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    In the past five years, more than a dozen new imprints devoted to publishing novels for young adults have opened shop.

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    In recent years, more than a dozen imprints dedicated to publishing specifically for teen readers have emerged, and PW spoke with a number of their publishers.

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    The western Great Lakes region is home to a number of high-profile children’s book publishers, including American Girl, headquartered in Middleton, Wis., a Madison suburb, and Albert Whitman & Company, in Park Ridge, Ill., a Chicago suburb.

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    Jean Merrill's best-known novel, 'The Pushcart War', marks 50 years since its first publication and is being reissued in a new edition from New York Review Children's Collection.

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    Tales from the Slush Pile – Archived!

    Tales from the Slush Pile, drawn by author-illustrator Ed Briant. Though the strip has been appearing weekly for the past nine years, we’ve had no index page for it until... now!

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    In Brief: September 25

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    Hachette U.K. Creates Unified Children's Division

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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 and his friends. Click through to see all previous Slush Pile comic strips.
PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Lisa Charleyboy
Lisa Charleyboy, co-editor of 'Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices,' talks about how the essays, poetry, and artwork in this new anthology work to dismantle cultural stereotypes while celebrating the breadth and diversity of Indigenous heritage and experience.
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