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The Inquisitor’s Tale, another Middle Grade Fiction Winner!

January 5, 2017 by Adam in News
I humbly accept my 2016 Nerdies Award                      ...

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Huffington Post Review: The Inquisitor’s Tale

January 4, 2017 by Adam in News
"...destined to become a classic..."                                    ...

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Bayviews Review – The Inquisitor’s Tale

December 20, 2016 by Adam in News
Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California                                            ...

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Booklist Starred Review – The Inquisitor’s Tale

December 19, 2016 by Adam in News
Click to read!                    ...

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The Horn Book: Best Books of 2016

December 15, 2016 by Adam in News
Fanfare for The Inquisitor's...

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Entertainment Weekly: Best Middle Grade Books of 2016

December 14, 2016 by Adam in News
The Inquisitor's Tale lands at...

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Behind the Illuminations of The Inquisitor’s Tale

December 13, 2016 by Adam in News
with Hatem Aly                              ...

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San Francisco Chronicle: Holiday Books Gift Guide

December 12, 2016 by Adam in News, Uncategorized
The Inquisitor's Tale...

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Publishers Weekly: Best Books of 2016

October 31, 2016 by Adam in News
The Inquisitor's Tale makes the cut...

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A stellar review and Earphones Award for the Inquisitor’s Tale Audiobook

October 28, 2016 by Adam in News
A warm thanks to AudioFile...

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THE NEW YORKER: What Makes a Children’s Book Good? 

October 4, 2016 by Adam in News
Read my take on What Makes a Children's Book Good? in...

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LISTEN: All The Wonders Podcast

October 3, 2016 by Adam in News
Matthew Winner and I talk about writing, teaching, and storytelling on his All The...

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Download the Educator’s Guide to The Inquisitor’s Tale

September 30, 2016 by Adam in News
Head on over to Resources and download the Educator's Guide to the Inquisitor's Tale. You'll also find a neat Annotated...

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The Inquisitor’s Tale is finally here!!!

September 27, 2016 by Adam in News
So excited to celebrate the launch of The Inquisitor's Tale, or, The Three Magical Children and their Holy Dog. Pick up a copy and come find me on...

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What do kids books tell us about our inner lives?

September 22, 2016 by Adam in News
Check out this essay I wrote for...

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The Grimm books have a whole new look!

August 19, 2016 by Adam in News
In case you haven't been keeping up with me in the gruesome Twitter realm, the newly designed Grimm books are hitting stores this September, featuring the magical art of the one and only, Caldecott-winning Dan Santat. Wondering what mighty forces convinced me to change my beloved covers? Read about the process and check out the new...

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So You Want To Be A Jedi COVER REVEAL

June 5, 2015 by Adam in News
On September 22, my new book, The Empire Strikes Back: So You Want To Be A Jedi will be available! And now, you can see the cover of it, along with the covers of the other two books in the series, A New Hope: The Princess, The Farm Boy, and the Scoundrel and Return of the Jedi: Beware the Power of the Dark...

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So You Want to Be a Jedi?

April 9, 2015 by Adam in News
Adam's new book is coming! And he's pretty sure you're gonna like it. A lot. It's a retelling of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, but in addition to retelling the story, Adam got to invent new scenes, add comments and humor, and also teach you how to be a Jedi. You see, in between each chapter there are lessons. He starts with the basics: how to meditate; how to meditate while standing on one...

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Adam to Write New Star Wars Novel!

July 19, 2013 by Adam in News
Hey guys! I've secretly been working on this totally AWESOME project that's officially not a secret anymore! Disney recently announced that I'm one of four authors that will be writing four new books based on the original Star Wars film trilogy! I can't wait to share my take on that super cool galaxy far, far away with all of you!   Stay tuned!   P.S. Check out this video...

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The Grimm Conclusion!

May 22, 2013 by Adam in News
You wanna know about my new book, THE GRIMM CONCLUSION (Due in October, 2013)? Read this! And to see the cover, click on the link at the bottom of the page!   Fairy tale adaptations are replete in pop culture, but how about straight retellings of the Brothers Grimm iconic stories in all their original bloodiness? Since 2010, Adam Gidwitz has reintroduced young readers to the Grimm canon...

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Best Sellers!

January 30, 2013 by Adam in News
The New York Times Best Seller List I have good news and very good news. The good news is that A TALE DARK AND GRIMM is back on the bestseller list at #8! The very good news is that IN A GLASS GRIMMLY has debuted on the list at...

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Best Sellers Again and Again!

January 19, 2013 by Adam in News
The New York Times Best Seller List A Tale Dark and Grimm and In a Glass Grimmly have now both made the Best Seller List multiple weeks in a row. It's becoming a pattern or something....

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A Tale Dark and Grimm is a New York Times Bestseller

November 12, 2012 by Adam in News
The New York Times A Tale Dark and Grimm is a NYT Bestseller! Check it...

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