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  • HMH Marks a Trio of Book Anniversaries

    HMH marks the anniversaries of three of its most celebrated books.

  • Texas Book Festival 2014 in Photos

    Thousands gathered on the Texas State Capitol grounds in Austin, Tex., on October 25 and 26 to attend the 18th annual Texas Book Festival.

  • In Brief: October 30

    This week, a singer lends her voice to promote reading and writing; middle-grade authors tell spooky tales; the sky's the limit for Vegas-bound authors; and Lemony Snicket is on the case in the Land of the Midnight Sun.

  • New York Times Best Illustrated Awards Announced

    The 'New York Times Book Review' has announced its Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2014.

  • Children's Job Moves: October 2014

    New job announcements in children's publishing for October 2014.

  • Boston Book Festival 2014 in Photos

    Sunny weather following days of rain and a strong lineup of authors and illustrators drew thousands of people to the Sixth Annual Boston Book Festival on Saturday, October 25, in Boston's Copley Square.

  • Pirates, Pigeons, Dogs, Oh My!: Children's Books at NCIBA

    Four-hundred booksellers representing 100 stores attended this year's Northern California Independent Booksellers Association meeting.

  • A Festive Mood for Children's Booksellers at SCIBA

    Children's books featured prominently at the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association regional meeting, held October 17–18 at the Beverly Garland Hotel in Los Angeles.

  • WNDB Diversity Organization Announces New Initiatives

    A week after announcing an award for published authors and a grants program for emerging voices, named after the late Walter Dean Myers, We Need Diverse Books continues to announce new partnerships and initiatives.

  • Star Bright Books Shines On: 20 Years and Counting

    Long before #WeNeedDiverseBooks, Deborah Shine was publishing books about diversity and tolerance at Star Bright Books.

  • In Brief: October 23

    This week, a classic children's book is honored; an author meets young fans of his YA debut; great white sharks migrate to a California bookstore; middle-grade authors discuss their magic-themed books; an author sets the tone for a big day of reading; and an author's book event is a friendly affair.

  • 2014 Texas Teen Book Festival in Photos

    Throngs of YA fans descended on St. Edward's University in Austin, Tex., on October 18 for the annual Texas Teen Book Festival.

  • Beyond the 'Problem Novel': Anti-Bullying Books 2014

    Now in its ninth year, National Bullying Awareness Month in October continues to draw attention from parents, educators, and the media, and, as a result, from publishers as well.

  • A Selection of Anti-Bullying Titles for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

    From the kindergarten classroom to teen psychology, these recent and forthcoming books look at many aspects of the bullying issue.

  • Month9Books Launches Tantrum Books

    Month9Books is targeting a younger audience with its new middle-grade imprint, Tantrum Books, whose tagline is "Let's make some noise."

  • Diversity Group Announces Walter Dean Myers Award and Grants

    Walter Dean Myers's literary estate has granted We Need Diverse Books the rights to name an award and grants in memory of the late writer, who was outspoken in his lifelong advocacy for multicultural children's books.

  • Children's Authors at New York Comic Con 2014: A Photo Essay

    One of New York Comic Con's big draws is children's books, with many publishers and authors in attendance.

  • MPIBA 2014: Big Helpings of Children's Books with Authors

    Children's books, noted Liesl Freudenstein of Boulder Bookstore during the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association's annual gathering, provided a major source of excitement for booksellers throughout the show.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Patrick Jennings
Patrick Jennings talks to PW KidsCast about his latest book, 'Guinea Dog 3,' as well as why he feels right at home writing for middle-graders and what other animal-themed adventures he has in store for readers.
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