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Movie Trailer Reveal for Birds Of Paradise + Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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YABC is excited to share the movie trailer reveal for Birds of Paradise !   Keep reading to learn more about the Birds of Paradise movie   that is based on the phenomenal best-selling book, Bright Burning Stars by A.K. Small !         In 2019, renowned writer and former...
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Press Release: Unpublished Mark Twain Story To Be Released

Press Release: Unpublished Mark Twain Story To Be Released
RANDOM HOUSE CH ILDREN’S BOOKS TO RE LEASE NEVER-BEFORE-PUBLISHED, UNFINISHED CHILDREN’S STORY BY MARK TWAIN, COMPLETED AND BROUGHT TO LIFE BY CALDECOTT MEDALISTS PHILIP AND ERIN STEAD The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine to release September 26, 2017, with a 250,000-copy first printing New York, NY, January 20, 2017 — Doubleday Books...
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Press Release: 2017 SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Press Release: 2017 SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog
Anna and the Swallow Man

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog
Anna and the Swallow Man
Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy
A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love
Dreidels on the Brain
A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day
Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup
Gabriel's Horn
Not This Turkey!
On One Foot
The Sundown Kid: A Southwestern Shabbat
The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window
The Bicycle Spy
Irena's Children: Young Readers Edition; A True Story of Courage
The Ship to Nowhere
Skating with the Statue of Liberty (Black Radishes, #2)
2017 SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED   Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries today. Named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the classic All-of-a-Kind Family series, the award recognizes books for children and teens that exemplify high literary standards...
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Press Release: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers signs up two additional Diabolic Novels by S. J. Kincaid

Press Release: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers signs up two additional Diabolic Novels by  S. J. Kincaid

  With 100,000 Books in Print, Publisher Moves to Satisfy Reader and Bookseller Demand New York, New York, December 13— Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, announced today that it will publish two more books in the galactic YA Diabolic series by...
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Press Release: Book Trailer for Air

Press Release: Book Trailer for Air


The wide release of the captivating and timely novel “ AIR”  by  Ryan Gattis  hits shelves on  December 6 th  and next year there will be a feature film adaption of the book in production which musician  John Legend  has signed on to produce.   The story is a fascinating look...
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Press Release: Top 100 Book Review Blogs

Press Release: Top 100 Book Review Blogs

Today we're excited to announce that Young Adult Books Central has made Feedspot's list of Top 100 Book Review Blogs! This is just as much of a landmark for us as it is for our readers and supporters of this blog so thank you, thank you, thank you!!   This list...
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Press Release & Giveaway: The Broken Ones (Danielle L Jensen)

Press Release & Giveaway: The Broken Ones (Danielle L Jensen)






Angry Robot is excited to announce we will be releasing a new novel by Danielle L. Jensen titled The Broken Ones in June of 2017. A prequel to the USA Today bestseller Stolen Songbird (The Malediction Trilogy), The Broken Ones chronicles the ill-fated love affair between Marc and Pénélope as they...
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Kendra
Marcus and Penelope's backstory in detail...this sounds interesting!
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 16:36
Kendra
Sorry, I meant Marc. No idea where the "us" came from
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 16:38
Aneesa
Oh no! There is another one, I have been meaning to read the first three books for what seems like forever. But I am looking forwa... Read More
Thursday, 10 November 2016 19:35
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Special Guest Post: When Penny Met Potus (Rachel Ruiz)

Special Guest Post: When Penny Met Potus (Rachel Ruiz)
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Here at Capstone we love to talk about "the story behind the story" - how our authors came to write and create the stories they share with readers. With less than one week to go in a historic presidential election season, we wanted to share the story behind one of our...
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Press Release & Movie Trailer: SING

Press Release & Movie Trailer: SING


Illumination Entertainment has just debuted seven new character posters for SING! Download  and share.     SING – In Theaters  December 21 (#SingMovie) Official Website  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram     Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax,...
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Press Release: Multicultural Children’s Book Day (January 27th, 2017)

Press Release: Multicultural Children’s Book Day (January 27th, 2017)





Multicultural Children’s Book Day: Celebrating Diversity in Children's Literature January 27, 2017 Our mission is to not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries.       Presented by Co-Founders   Valarie Budayr of Jump Into...
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