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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Little Chickies/Los Pollitos Featured in Kirkus and SLJ!

Susie Jaramillo’s innovative, bilingual, accordion-style board book adaptation of one of the most popular nursery rhymes in the Spanish-speaking world has received a Kirkus Star and coverage in School Library Journal! Kirkus calls Little Chickies/Los Pollitos “a thoroughly engaging, ingeniously … Continue reading

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The Unpopular Virtue of Moral Certainty – John Quincy Adams
The Unpopular Virtue of Moral Certainty – John Quincy Adams

The Wall Street Journal’s previously announced review ran in Monday’s paper, calling the book “penetrating, detailed and very readable,” and a “splendid biography.” As previously announced, an essay by James Traub on John Quincy Adams ran in yesterday’s New York … Continue reading

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Kirkus Reviews Profiles Author of The Cosmopolitans

Kirkus Reviews ran a feature story on The Cosmopolitans author Sarah Schulman on March 17. The interview discussed the characters in her newest novel, published by The Feminist Press at CUNY, and the “queer content” in her writing that makes … Continue reading

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Everyone Loves Blanche Hates the Night!

Blanche does NOT want to go to sleep, and she’ll do anything and everything to chase away the moon and wake up the sun. She sings. She bangs on her drum. She somersaults. She gets yelled at by her mother. … Continue reading

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One of the Must-Read Books for Geeks
One of the Must-Read Books for Geeks

Stephon and the book will be featured in a Weekend Confidential interview in the Wall Street Journal’s Review section. Run date to be confirmed, but it could be as early as March 26.   Keith Blanchard includes the book in a … Continue reading

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Gelett Burgess Awards Go to Ruckus on the Ranch, Noah Chases the Wind, and Written and Drawn by Henrietta

Three of our publishers’ titles have won 2015 Gelett Burgess Awards! The awards are named after Frank Gelett Burgess, who is credited for inventing the word “blurb” in 1917 and inspiring Dr. Seuss as a child with his Goops book … Continue reading

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What happens now that Sunshine’s powers are fully awakened….
What happens now that Sunshine’s powers are fully awakened….

Having passed her test in Book One, Sunshine’s Luiseach powers are now fully awakened: for months now, Sunshine has felt spirits everywhere: heard voices, felt emotions – intense and sometimes overwhelming. She tries to ignore them, but it is impossible. … Continue reading

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The New York Times Reviews Tokyo Digs a Garden

  Tokyo Digs a Garden by Jon-Erik Lappano and illustrated by Kellen Hatanaka was reviewed in the March 11th issue of The New York Times! Reviewer Paul O. Zelinksky calls the story “a thing of beauty,” and describes Hatanaka’s pictures … Continue reading

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A story of family, heartbreak, violence, punk rock, drinking, drinking, drinking, drinking, and an unlikely savior: distance running.
A story of family, heartbreak, violence, punk rock, drinking, drinking, drinking, drinking, and an unlikely savior: distance running.

An apology for choices he wasn’t sure he’d live long enough to regret, Mishka Shubaly’s  first full-length memoir, I Swear I’ll Make It Up To You:A Life on the Low Road, is a story of family, heartbreak, violence, punk rock, … Continue reading

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BEA Selects Cinco Puntos Press Novel for YA Buzz Panel

BEA is only two months away! In preparation, Publishers Weekly reported on March 2 that Book Expo America has selected Rani Patel in Full Effect as one of the titles to be championed during its YA Editors’ Buzz Panel at … Continue reading

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