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YPG Helps Project Cicero Again

YPG Helps Project Cicero Again

During the weekend of March 9, 2012, nearly twenty YPG Cares members helped Project Cicero at their annual nonprofit book drive. Through their efforts over the years, over 1,650,000 new and gently books have been distributed to 9,500 classrooms, reaching nearly 400,000 students!
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Strong BBL Turnout Proves Dystopian Lit Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon

Strong BBL Turnout Proves Dystopian Lit Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon

On Wednesday, March 28, YPG members gathered at HarperCollins to delve into the depths of dystopian literature. The panel featured editors Greg Ferguson and Rosemary Brosnan, associate marketing manager Stephanie O’Cain, and Galaxy Craze, the author of The Last Princess!
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Next YPG Book to Film Club Viewing: All the Pretty Horses

Next YPG Book to Film Club Viewing: All the Pretty Horses

By popular vote, our next book to film selection will be All the Pretty Horses, by Cormac McCarthy (Knopf/Random House)! The viewing and discussion will take place on Wednesday, April 18, at the AAP New York offices (71 Fifth Avenue, second floor) at 7:00 pm.
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Help YPG Take Part in World Read Aloud Day!

Help YPG Take Part in World Read Aloud Day!

On Wednesday, March 7, help YPG and LitWorld support global literacy by taking a moment to visit the World Read Aloud Day NYC Celebration, and by putting the word out on social media!
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Get Involved with 20SomethingReads.com!

On Wednesday, February 29, TheBookReportNetwork.com launched a new website for readers in their twenties: 20SomethingReads.com, where twenty-something readers can talk about the books they're reading and the books they suggest you read as well
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AAP Hosts Sixth Annual Young to Publishing Conference

AAP Hosts Sixth Annual Young to Publishing Conference

The Association of American Publishers held its sixth annual Young to Publishing Conference, entitled "How to Create, How to Innovate," on Thursday, December 8, 2011, at Random House. The day-long conference served 250 young publishing professionals from 18 member publishing houses!
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YPG Cares about Books for NYC Schools

YPG Cares about Books for NYC Schools

YPG Cares marked four successful collaborations with the Center for Fiction and its largest assignment with them to date in a two-part event on Saturday, February 11, and Saturday, February 25! Volunteers gave up their weekends to volunteer at the CFF and help with the sorting, unpacking, and organizing of 20,000 books received for...
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YPG Cares Supports Books for a Better Life

YPG Cares Supports Books for a Better Life

After being invited to the reception announcing the Books for a Better Life finalists at Random House back in October 2011, several YPG Cares volunteers expressed interest in supporting the cause in other ways. On February 14, 2012, YPG Cares volunteers from six different companies assisted in the preparation and mailing of 3,600 Books...
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YPG Cares Continues to Show Story Love

YPG Cares Continues to Show Story Love

In our fourth collaboration with the Story Pirates, on Wednesday, February 8, YPG Cares volunteers showed their Story Love! From 7:00-8:30pm, members hand-wrote positive editorial feedback on the short stories local schoolchildren have submitted to the Story Pirates during the year and even got to stay for a private comedy event performed by the...
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YPG Learns How to Pitch! En Español

YPG Learns How to Pitch! En Español

Several members of YPG from various houses joined Pitch! on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 9:30pm at The Lounge at Dixon Place for Pitch! En Español. The evening included fun Spanish and bilingual book pitches in front of a live audience!
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