Scholastic is publishing three new books by Ruby Bridges.

Tomorrow marks sixty years since civil rights icon, activist and writer Ruby Bridges was the first Black child to integrate a Southern elementary school—and today, Scholastic announced three forthcoming books written by Bridges, which will be released from spring 2022-23. The three new books are I Am Ruby Bridges, an illustrated introduction to Bridges’s story; […] The post Scholastic is publishing three new books by Ruby Bridges. first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-13 17:02:57 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio will publish the first book by broadcaster, podcaster and writer Mehreen Baig about her decade’s teaching experience.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 15:20:15 UTC ]
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The Philip Roth biography is canceled, Mike Pence’s book could be next — and publishing may never be the same

Blake Bailey’s precipitous fall is proof that publishers can no longer ignore their authors’ behavior. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Thousands of supporters join staff at Mike Pence’s publisher in campaign against book deal

Petition signed by more than 200 Simon & Schuster employees delivered to publishing house also calls for end to deals with members of Trump administrationMore than 200 members of staff at Simon & Schuster have signed a petition calling for the publishing house to cancel its seven-figure... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-27 13:55:17 UTC ]
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World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed

Denouncing 'systemic exploitation of creators’ and publishers,’ Access Copyright cites more than C$150 million lost in unpaid royalties. The post World Book Day: Publishers Call for Canada’s Copyright Law To Be Fixed appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-25 22:48:58 UTC ]
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Short Books to publish Nobel Peace Prize winner Mukwege

Short Books will publisher Nobel laureate Dr Denis Mukwege's The Power of Women in autumn 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-23 21:58:09 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish first book from YouTube science communicator Clark

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Firmament by YouTube scientist and science communicator Simon Clark. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-18 09:41:33 UTC ]
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Book by Officer Who Shot Breonna Taylor Is a New Test for Publishers

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, one of the officers involved in the fatal shooting, has a book deal with a small press, but its distributor, Simon & Schuster, in an unusual move, said it won’t ship it. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-16 22:14:05 UTC ]
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Scholastic Book Fairs Have Another Tough Quarter

Sales in Scholastic's book fairs fell 73% in the third quarter compared to a year ago, contributing to a 26% decline in overall revenue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Seussville: When Children’s Books Are Politicized

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Springboard: trade bodies, agencies and publishers line up virtual events to plug book fair gap

With the London and Bologna book fairs rescheduled in an attempt to host a physical event, a number of companies have sought to create their own virtual ‘fairs’ to enable rights-trading and connect authors and readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-06 02:57:17 UTC ]
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6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Over Offensive Images

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Flying Eye Books to publish third from Grill

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Publisher pulls six Dr. Seuss books over racist portrayals

Dr. Seuss Enterprise, which oversees the author and illustrator’s legacy, has announced that it would no longer be selling “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” because of racist and insensitive imagery. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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6 Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published due to racist imagery

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Dr. Seuss Enterprises will stop publishing these 6 books due to racist imagery

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Hodder Faith will publish A Comedian’s Prayer Book by Frank Skinner in April 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Founded five years ago as a home for entrepreneurial authors, Radius Book Group has published dozens of successful nonfiction books. (Sponsored.) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Gallery Books to publish Hunter Biden memoir

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Turner Publishing Buys Prospect Park Books

Turner Publishing Company has acquired Los Angeles-based Prospect Park Books. The purchase adds more than 100 titles to Turner's backlist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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