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    Picture a Novel from Lane Smith

    "Return to Augie Hobble," Lane Smith's first novel-length work for young readers, is a story that had been percolating for 15 years.

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    What's Selling at Malaprop's

    Laura Donohoe, children's book buyer and receiving manager at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe in Asheville, N.C., shares word of frontlist and perennial bestsellers that she and her staff are selling well this summer.

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    Kids' Comics Grow Up at San Diego Comic-Con 2014

    Scholastic’s Graphix imprint celebrated its 10th anniversary while Abrams, IDW, Viz, and Papercutz showcased old and new kids' and YA properties at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International.

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    Rights Report: Week of July 28, 2014

    New deals for Anna Alter, Miranda Kenneally, Jennifer & Matthew Holm, and Stephanie Kuehnert.

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    Candlewick Introduces 'Tom Gates' in the U.S.

    American readers will have a chance to meet Liz Pichon's feisty eponymous hero when Candlewick releases the illustrated, paper-over-board novel on August 26.

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    Movie Alert: 'If I Stay'

    As the current paradigm shifts away from dystopian YA adaptations to more realistic, relationship-focused stories, the adaptation of Gayle Forman's 2009 novel has drummed up fervent interest among fans.

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    Lydia Davis Modernizes 'Bob, Son of Battle'

    In August, the New York Review Books' Children’s Collection will release a new hardcover version of 'Bob, Son of Battle: The Last Gray Dog of Kenmuir,' in which author Lydia Davis renders the original, now obscure dialects into modern English.

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    Dutton Ramps Up Pre-Pub Campaign for Stephanie Perkins Novel

    "Isla and the Happily Ever After," Stephanie Perkins's much-anticipated trilogy-concluding standalone novel, is slated to be published on August 14.

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    In Brief: July 24

    This week, an author's selfie pic runs a-'fowl'; a New Voices book selection is feted; a horror and mystery veteran receives an honor; and a book launch hosts four-legged guests.

Tales from the Slush Pile
"Tales from the Slush Pile" is an original comic that follows the trials and tribulations of a children's book writer. Its creator, Ed Briant, has written and illustrated a number of picture books, including Paper Parade, Seven Stories, A Day at the Beach, Don't Look Now, and If You Lived Here You'd Be Home By Now. He is also the author of the YA novels Choppy Socky Blues and I Am (Not) the Walrus.
PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Mary E. Pearson
Author Mary E. Pearson discusses 'The Kiss of Deception,' the first book in her Remnant Chronicles series, as well as keeping secrets from readers (without tricking them) and not worrying about what genre her books fall into.
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