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Mattel and Papercutz to Publish Barbie Graphic Novels (2016-06-01): Mattel and Papercutz have announced plans to publish a line of Barbie graphic novels.
Scholastic Announces Summer Reading Road Trip (2016-05-23): Scholastic is embarking on a Summer Reading Road Trip with RVs going on a 25+ city road trip.
New Version of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code Being Released for Young Adults (2016-05-18): Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code is getting a new look and some editing for a young adult audience. The book will be released in September, before Inferno hits theaters.
Scholastic to Publish Assassin's Creed Young Adult Book Series (2016-04-16): Scholastic has announced a collaboration with Ubisoft to publish a young adult book series set in the Assassin's Creed universe.
Scholastic to Launch World of Warcraft Book Series for Kids Ages 8-12 (2016-04-14): Scholastic and Blizzard Entertainment have announced the launch of a World of Warcraft book series for kids ages 8-12. It set for a November 2016 release.
X-Files Young Adult Novels Will Follow Mulder and Scully as Teenagers (2016-04-12): Detectives Mulder and Scully will play teenagers in a new young adult book series coming out in 2017.
First Look at Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Illustrated Edition (2016-04-08): Here is a first look at the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. It is illustrated by Jim Kay.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11 Arrives on November 1, 2016 (2016-03-25): The eleventh entry in the Wimpy Kid series will arrive in bookstores on November 1, 2016. It does not yet have a title.
Simon & Schuster Launches Muslim Focused Imprint Salaam Reads (2016-02-26): Simon & Schuster is launching a children's imprint called Salaam Reads. The stories and character will be Muslims, but the books are aimed at children of all faiths.
Seventeen Magazine and Harlequin Teen Launching New Book Imprint (2016-02-05): Melissa de la Cruz's new novel Something in Between will be the debut release of the new book imprint Seventeen Books
Magic Tree House Books Being Turned into Feature Films (2016-02-04): Lionsgate snapped up the rights to Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Treehouse series. The studio will make live action films and hopes for a durable franchise.
Flatiron Books Expands Into Young Adult Titles (2016-01-29): Macmillan imprint Flatiron Books will begin publishing young adult titles from debut authors and from established authors.
Scholastic Pulls Controversial Picture Book: A Birthday Cake for George Washington (2016-01-18): Scholastic pulls the plug on the picture book A Birthday Cake for George Washington after a tsunami of criticism for its portrayal of happy slaves.
Book Sales by Dead Authors are Booming (2015-12-05): Publishers are seeing great returns on sales of books by dead authors. In the world of posthumous publishing business is booming.
Pope Francis Writing Children's Book (2015-11-24): Loyola Press will publish Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World in March, 2016.
Barnes & Noble to Offer 500,000 Signed Books on Black Friday (2015-11-09): Barnes & Noble will offer half a million signed books by over 120 authors on Black Friday.
Booksellers Sue to Overturn Louisiana's New Age Verification Law (2015-11-05): Booksellers are suing to overturn Louisiana's new age verification law which required them to verify everyone's age before they can buy books or comic books.
Mariah Carey to Publish Children's Book Based on Her Popular Christmas Song (2015-10-31): Mariah Carey is publishing a children's book based on her popular Christmas song, All I Want For Christmas Is You.
Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager Writing Children's Picture Book Benefiting National Parks (2015-10-30): Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager are writing a children's book to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Neil Patrick Harris to Publish Middle Grade Series Called The Magic Misfits (2015-10-17): Actor Neil Patrick Harris will publish a middle grade sereis called The Magic Misfits.