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wheel Big movie news! Jennifer Aniston to star in Julie Murphy’s DUMPLIN’ as reported by Variety.

 Ed Galing’s Tony illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Erin Stead as featured in this week’s The New Yorker.

 We couldn’t be more excited to share the story behind the story of this rediscovered Mark Twain fairytale brought to life by Philip and Erin Stead. Here’s a look at how it all came to be, via the New York Times!

 Folio Jr. proudly welcomes up-and-coming illustrator Madeline Kloepper to the team!

 Congratulations to Julie Murphy! DUMPLIN’ (HarperCollins/Balzer+Bray) was selected as a finalist for the 2016 PEN Center Literary Awards in the Young Adult category.

wheel Salaam Reads will publish as its first young adult title, Sajidah Kutty’s SAINTS, MISFITS, MONSTER AND MAYHEM, Zareen Jaffery editing. The novel follows 15-year-old Janna Yusuf, daughter of the only divorced mother at the mosque, as she examines her faith and relationships in the wake of an assault. (Summer 2017)

wheel Congratulations to Jenny Han whose P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU won an Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature and to Valyne Maetani, whose debut INK AND ASHES is the winner of the ALA Asian/Pacific American Honor Award for Youth Literature!