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    The National Book Foundation has announced the 2014 National Book Award longlist for Young People’s Literature.

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    Children's Books in China: A Q&A with Xiaoyan Huang

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    The Sayings of Chairwoman Ursula: 'Dear Genius' Goes to China

    Children's book historian Leonard S. Marcus writes on his recent visit to China, where his 'Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom' has just been published in Simplified Chinese.

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    Heliotrope Books, a New York City book packager, is launching a children's imprint this season, HelioTot, with the print and digital release of 'A Song for the Birds' by Leah Wells, illustrated by Naomi Rosenblatt.

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    Kids to Crayons: 'Don't Quit!'

    The colorful stars of 'The Day the Crayons Quit' may well get a vote of confidence from their fans at the end of this month when the results of a campaign to rally kids to celebrate the Crayons will be revealed.

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    A Strong Summer for Kids' and YA Books in Bookstores

    Movies, movies, and more movies were the key to book sales for teens and younger readers this summer.

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    Q & A with Molly Idle

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