TITLE

Univ. of Pittsburgh launches imprint for kids

PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Publishers Weekly;6/7/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 23, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the University of Pittsburgh Press' plan to release the first two titles in a children's imprint called Golden Triangle Books, a series of historical fiction aimed at readers aged nine to 14 years old. Retail prices of titles published under the Golden Triangle imprint; Launch of a Web site to coincide with the release of the books.
ACCESSION #
1998219

 

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