This big-hearted, boundary-breaking novel introduces a remarkable new talent. Set in 1970s New York, City on Fire is outsized in its generosity, warmth, and ambition, its deep feeling for its characters, and its exuberant imagination.
CITY ON FIRE by Garth Risk Hallberg 978-1-101-94668-8, Export Paperback, $20.00, On-Sale Date: October 13, 2015
Children’s Books received honors from the American Library Association at their annual mid-winter meeting. THE NOISY PAINT BOX: THE COLORS AND SOUNDS OF KANDINSKY’S ABSTRACT ART written by Barb Rosenstock and illustrated by Mary Grandpre won a Caldecott Honor award, while Jenny Hubbard’s AND WE STAY received a Michael L. Printz Honor.