Days of Wonder

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Name: Days of Wonder
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

A Selection of Anti-Bullying Titles for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

Backlash by Sarah Darer Littman(Scholastic Press, Mar. 2015, ages 12–up)Bullied Kids Speak Out: We Survived—How You Can Too by Jodee Blanco(F+W Media/Adams, Jan. 2015, ages 12–18)The Bully and the Shrimp by Catherine Allison and Kim Geyer(Parragon, Sept., ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

PuppetConf 2014, The IT Automation Event of the Year, Opens to Record Attendance

- Puppet Labs, the leading provider of IT automation software, kicked off its fourth annual user conference, PuppetConf 2014, today at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. This year's conference features over 100 hours of keynotes, tracks and demos to ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

RJ Palacio: I remember what it's like to feel insecure, or like I'm the odd one out

RJ Palacio, the author of Wonder, talks to group site members .Nancy: What inspired you to write Wonder in the first place?My sons and I saw a child with a facial difference, and my younger son was quite young and got frightened. It got me wondering what ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

In Brief: September 11

‘Usher’ing In a Love of ReadingMusical artist, Usher (center), read Leo and Diane Dillon’s I A Very Happy ReadingOn September 10, Gayle Forman (l.) and Stephanie Perkins read from their respective novels, and (Dutton) at McNally Jackson, as part of Perkins’s ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

BEA 2014: Wondering On: R.J. Palacio

The author reports that readers’ response to Mr. Browne’s penchant for precepts led to 365 Days of Wonder, which will have a 350,000-copy first printing. “I got such a tremendous amount of feedback from teachers, librarians, and parents, who really embraced ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 29 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

BEA 2014: Browsing the Booths, Chapter 1

Those arriving at the main entrance of Javits today will notice a large banner proclaiming, “Let’s Get Lost.” The meaning of that phrase will become apparent when they visit Harlequin Teen’s booth (3038), where a car shrink-wrapped with an image from ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 29 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Finally, a Bullying Story From the Bully's Point of View

My favorite children’s book of 2012 , Wonder, has a new companion: an e-book, out this week, called The Julian Chapter . In 86 pages, it tells the story of Wonder from the point of view of the bad kid in the book—the bully. The hero of Wonder, if ... [Published Slate - The XX Factor - May 13 2014]

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"Puppet Labs' growth over the past 10 years, from inception to serving 58 percent of the Fortune 100, has been remarkable," said Luke Kanies. "At PuppetConf 2014 we'll celebrate the amazing work of our users, customers and employees, with the realization that we're only one-tenth of the way on our journey. I look forward to sharing where we've been, best practices for today and where we're headed."
...They're quotes that are meant to inspire, motivate, and remind readers that human beings are capable of so much good. As Thomas Browne said, "the wonders we seek around us are already within us"
"I’ve been coming [to Bologna] for 12 to 15 years, and I’ve never had as many European publishers asking for middle-grade" said Steven Chudney of the Chudney Agency...

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A Selection of Anti-Bullying Titles for Fall 20... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Oct 18 2014]
PuppetConf 2014, The IT Automation Event of the... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 23 2014]
RJ Palacio: I remember what it's like to feel i... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
In Brief: September 11 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Sep 11 2014]
BEA 2014: Wondering On: R.J. Palacio [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 29 2014]
BEA 2014: Browsing the Booths, Chapter 1 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 29 2014]
Finally, a Bullying Story From the Bully's Poin... [Published Slate - The XX Factor - May 13 2014]
BEA 2014: Children’s Galleys to Grab [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 26 2014]
Bologna 2014: Realism Reigns [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 26 2014]
Fall 2014 Children's Sneak Previews [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Feb 22 2014]
Random House Announces New R.J. Palacio Acquisi... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Feb 13 2014]
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