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Harper Collins Children's Books Press Release

Harper Collins Children's Books Press Release
  DEY STREET BOOKS AND HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN’S BOOKS ACQUIRE MEMOIR BY ABBY WAMBACH      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (New York, NY; December 7, 2015) – Dey Street Books, an imprint of William Morrow Publishers, and HarperCollins Children’s Books have acquired world rights to a memoir and young reader’s edition by Abby...
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Author Chat with Angela Blount

Author Chat with Angela Blount
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  Contributed by Joanne Mumley   One of our extraordinary staff members, Joanne, interviewed Angela Blount, author of  Once Upon a Radtrip ! Now she's sharing this fantastic chat with us! But first we'd like to introduce you to this literary duo.        Meet Angela Blount. Award-winning author Angela...
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Kathryn
Once upon an ever after
Thursday, 29 October 2015 11:11
Linda Romer
Once upon an ever after. Once upon a road trip sounds great ♡ Thank you
Friday, 30 October 2015 20:39
Abagail Cole
Once Upon an Ever After
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 17:45
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Author Guest Post--Maggie Thrash

Author Guest Post--Maggie Thrash
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  Fifteen is a cool and weird age because you think you know yourself, but in reality you have no idea what you're capable of. And I don't mean that in a hollow “reach for the stars!” way, or in a condescending “you're just a kid!” way either. At that age,...
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Angela Kunkel
I have been dying to read this!
Friday, 02 October 2015 12:02
Candace Bullington
looks good
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 13:27
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A Conversation with Elena Dunkle

A Conversation with Elena Dunkle
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  Today we welcome Elena Dunkle to YABC! Elena's important memoir, Elena Vanishing   tackles the topic of anorexia over a five-year period. Elena has graciously shared a list of seven warning signs for anorexia nervosa, which we are now sharing with you.    SEVEN WARNING SIGNS THAT YOUR FRIEND HAS...
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Kushnoda
They talk about food
Monday, 08 June 2015 18:34
Emma McG
Anorexics talk obsessively/excessively about food.
Thursday, 11 June 2015 01:27
Emma McG
Anorexics talk obsessively/excessively about food.
Thursday, 11 June 2015 01:27
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