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2012-07-19 06:23:44

NEW YORK, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the first update since March 28, 2012, of U.S. figures for Suzanne Collins's bestselling The Hunger Games trilogy. The series has grown steadily since fall 2008 and The Hunger Games has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for more than two hundred consecutive weeks/more than three years. In fact, The Hunger Games is only the second book in the USA...

2012-05-31 06:25:09

LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Debut author Jennifer Gooch Hummer has won eight awards and finalist categories for her critically-acclaimed Young Adult novel Girl Unmoored, published in March by Fiction Studio Books. Girl Unmoored, a coming-of-age story set in 1985, has cross-over appeal for young adults and those who came of age in the 1980s. It's been compared to Judy Blume's 1970 novel, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret due to the engaging way it tackles tough issues such as...

2012-04-06 10:20:02

BETHLEHEM, Pa. and MINNEAPOLIS, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has sprung and the original Volkswagen Beetle PEEPSTER(®) Chick car is welcoming two new additions to the family! Each of the three PEEPSTER cars is PEEPS(®) iconic yellow, branded with the PEEPS(®) logo and sporting an enormous yellow PEEPS(®) chick on its roof. The original PEEPSTER(®) just completed its Spring PEEPS(®) Magical Moments Tour(TM) throughout the Midwestern and Southern states....

2012-03-28 10:22:29

NEW YORK, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the first update since January 2012 of U.S. in-print figures for Suzanne Collins's bestselling The Hunger Games trilogy. The series has grown steadily since fall 2008 and The Hunger Games has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for three consecutive years. Readers flocked to the books in anticipation of the release of the record-setting "The Hunger...

2012-03-20 10:24:57

NEW YORK, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) Ethnic Studies Professor Zetta Elliott just published her second young adult novel, Ship of Souls, from Amazon/Encore. The book links the histories of Revolutionary War soldiers and African slaves with the lives of three young people in present-day NYC. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-03-19 02:24:00

NEW YORK, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of The Hunger Games' blockbuster debut on March 23rd, the New York Sports Clubs (NYSC) is launching the first-ever "Train Like a Tribute" Hunger Games-inspired workout. With ticket presales for The Hunger Games movie setting records nationwide, the screen adaptation of the New York Times best-selling novel is on track to become the biggest pop-culture craze since Twilight. "Train Like a Tribute" invites attendees to master skills...

2012-03-14 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassandra Clare, award-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices series, has signed an agreement with Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, for a third young adult fantasy series featuring her immensely popular Shadowhunters characters. The new series will be entitled "The Dark Artifices." With more than six million copies of her books in print in...

2012-01-09 14:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate announced today that tickets for the highly anticipated film THE HUNGER GAMES will go on advance sale on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012. The film takes place during the 74th Annual Hunger Games, and today marks the celebration of 74 days until the film's release, another milestone in the countdown to release following the successful #HungerGames100 Poster reveal across 100 websites on December 15th. (Logo:...

2011-11-03 10:03:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the publication of a fourth title in the movie tie-in program for The Hunger Games coming in Spring 2012. The newest title announced is The Hunger Games Tribute Guide, the ultimate Tribute guide to the 24 Tributes featured in the upcoming film. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO ) Three of the movie tie-in titles will be released...

2011-06-16 09:05:00

NEW YORK, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the publication of a special gift edition of the worldwide bestselling The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins for holiday 2011. Three movie tie-in titles will follow in early 2012, based on The Hunger Games film, currently in production at Lionsgate. Scholastic will publish and deliver the titles through all of its distribution channels both domestically and...