Tessa Bailey’s GETAWAY GIRL and RUNAWAY GIRL, to Booktopia (Australia), in a two-book deal, by Vanessa Kerr at Abner Stein, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.
Joss Wood’s untitled books, including a new four-book series, in which a family struggles under the iron fist of a problem patriarch determined to hone his children to perfection while undermining their success, who will do anything to make sure his heirs marry well, to Stacy Boyd at Harlequin Desire, in a multi-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Author-illustrator Peter Stein’s A TREE FOR MR. FISH, about a stubborn and standoffish fish who lives in a tree and learns to share, to John Morgan at Imprint, for publication in spring 2021, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world).
Pamela Harris’s WHEN YOU LOOK LIKE US, in which an African-American teen living in Newport News, Virginia realizes his older sister has disappeared and goes to the police only to be told that girls like her, who “roll with trouble,” go missing all the time; he knows what they really mean—they don’t care about another missing black girl—and if he wants to find her, he’ll have to do it himself, to Andrew Eliopulos at Harper Children’s, for publication in winter 2021, by Viana Siniscalchi, Sara Shandler, and Josh Bank at Alloy Entertainment, on behalf of Sarah LaPolla at Bradford Literary Agency (NA).
Sara Johnson’s books two and three in the Alexa Glock crime novel series, about a forensic odontologist working in small towns throughout the New Zealand countryside, to Barbara Peters at Sourcebooks, with Anna Michels editing, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).
Petrell Ozbay and Tess LaBella’s MERRY WITCHMAS, a twist on the holiday’s traditional “believe” concept, about a witch who believes in Santa, who doesn’t deliver to her home because he doesn’t believe in witches, illustrated by Sonya Abby Soekarno, to Jes Negron at Boyds Mills Press, for publication in fall 2021, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the author, and by Alexandra Gehringer at The Bright Group for the illustrator (world).
Christina Dalcher’s VOX, to Postimees (Estonia), by Anastasya Markova at Synopsis Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Erin McCarthy’s STRIPPED DOWN and STRIP SEARCH, to Mondadori (Italy), in a two-book deal, by Federica Graceffa at The Italian Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Katie Henry’s HERETICS ANONYMOUS, to Helion (Poland), by Justyna Pelaska at Graal, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Sarah LaPolla at Bradford Literary Agency.
Mike Allegra’s SCAMPERS THINKS LIKE A SCIENTIST (illustrations by Elizabeth Zechel) has won the 2020 Teacher’s Choice Awards for Children’s Books!
Keep your eyes out to see the book included in the January/April 2020 edition of Learning magazine.
Author of IN SEARCH OF POWDER and THE BATTLE FOR PARADISE Jeremy Evans’s SEE YOU TOMORROW, about Marco Siffredi, the first person to snowboard Mount Everest in 2001, and his disappearance as he descended Everest from the Hornbein Couloir; using never-before-granted interviews with family and friends, the author aims to solve Everest’s last great mystery, exploring Marco’s single-minded pursuit of a dream and his love of freedom and adventure, to David Legere at Globe Pequot, in a nice deal, for publication in 2021, by Jennifer Chen Tran at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).