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Shannon Whibbs, senior fiction editor for Dundurn, has acquired world rights to debut novelist Suzanne Alyssa Andrew’s CIRCLE OF STONES, a story that races across Canada as one man’s obsessive quest to find his missing girlfriend is aided through a chain of surprisingly interconnected and diverse characters.
The deal was arranged by Samantha Haywood and publication is slated for Spring 2015.
Clare Vanderpool has received another prestigious book award for her second novel, Navigating Early, which was named a Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association. The award, named for Michael L. Printz, recognizes excellence in literature written for young adults. Vanderpool was awarded the Newbery Medal in 2011 for her first novel, Moon Over Manifest.
The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year. In addition, the Printz Committee names up to four honor books, which also represent the best writing in young adult literature.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Printz Honor Book, 2014, ALA
YALSA 2014 Best YA Fiction
ALSC 2014 Notable Books for Children
Kirkus Best Books of 2013
School Library Journal Best Books 2013
Marq de Villiers’s FLOATING CURRENCY: WATER AS THE NEW GOLD, almost 15 years after the publication of his Governor General’s Award-winning Water: The Fate of our Most Precious Resource, comes a new book to explore the new, prevailing issues of the modern era – the global management, ownership, and commodification of water.
To Suzanne Alexander at Goose Lane Editions, for publication in 2015, by Shaun Bradley.
Kathleen Winter’s THE FREEDOM IN AMERICAN SONGS, a new short story collection, edited by John Metcalf.
North American rights to Dan Wells at Biblioasis, for publication in Fall 2014, by Shaun Bradley.
Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall’s HUNGOVER: A History of the Morning After and One Man’s Quest for the Cure, is a journalist’s journey to discover the ultimate hangover cure, drinking and writing his way through the world’s favorite beverages and their vengeful aftermath.
US rights sold to Patrick Nolan at Penguin for publication in Fall 2016 by Samantha Haywood. Canadian rights previously sold to Jennifer Lambert at HarperCollins Canada.