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May 28, 2015

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Selznick, Myracle, and Others Appear in Scholastic Fall 2015 Online Preview

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For Scholastic’s recent online preview, the publisher produced four videos in which editors and authors tell viewers about over 20 of Scholastic’s upcoming picture books, graphic novels, middle grade, and teen titles.

Brian Selznick’s 2015 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Slideshow

The program for the Honor lecture

A series of photos taken at the 2015 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture in Washington, DC, on May 8, 2015. Brian Selznick addressed the history and evolution of how we define family in children’s books.

March, Relish win awards at ALA Midwinter

March, Relish win awards at ALA Midwinter

As has often been the case in recent years, there were several graphic novels on the list of honorees at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, which took place in Philadelphia this year. March, Book One, the graphic-novel memoir of Congressman John Lewis’s involvement in the Civil Rights movement, was named a Coretta Scott King […]

News Bites: Children’s Book Week

selznick bk week poster

Observe Children’s Book Week (May 13–19) in your library or classroom with a free poster by Brian Selznick and an activity guide that celebrates the idea that “books can take you anywhere.”

Author, Illustrator Remy Charlip Dies at 83

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Remy Charlip, dancer, actor, and an award-winning author and illustrator of more than 30 children’s books including I Love You (Scholastic, 1999) and Mother Mother I Feel Sick (Parents’ Magazine Press, 1966), died August 14. He was 83.