Category Archives: News Tidbits
Check out The Treasure of Barracuda!
The Treasure of Barracuda (By Llanos Martinez Campos; Illustrated by Julia Sarda; 9781939775146; Little Pickle Press; Trade Cloth; $15.95) is an enchanting romp about sailing through the seas with a band of rugged pirates… who don’t know how to read. … Continue reading
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NONFICTION FINALIST
Nation Books is absolutely thrilled to announce that Ibram X. Kendi’s STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING has officially been named a Nonfiction Finalist for the 2016 National Book Awards! “Stamped from the Beginning is a history of how racist ideas are built, … Continue reading
Our Children’s Publishers Are Heading to the Movies
Publishers Weekly has highlighted Annick Press, Groundwood Books, and Owlkids Books in an article about Canadian children’s publishers extending their reach into television and movie adaptations in both Canada and the US! “Annick Press is celebrating its 40th anniversary this … Continue reading
The Island Gets a PW Star!
The Island by Olivia Levez (9781780748597; Oneworld; Trade Paper; $9.95) has received a STARRED review in Publishers Weekly! “Levez’s debut captures the emotional journey of 16-year-old Frances Stanton, one of a plane full of British juvenile delinquents and camp staffers … Continue reading
Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary
In The Word Detective, author John Simpson, tells a story that is at once deeply personal and part of the larger story of a fundamental shift in how we share information. Great write up and author Q&A in Maximum Shelf … Continue reading
Seasons of the Bear: A Yosemite Story
Seasons of the Bear: A Yosemite Story (by Ginger Wadsworth, Illustrated by Daniel San Souci; 9781930238664; Yosemite Conservancy; Trade Cloth, Picture Book; $15.95) is a sweet new story following a mother bear and her newborn cubs living in Yosemite National Park. … Continue reading
The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee — In Stores Now!
Debut author Erin Petti’s quirky ghost story, The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee (9781938063725, Illustrated by Kris Aro McLeod, Mighty Media, Trade Cloth, $16.99), is in stores now! Eleven-year-old budding scientist Thelma Bee has adventure in her blood. But she … Continue reading
Discover Harlan and Win Books for Your Book Club!
As the summer winds down, we’re excited for many things: school starting, cooler weather, and the return of our regular book clubs. Nothing’s better than sharing a cool afternoon with friends, food and drink, while talking about that hard-to-put-down book. … Continue reading
Creston Books ABA Profile
Creston Books has been featured in the American Booksellers Association’s Small Press Profile! This profile covers the birth of Creston Books, Marissa Moss’s role as publisher, and its recent and upcoming titles. Check out the whole article here! “Creston Books, … Continue reading