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Category Archives: News Tidbits

Monster Needs Your Vote!

Election season is here and Monster is ready to vote! But why cast your ballot when you can run for president instead? With speeches, debates, and a soapbox or two, Monster’s newest tale is a campaign encouraging kids to take … Continue reading

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Starred Review: We Are All Completely Fine from Tachyon

“This complex novel—scathingly funny, horrific yet oddly inspiring—constructs a seductive puzzle from torn identities, focusing on both the value and peril of fear. When enigmatic Dr. Jan Sayer gathers survivors of supernatural violence for therapy, she unwittingly unlocks evil from … Continue reading

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Starred Review for Crooked Lane Books & Groundwood Books

Library Journal Starred Review – July 6  Plantation Shudders: A Cajun Country Mystery | Author: Byron, Ellen | Crooked Lane Books (Legato Publishers Group) | Aug 2015 | ISBN 9781629532509 | $24.99 | EISBN 9781629532516. Having returned to Louisiana after a … Continue reading

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THE REBEL OF RANGOON
THE REBEL OF RANGOON

Library Journal, Starred Review, 6/15: “Schrank’s passionate and moving narrative is written in a poetic style that from the outset elicits genuine emotion. With verve and lyricism the author tells the little-known story of the political upheaval of Burma and … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at Mission High School in San Francisco
Behind the Scenes at Mission High School in San Francisco

ABOUT THE BOOK: Mission High shows how the alternative, hyper-local and progressive approach of Mission High School works. In providing context for the success of Mission High, Rizga explores the most contentious issues surrounding education in America. She argues that … Continue reading

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Going to ALA? Check out our publishers’ events in booth 1304!

Last week, we gave you the list of things happening in the Consortium booth. But while we’re there, we’ll have even more things happening in our publishers’ booth! Add these to your schedule, and stop by to check them out! … Continue reading

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ALA SF: Publishers Group West & Legato Publishers Group

There’s something extra special about ALA Annual this year for the PGW Berkeley team because it’s in our city. We can’t wait to have our exhibiting publishers in San Francisco and to meet all the librarians and book lovers at … Continue reading

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Meet Us in San Francisco!

Consortium will be at Annual next week, and we’d love to see you! We’ll be at booths 1303-1304. As usual, we’ll have author signings, galleys, and lots of swag! Publishers in Our Aisle Akashic Books Arsenal Pulp Press Biblioasis Central … Continue reading

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Groundwood Books & Highlights/Boyds Mills Press/Calkins Creek listed on Bank Street Best of 2015

THE CHILDREN’S BOOK COMMITTEE at Bank Street College of Education strives to guide librarians, educators, parents, grandparents, and other interested adults to the best books for children published each year. The Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2015 Edition includes more … Continue reading

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TOON’s Lost in NYC Earns SIX Starred Reviews!
TOON’s Lost in NYC Earns SIX Starred Reviews!

GET ON THE EXPRESS TRAIN with Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure, published by TOON Books! The new TOON Graphic, aimed at ages 8-12, is burning up the charts with starred reviews in School Library Journal, Kirkus, Booklist, Horn Book, … Continue reading

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