Transgender YA novel to Usborne

Usborne has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to a debut YA novel about a transgender teenager. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin defends John Boyne’s YA novel about transgender teen

Children's publisher Puffin has said it is proud to be publishing John Boyne’s novel about a transgender teen, after the book was labelled "transphobic" by some campaigners, and an article the author wrote in the Irish Times about the subject received criticism on social media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne signs YA from Alexander

Usborne has signed a YA novel from Birkbeck creative writing MA alumni Sarah Alexander. Fiction deputy director Anne Finnis acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Hellie Ogden at Janklow & Nesbit UK, while US rights have sold to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne recruits police-centred YA series

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 23/11/2011 - 08:00 Usborne has acquired a new crime series for young adults by BAFTA-winning screenwriter Chris Ould. Fiction director Rebecca Hill bought world rights, all languages, from Stephanie Thwaites of Curtis Brown. The first book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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3 on a YA Theme: July YA Releases for Your TBR

We're talking about some of the July 2019 YA releases your summer reading list needs. Check out these upcoming novels and add them to your TBR. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-03 10:32:46 UTC ]
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Anderson Press signs Wheatle's first historical YA

Andersen Press is publishing Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle, a "visceral" historical novel about the real-life slave uprising against British plantation owners in Jamaica in 1760 known as Tacky’s War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-21 07:47:08 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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Scholastic UK to publish YA exploration of modern-day antisemitism

Scholastic UK is publishing Keren David’s “highly topical, thrilling and thought-provoking” YA book exploring modern-day antisemitism in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 12:22:42 UTC ]
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New YA novel from Anne Fine for David Fickling

David Fickling Books is publishing a new "laugh-out-loud" YA novel from former Children’s Laureate Anne Fine OBE, called Shades of Scarlet. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-16 23:38:58 UTC ]
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2020 YA Book Covers Bring Disability Representation to the Forefront

These 2020 YA book covers showcase disability representation -- and may be the start of the sea change we need. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-13 11:37:47 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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YA Graphic Novels, Memoirs, and Comics Releasing Winter 2020

Jumpstart your 2020 TBR. with this round up of Spring 2020 YA graphic novel and comics releases! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-09 11:39:40 UTC ]
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The best YA fantasy to read now

Rainbow Rowell has released a long-awaited sequel, and Kiersten White puts a spin on Arthurian legend. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-24 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Read a YA Nonfiction Book

Read Harder Challenge participants, and anyone looking for broader reading horizons, we've got your recommendations for the YA nonfiction book task. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-04 11:32:54 UTC ]
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50 YA Paperback Books for Winter 2019–2020

Take a look at  some of the most exciting YA paperbacks hitting shelves this winter. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-02 11:40:43 UTC ]
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2020 YA Book Adaptations To Make Popcorn For: Critical Linking, November 26, 2019

A daily roundup of the most interesting and awesome bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-26 11:30:58 UTC ]
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Cordani's YA thriller goes to Atom

Little, Brown's teen imprint Atom has acquired two novels for young adults by Andreina Cordani, including a psychological YA thriller called The Girl Who… exploring the difficulty in talking about trauma. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 17:38:57 UTC ]
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YA Cover Trend: Realistic Illustrated Covers

Take a peek at a trend in YA book covers: realistic illustrated covers! We've rounded up a bunch of gorgeous designs from recent years and launching 2020. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-08 11:35:04 UTC ]
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Marshall's YA thriller optioned for film and TV

The team who launched the "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games" franchises have acquired the film and TV rights to Rules for Vanishing (Walker) by Kate Alice Marshall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 02:34:37 UTC ]
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Overbrook options Adlington's YA Nazi drama

Overbrook Entertainment has optioned Lucy Adlington's YA novel, The Red Ribbon, about a 14-year-old Jewish girl working as a seamstress at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 18:32:47 UTC ]
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