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  • Bookstores Take Young Adult Author Events to the Next Level

    Booksellers and publishers are raising the ante to reach teen readers, with group tours, creative promotions, teen advisory boards, swag, and snacks.

  • Teen Book Festivals: A Win-Win for All

    The jury is in, and the verdict is favorable for everyone involved: YA book festivals and literary conferences benefit authors, booksellers, and teen readers—and the parents, librarians, and teachers who are invested in nurturing their interest in reading.

  • Disney to Launch New Imprint Called Freeform

    Disney Publishing Worldwide will raise the curtain on a new imprint next year, to coincide with the January 2016 re-branding of the Disney-owned cable TV channel, ABC Family, as Freeform.

  • Lots of Offerings for Kids at PNBA 2015

    At the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association's annual trade show, held this year from October 2–4 in Portland, Ore., Friday evening's celebratory dinner was all about the kids. Or at least, all about books for them.

  • What's Selling at Loganberry Books

    Located in the Cleveland suburb of Shaker Heights, Loganberry Books offers a diverse selection of books, spanning new, used, and collectible volumes. Bookseller Lorraine Angus talked about a crop of titles, recently published and backlist, selling well this fall.

  • In Brief: October 8, 2015

    This week, a former First Daughter signs copies of her new book; an author takes a stand against bullying; a book launch party has rhythm; an author starts his book tour off on a high note; readers celebrate a polka-dotted elephant's second outing; and an author visit features a penguin-centered art project.

  • Children's Authors a Highlight at SIBA

    Children's books were well represented at this year’s Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance's 40th anniversary Discovery Show, held at the Hilton Raleigh North Midtown in Raleigh, N.C., from September 18–20.

  • Ripple Grove Celebrates a Year of Picture Book Publishing

    Diving into publishing is no easy feat, yet for Ripple Grove Press owners Rob and Amanda Broder, the choice was easy.

  • 2015 Tweens Read Festival in Photos

    The Tweens Read Festival in Houston, Tex., brought together middle-grade authors and their readers on October 3 for signings, book talks, and activities.

  • Green Writers Press Sprouts in Vermont

    Situated on a dirt road next to an apple orchard in West Brattleboro, Vt., Green Writers Pressis powered solely by the sun.

  • 2015 Texas Teen Book Festival in Photos

    On September 26, nearly 4,000 readers of all ages came from all over Texas to the campus of St. Edward's University in Austin to meet 32 YA authors.

  • In Brief: October 1, 2015

    This week, a middle-grade novel inspires a charity drive; young readers line up for "dangerous" nonfiction; an author prepares for his reading in style; an ex-president and author share a moment; two authors go on a Midwest adventure; and an author adds "milliner" to her resume.

  • Honoring Picture Book Champions at the 2015 Carle Awards

    The Eric Carle Honors, held on September 24, marked a milestone – the annual awards ceremony, art auction, and gala event turned 10 this year.

  • Readers to Eaters Spreads the Word on Food Literacy

    In 2009, Philip Lee and June Jo Lee founded Readers to Eaters to promote food literacy "from the ground up", in order to help families gain a better understanding on what and how we eat.

  • WNDB's Debut Walter Award Ceremony Set for Next March

    We Need Diverse Books has announced that on March 18, 2016, the organization will bestow its first Walter Dean Myers Award.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: September 28, 2015

    Hitting digital bookshelves this week: an interactive way to explore space with a cat.

  • Children's Job Moves: September 2015

    New job announcements in children's publishing for September 2015.

  • Make Way for Vikings: New Books Inspired by Norse Myths

    With the release of Rick Riordan’s new series Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, we’ve rounded up a list of recent and forthcoming titles inspired by Nordic lore.

  • Brooklyn Book Festival in Photos

    Readers, authors, and publishers gathered together at Brooklyn Borough Hall in New York City on September 19 and 20 for the 10th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, featuring programs for both children and adults.

  • What's Selling at Inklings Bookshop

    Emily Ring, manager and event coordinator at Inklings Bookshop in Yakima, Wash., shares her enthusiasm for some of her favorite children's books from the fall harvest.

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