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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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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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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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 Manga For Kids, From Early To Middle Grade Readers

If you’re ready for your early readers and middle schoolers to explore manga, this is our list of the best manga for kids to get started, including Children of the Sea by Daisuke Igarashi. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-25 10:36:00 UTC ]
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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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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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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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Best Books for Middle-Grade Readers? 5 Recommended Titles from BEA

BookExpo America's Middle Grade Buzz Books panels previewed five titles editors are most excited about publishing this fall. Expect them to get a big push in bookstores. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors United warns of attacks on 'author livelihoods' under Trump administration

The new US administration under Donald Trump could make things "very, very much worse" for authors, according to campaign group Authors United. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild warns authors over contributing online articles for free

Writers are contributing to the fall in their incomes by penning free pieces for large companies in the hope that it will raise their profile and lead to book sales, Roxana Robinson, president of The Authors Guild, has told The Bookseller. She also said that Amazon was devaluing books and writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Middle Grade Graphic Novels About Queer Summer Camp Crushes

New graphic novels for middle schoolers explore the poignant joys of summer camp for queer and nonbinary kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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From Middle Grade Novel to Graphic Novel

There’s more to adapting a chapter book into a graphic novel than just drawing pictures to go with the words. Adapters often bring a whole new level of nonverbal communication to the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Boom in Middle Grade Novels Turned Comics

As the middle grade graphic novel category has grown in recent years, the number of graphic adaptations of middle grade books has exploded. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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From Middle Grade Novel to Graphic Novel

There’s more to adapting a chapter book into a graphic novel than just drawing pictures to go with the words. Adapters often bring a whole new level of nonverbal communication to the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Boom in Middle Grade Novels Turned Comics

As the middle grade graphic novel category has grown in recent years, the number of graphic adaptations of middle grade books has exploded. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Erica Berry on the Polyamorous Intimacy of Reader, Author, and Audiobook Narrator

I always imagined, that, given the choice, I would read my own audiobook. I had heard memoirs often sounded best in the author’s throat—something about the familiar tang of the hardship unspooled. But had I written a memoir? A bookseller acquaintance asked me that a year before the publication... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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How L.A. libraries are supporting the next generation of Latino authors

Latino authors across Los Angeles are taking advantage of the resources offered by local libraries to jump-start their careers. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Leading Christian Authors Look to Little Readers

Christian-living megaselling authors, renowned Bible scholars, Christian fiction stars, and more are eager to open the doors to faith for little ones with new books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon removes books ‘generated by AI’ for sale under author’s name

Jane Friedman claims she had to fight against Amazon’s refusal to remove the misattributed titles because she had not trademarked her nameFive books for sale on Amazon were removed after author Jane Friedman complained that the titles were falsely listed as being written by her. The books, which... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-09 14:28:36 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Meets with Legislators Over Generative AI Concerns

The Guild led a coalition of creative groups who spent a week lobbying lawmakers for legal guardrails against generative artificial intelligence programs and educating them on potential harms posed by such programs on literary and creative industries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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