D.C. Metro Spotlight: First Book Keeps Looking After Young Readers

The 25 year-old nonprofit has engendered the distribution of more than 170 million free and affordable low-cost books and educational materials to educators and community leaders since 1992. It's just getting started. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Acts, Big Impact: 2021 Environmental Books for Young Readers

We spoke with authors and editors of forthcoming biographies about the importance of narrative nonfiction to educate and empower kids and teens about environmental issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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SDG Book Club for Young Readers: A Portuguese-Language Expansion

Two years into its work, the book program for children devised by the United Nations and IPA gets a lusophone wing. The post SDG Book Club for Young Readers: A Portuguese-Language Expansion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘No reader is too young to start’: anti-racist books for all children and teens

It’s never too early to learn that racism is wrong and we should be doing something about it. These books will help show our kids how, writes publisher and bookseller Aimée FeloneDo the work: Layla F Saad’s anti-racist reading list The weight of the world seems heavier than ever right now. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day

The endorsement of a Chinese actor powers Yu Hua's 'To Live' to the top of China's April fiction charts, when fellow celebrities spread the word and young readers hear the call. The post April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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D.C. Metro Spotlight: In the Nation's Capital, Even the Books Are Mission Driven

Washington, D.C.’s laser-focused publishers are eager to shape the world around us. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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D.C. Metro Spotlight: Books for Everyone

The metro Washington, D.C., area is home to an unusual group of publishers, many of which release the works of think tanks, well-known institutions, and universities. That makes for an eclectic mix. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Booksellers Talk Up Their Favorite Books for Young Readers

While there are always plenty of big books and authors from major publishers at BEA, in talking to frontline booksellers and librarians we found a lot of interest in books from smaller houses as well. Here we present a sampling of the books that especially caught the eyes of conventiongoers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Promotes Diversity in Books for Young Readers

The Scholastic Reading Club and We Need Diverse Books are promoting a list of 75 titles for middle-grade readers featuring diverse characters and plots. The post Scholastic Promotes Diversity in Books for Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Keys to Writing Books for Very Young Readers

The cherished French children’s book author and editor of hundreds of books Grégoire Solotareff offers his tips for creating books fore very young readers. The post Keys to Writing Books for Very Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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4 fabulous picture books for the young readers on your list

Top off your last-minute holiday shopping list with these four fabulous picture books for young readers. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Writing the Book on the Big Book: Spotlight on William H. Schaberg

A new history about the writing and publication of the Big Book shines a light on the work of Bill W. and the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages

New winners in annual awards programs are Ida Vitale and Graciela Montes, as named by Mexico's leading international book fair organizers at Guadalajara. The post Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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International Industry Notes: Young Readers in China; Young Publishers in the US

The Shanghai Children's Book Fair opens this week with a global roster of speakers; Penguin Random House rolls out a plan to help employees pay off student loans. The post International Industry Notes: Young Readers in China; Young Publishers in the US appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Don’t ask what’s wrong with the reader, what's wrong with the books?': writing for readers with dyslexia

From tinting their pages yellow to redesigning fonts, publisher Barrington Stoke is leading the way in dyslexia-friendly books. They and their authors – including Meg Rosoff and Anthony McGowan – explain the practicalitiesMainstream understanding of dyslexia has come a long way from the days... Continue reading at The Guardian

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

The young writer of a real-life The Fault in Our Stars isn't alive to see her book make the finals of the country's top awards – but her parents could not be prouder. Continue reading at Stuff

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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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HarperCollins allows readers to manipulate GameStop story's e-book price

HarperNonFiction has launched an innovative marketing campaign for the early e-book release of Ben Mezrich’s The AntiSocial Network, which will allow readers to manipulate the title's price by micro trading in GameStop stock. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CBI unveils projects to young readers in Ireland, regardless of their backgrounds

Conversations around making the literature sector in Ireland more inclusive have been happening for some time, and the publication of Arts Council Ireland’s Equality, Human Rights and Diversity Policy in 2019 put a focus on the need for diversity across all artforms, so that no one is excluded.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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