Children's Lit Community Stays Positive
Equity Firm Buys Follett School Solutions
Follett Corp. has sold its K-12 software and content division, Follett School Solutions, to the investment firm Francisco Partners. Britten Follett, who remains in a leadership role at FSS, said that the deal gives the company more funding to expand in the educational technology space. more »
B&NE Post Gains in Q1 of Fiscal 2022
The reopening of most campus stores and higher sales of digital products lifted revenue at Barnes & Noble Education 17.6% in the first quarter ended July 31, 2021, over the comparable period a year ago. more »
Melody Kellis has been named associate creative director at Amazon Publishing.
Tyler Freidenrich has been named associate creative director at Amazon Publishing.
has been promoted to publicity manager at Berkley.
Kari Webb, formerly intern at Macmillan’s Square Fish, has joined Random House Children’s Books as managing editorial assistant.
Kristin Schulz has been promoted to assistant director of school & library at Random House Children's Books.
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Students at Mponda Primary in Balaka, Malawi, head back to school with books from Book Aid International's Inspiring Readers program, which sets up libraries in schools across sub-Saharan Africa.
Courtesy Book Aid International