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    LGBTQ Publishing: Books for Every Body

    To many authors, editors, and booksellers, the best way to increase acceptance of transgender people is to publish more of these stories for young people.

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    Epic! Adds Macmillan Kids’ E-books

    Epic!, an e-book subscription service for kids, is adding titles from another Big Five publisher to its inventory of 10,000 e-books.

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    First Look: Rebecca Stead’s 'Goodbye Stranger'

    Three seventh-grade girls deal with the challenges of friendship, love, and change in 'Goodbye Stranger,' the latest novel by Rebecca Stead.

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    Happy Birthday, Pippi Longstocking!

    The 70-year-old classic doesn't look a day over nine.

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    Hot Off the Presses: Week of May 25, 2015

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a trio of noteworthy YA titles: a follow-up to a popular series, a stand-alone that deals with the heavy topics of life and love, and the start to a new series promising romance and motorcycle gang intrigue.

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    Adventures in Licensing: An ABPA Panel

    Book packagers and other publishing professionals discussed seeking out brands for product development, maintaining effective partnerships, and creating versatile product designs.

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    In Brief: May 21, 2015

    This week, an author and illustrator inspire kids to read; debut authors talk shop; a mother-daughter author pair celebrate their latest collaboration; an author reads with sharks; touring authors get theatrical with bookstore critters; and N.C. booksellers celebrate local authors.

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    Philomel to Publish Chelsea Clinton's First Book

    Chelsea Clinton’s considerable list of accomplishments has a new addition: children’s book author. On September 15, Philomel will publish the former First Daughter’s 'It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!'

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    New Owner for Poptropica and FEN

    Pearson's edutainment network, which helped launch several big children's book series, including Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Big Nate, and Galactic Hot Dog, has been acquired by U.K. investor Sandbox Partners.

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    Random House Acquires Julianna Margulies Picture Book

    Emmy Award-winning actor Julianna Margulies will step into the publishing limelight in May 2016, when Random House publishes her debut picture book, 'Three Magic Balloons.'

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PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Robie H. Harris
Robie H. Harris discusses her picture book ‘Turtle and Me,’ about a boy and his well-loved stuffed turtle, as well as the importance of honesty and directness when writing for children.
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