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Category Archives: News Tidbits

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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#DioramaChallenge
#DioramaChallenge

The #DioramaChallenge has been issued! To celebrate the launch of MY LIFE IN DIORAMAS, Tara Altebrando has challenged middle grade authors to make dioramas of their latest books. Many have answered, including Leslie Margolis, Anne Ursu, and Rita Williams-Garcia. You … Continue reading

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Library Reads & the Association of American Publishers Welcome you to BookExpo America 2015!

Hear first hand what book publishers are excited about for the forthcoming season, and learn their behind the scenes secrets why! Thursday, May 28 1:45-3:15 pm. AAP Annual Librarians’ Book Buzz—Part I. Jacob K. Javits Center (Room 1E14) Hear the first … Continue reading

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Button Books

Did you know that Publisher Group West now proudly distributes Button Books in the USA? Based in East Sussex, UK, Button Books (an imprint of GMC Publications) is an exciting new list of design-led children’s books which will appeal to … Continue reading

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Rich and Fragrant Lebanese Cuisine
Rich and Fragrant Lebanese Cuisine

 ROSE WATER & ORANGE BLOSSOMS  Featured Cookbook The New York Times Food Section Written by Melissa Clark May 27 PRAISE: “A terrific and important book!” –Anthony Bourdain, host of No Reservations “Maureen’s love letter to Lebanese food and the story … Continue reading

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The Slippers’ Keeper from Groundwood Books

School Library Journal April Review April. Gr 2-4–This exquisitely illustrated picture book describes the life of Joe Purdon, who devoted his life to the preservation of the showy lady’s-slipper, an orchid native to North America. When he was 13, Purdon … Continue reading

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