Kramer by Cassandra Lipp appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-06 16:37:35 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops 'stunning' middle-grade series by debut author Hastings

HarperCollins Children’s Books has scooped a "stunning" new magical-historical middle-grade series by debut writer Natasha Hastings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-05 17:08:13 UTC ]
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12 Middle Grade Asian Historical Fiction Books by Authors of Color

These middle grade AAPI and Asian historical fiction books, including Troublemaker by John Cho, transport readers into past, learning about important moments in history. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-02-17 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Faber signs fantasy 'middle-grade debut of the year' from FAB winner McCurdy

Faber has acquired The Umbra Tales, a "magical, bold" new middle-grade fantasy series from debut writer and FAB Prize-winner Janelle McCurdy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-13 09:33:13 UTC ]
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Usborne triumphs in seven-way auction for middle-grade debut by Linton

Usborne has triumphed in a seven-way auction for a middle-grade story by debut author G M Linton celebrating family, friendship and being proud of who you are and your heritage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-12 02:12:44 UTC ]
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Usborne snaps up Owen's 'high-octane' middle grade debut

Usborne has snapped up YA author David Owen’s first foray into middle-grade fiction, billed as “an irresistibly funny, high-octane” adventure series with eco themes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-21 20:50:48 UTC ]
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HCG triumphs at auction for Faturoti's middle-grade debut

Hachette Children's Group has won a three-way auction for Sadé and Her Shadow Beasts, an illustrated middle grade novel about grief and the healing power of imagination from Rachel Faturoti, plus two other titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 14:32:54 UTC ]
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S&S scoops Nick Lake's middle-grade debut

Simon & Schuster Children's is to publish Nick Lake's middle-grade debut, Locked Out Lily, featuring black and white illustrations by Emily Gravett.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 03:10:11 UTC ]
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Scholastic wins 'heated' auction for middle-grade debut

Scholastic has won a "heated" auction for a middle-grade debut about an 11-year-old with a stammer who wants to become a stand-up comedian. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 12:33:54 UTC ]
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Author-Tested Middle Grade Marketing Tips

Though marketing departments do great work launching middle grade books out into the world, their job ideally includes a strong partnership with the authors whose titles they are promoting. For their part, middle grade authors quickly learn that they play a big role in inspiring readers, and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Breaking In: Keah Brown on Going From Viral Hashtag Creator to Debut Memoir Author

Happy pub day to Keah Brown! Her debut memoir, The Pretty One, released today from Atria Books. To celebrate, we're publishing the unabridged version of Keah's interview featured in the Breaking In column of the September 2019 issue of Writer's Digest. You can catch Keah on the debut authors... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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BookExpo 2019: Middle Grade Buzz Authors Discuss Filling Voids

A BookExpo panel on May 31 gathered five creators of buzzed-about middle grade novels to discuss their upcoming works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Julie Murphy Makes Her Middle Grade Debut

Murphy says that she was inspired to write for a younger age group because of the reception she received for 'Dumplin' ', which is about what it’s like to exist in a fatter body. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Karen Kingsbury Debuts in Middle Grade

One of the most popular Christian authors of today, Karen Kingsbury, is entering the children's market with a new series based on her bestselling Baxter Family books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut middle-grade writer Nicola Skinner signs with Harper Collins

HarperCollins Children’s Books has bought a "wickedly funny" middle-grade debut, about a girl who finds a packet of surprising seeds, by copywriter and journalist Nicola Skinner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McLachlan moves to Egmont for middle-grade debut

Jenny McLachlan has moved to Egmont for her middle-grade debut, in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut middle grade mystery series to Little, Brown

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers has acquired a middle-grade mystery series by Australian debut author Janine Beacham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Middle Grade neglect risks isolating generation of readers, author warns

Authors and critics are warning that Middle Grade children’s books, for readers aged eight to 12 years, are failing to get the attention they merit from the media and book prize organisers because of the dominance of Young Adult titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion Children's buys middle-grade debut

Orion Children's Books has acquired a debut novel described as "a fresh and exciting new... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Daunt Addresses Furor over Middle Grade Fiction Buying Policy

B&N has implemented a new ordering policy for middle grade fiction hardcovers that has caused widespread confusion and concern in that publishing sector, but CEO James Daunt said the change is being made in all categories to "buy less" in order to "sell more." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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