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January Rights Reports

February 2, 2016


The following book deals were announced in January, 2016. Dimple & Rishi by Sandhya Menon, a contemporary YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Publication is set for summer 2017 Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom by Booki Vivat’s debut illustrated middle-grade […]

Writers on Writing: Poetic Narrative/Nikki Grimes

February 2, 2016


Poetry. Poetry collections. Novels in verse. Poems in picture books. These are many of the ways that poetic works engage the minds of young readers. Yesterday’s writer, Margarita Engle is as prolific a poet as today’s writer, Nikki Grimes. Nikki is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children, and […]