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August 16, 2019

Staff Reads – 8-16 »

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Check out what we’ve been reading lately and let us know your book recommendations in the comments below!

 



 

Last week I finished Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. It's a southern gothic that encompasses the ghosts of Mississippi's past and present. It was a slow build f…

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August 9, 2019

Ultimate Back to School Roundup »

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It's that time of year when pool days wind down and school supplies are flying off the shelves. To help kids (and parents) prepare, we've compiled the ultimate back-to-school roundup of books for readers of all ages. This school-themed book list will inspire kids to have their best school year yet, …

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August 5, 2019

Yes, I Can Listen! – Illustrator Interview »

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With beautiful, full-color illustrations and fun, catchy rhymes, Yes I Can Listen!, written by Steve Metzger and illustrated by Susan Szecsi, encourages children to develop attentive listening skills. Read below for an interview with the talented Susan Szecsi, as she dives into her illustration pro…

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July 31, 2019

Industry Insider – Subrights Spotlight with Alex Granato »

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Next up in our Publishing Industry Insider blog series, we interviewed our editorial and subrights associate, Alex Granato. Read below for Alex’s insight into the field of subrights and trends in the publishing industry.

What drew you to working in subsidiary rights aka subrights?

In the day…

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July 18, 2019

Staff Reads – 7-18 »

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Check out what we’ve been reading lately and let us know your book recommendations in the comments below!



 

"I just finished Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi. It wasn't as plot-based as books I tend to like usually are, but I love magical realism and fairytales so it was a fun read. I'

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July 17, 2019

Apollo Collection – 50th Anniversary »

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, we've rounded up our space books below. Read up on courageous, unsung heroes and behind-the-scenes stories about the boldest endeavors of humankind.

 



 

"The greatest exploring voyages in history, the Apollo mis…

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July 10, 2019

ALA 2019 Recap – Marketing Coordinator »

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This year was our marketing coordinator’s first time at ALA in DC, and she’s taking over the blog today to let you know her favorite moments!

ALA was a whirlwind of four days in DC with probably the hottest weather I’ve experienced all year. It was tons of fun, and I learned a lot working t…

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July 8, 2019

Excerpt – Nikola Tesla for Kids »

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Full STEM ahead! To celebrate the release of Nikola Tesla for Kids by Amy M. O'Quinn, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite stem activities from the book. Keep the kids entertained this summer as they explore Nikola Tesla's ideas and inventions!
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July 3, 2019

Women Heroes of the US Army – Ann McCallum Staats »

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In our interview with author Ann McCallum Staats, she reveals the most surprising stories she discovered during her research as well as her process and inspiration for writing Women Heroes of the US Army. Read below to learn more!



 

Women Heroes of the US Army includes profiles from a

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July 1, 2019

Fourth of July collection »

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This Independence Day, read up on little-known figures and stories from the earliest days of America. Check out our collection of books about the American Revolution, below!

 



 

In Dawn's Early Light, Colonial Williamsburg comes alive; Washington, Jefferson, Lafayette, Greene,…

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