Children/YA Bright Spot In Soft August

The children/young adult category was one of only two categories that posted a sales increase this August over August 2018, according to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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6 Caribbean Children’s and YA Book Authors

Get to know the works of some of the best Caribbean authors writing classic and contemporary books for young readers. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-09 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Crime, Children's and YA Celebrity campaign categories unveiled for PPC Awards

This year's Publishers Publicity Circle Awards, which this week unveiled their shortlists, include a Crime and Thriller campaign category and an award for the Best Children’s and YA Celebrity campaign for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-05 12:50:16 UTC ]
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PRH Children's scoops 'explosive' YA debut from Alvarez

Penguin Random House Children’s Books has scooped Lies Like Wildfire, the “compulsive and explosive” debut YA novel from Jennifer Lynn Alvarez. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 03:46:12 UTC ]
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Non-ALA Book Awards for Children’s and YA Books

The ALA isn't the only organization that honors the best children's and young adult books of the year. Check out these children's book awards. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-09 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Tess Sharpe's 'exhilarating' YA thriller picked up by Hachette Children's

Hachette Children’s Group will publish The Girls I’ve Been, a psychological YA thriller from US author Tess Sharpe.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 01:46:37 UTC ]
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YA sees 43% boost post-lockdown as children's market swells

Young Adult books saw a huge 43% rise in post-lockdown sales by value as the children's sector as a whole swelled to 33% of the market once shops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 00:01:16 UTC ]
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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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Hachette Children's Group secures two YA novels-in-verse from Dean Atta

​Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two YA novels-in-verse from Dean Atta, including a "must-read queer romance" publishing in 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 01:40:21 UTC ]
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9 Great August 2020 YA Releases to TBR

See summer out on a high note with some excellent new releases. Grow your summer reading list with these ten August 2020 YA books! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-05 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Report: 2019 Diversity in Children’s and YA Literature

The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) has released the results of its 2019 survey on diversity in children's and YA literature.  Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-26 17:38:28 UTC ]
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Poet and comedian Derrick C. Brown finds the bright spots in quarantine life

For National Poetry Month, Brown launched “Goodnight America,” a weekly series of live performances on Zoom that combine poetry, comedy and lullabies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 12:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's acquires 'achingly romantic' YA from Jennifer Niven

Penguin Random House Children's is publishing Breathless, a new "personal" and "achingly romantic" YA novel by Jennifer Niven, in paperback this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 14:05:27 UTC ]
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New Literary Agency Specializes in Children’s and YA Graphic Content

Returning to earlier career experience in comics and graphic novels, Janna Morishima is focusing on visual storytelling in her relaunched agency venture. The post New Literary Agency Specializes in Children’s and YA Graphic Content appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-10 12:30:35 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s signs ‘subversive YA’ Anna Karenina retelling

Penguin Random House UK Children’s has scooped a 'subversive YA' modern-day reimagining of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics).   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-13 02:57:34 UTC ]
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The Most Anticipated Children's and YA Books of Fall 2019

See our editors' selection of eagerly awaited children's and YA books for the coming season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber Children’s acquires Akwaeke Emezi’s debut YA

Faber Children’s has acquired a YA novel by Akwaeke Emezi, whose adult book Freshwater (Faber) was longlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s snaps up two feminist YA novels

Penguin has snapped up the rights to two feminist YA books, with plans to publish in 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Segment Was Industry Bright Spot in 2018

Gains in the trade and religion segments were offset by declines in the other publishing categories, leading to a small (0.4%) decline in industry sales in 2018, according to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s tackles toxic masculinity with ‘eye opening’ YA

Penguin Random House has acquired a YA novel tackling teen mental illness and toxic masculinity by debut author and mechanic James Goodhand. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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