October 15, 2017

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“Get Away” with Under-the-Radar Books for Teen Read Week

Librarian Julie Stivers presents diverse and underappreciated titles that should be celebrated during YALSA’s Teen Read Week (October 18–24), including Varian Johnson’s The Great Greene Heist and Polly Holyoke’s The Neptune Project.

How to Build a Bestseller with Non-White Characters

Creating a blockbuster with diverse characters requires years of commitment, collaboration, and buy-in from every segment of the publishing community.