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inthevine7

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Aug 29, 2021
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STOP MR. RYDEN
Middle Grade
65,000 Words
Kim A. Larson

Twelve-year-old ANNA SANDVIK relays her dream’s message “Stop Mr. Ryden” to the woman in her dream, her teacher MS. VILLARD, who is dating MR. RYDEN. Ms. Villard rejects Anna’s message and makes Anna’s life miserable. Angered and not wanting to disappoint God, Anna sets out to discover why Mr. Ryden needs to be stopped and how she’ll do it. [Nancy Drew + Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret.]
 
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inthevine7

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Aug 29, 2021
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SHIP MONKS
Picture Book
498 Words
Kim A. Larson

“Chip” monks Theo, Benny, and Henry are on a mission to bring needed food to Madagascar. After they weather Benny's non-stop talking, a violent storm, and getting lost at sea, Captain Curly-Tale and his crew—“Arrrrgh!”—threaten to steal their cargo. The monk's favorite game of charades just might keep their mission afloat.
 
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SRondeau

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Aug 2, 2021
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Title: GREMELDA
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 512 words
Author: Stephanie Rondeau

Gremelda the hippo has always lived with wild horses, although no one is quite sure how she got there. And despite all the evidence to the contrary, she thinks she’s one of them. When she sees her reflection at the watering hole for the first time, Gremelda must learn to accept her funky self among the beauty of the horses who surround her.
 
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SRondeau

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Aug 2, 2021
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Title: THE BOY WHO STOLE THE SUN
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 504 words
Author: Stephanie Rondeau

When the Big Feelings come, so do the colors, oozing and swirling and splattering around Oliver. One day when the colors become too much, he makes them disappear and finds calm in a gray world— but at what cost? Oliver must find a way to control the colors or he risks a world without any feelings at all.
 
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A NIGHT AT THE LIGHTHOUSE
MG Horror
51,000 words
By Lynn Grace Wong

Twelve-year-old budding photographer Tala dismisses her dead grandmother’s voice and unwittingly awakens a century-old lighthouse rumored to be a Collector of Souls. She must set aside her camera and fight off monsters straight out of Filipino folklore or risk her and her friends being imprisoned in the lighthouse forever.
 
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JanaMattern

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Feb 10, 2021
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Title: A FRIEND FOR DINNER
Genre: Picture Book (dark humor)
Length: 360 Words
Author: Jana Mattern


Things get awkward when Vulture’s chicken dinner suddenly wakes up from a nap. With a rocky start to friendship, and a surprise dangerous encounter, Vulture and Chicken must find a way to work things out before someone gets eaten!
 
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Title: No One Comes Home 
Genre: YA Mystery/Romance
Length: 79,000 words 
Author: Megan Cox 

A small group of campers hike into the mountains, but will any come out? Seventeen-year-old Collins just wants to oversee a successful journey in memory of her friend, but this trip has secrets that end in murder. This contemporary retelling of And Then There Were None features romance, intrigue, and betrayal, with a fight to the finish to survive.
 
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Title: Fierce
Genre: MG Contemporary Science Fiction
Length: 60,000 words
Author: Megan Cox

Luke just wants to impress the girl he likes and keep out of the crosshairs of the neighborhood dog. But when he discovers his body can take any animal feather, tooth, or hair and make him a genetically modified wonder, he takes a wise-cracking—and eventually dangerous--turn as your friendly neighborhood superhero.
 
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Grousefeathers

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Sep 13, 2021
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Title: Henri and the Book of Sighs
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy/Adventure
Word Count: 43,000
Author: Ruth Dight


Henri, a medieval orphan, follows haunting images he discovers in a book to find out what happened to his family and learns of his inherited obligation to end a war. He struggles with doing the right thing, leaving his dog at risk of being eaten.
 
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Carol Riggs

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Oct 24, 2019
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Title: THE WORD THIEVES
Genre: YA Steampunk Fantasy
Length: 99,000 words
Author: Carol Riggs

Steampunk Robin Hood meets a gender-swapped THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER.

A commoner girl pits herself against the Gold Monarch when he sends spiderlike mech-collectors to seize not only tax coin from the district’s pockets, but words from the commoners’ minds. At the same time, the royal daughter strives to find a seer who holds clues about defeating the dark-force Entity that will soon devour the city.
 
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jenmoncuse

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Feb 13, 2020
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Pitch to Karly Dizon, Associate Literary Agent at Fuse Literary​




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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
Title: The Bike Rack Falls
Genre: Middle Grade (early)
Length: 6,200
Author: J Monkeys

The first day of third grade at the Baker Street Elementary School should have been a great day for Humphrey “Homes” Jefferies—until his dreams of a wind-whipping race home are smashed when he finds that the bike rack has fallen over and his brand-new, uber-cool bike has been stolen. Certain that nefarious plans are afoot, and with both ADHD and a sugar addiction, Homes needs his twin brother, Dwight Wilbur “DW” Jefferies, to help him follow clues and interview suspects. Can these African-American twins adopted into a multicultural family solve the mystery before Homes must suffer the ultimate humiliation: riding his old dinosaur bike in the town’s bike parade?
 
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rozanark

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Jul 6, 2021
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Berlin
Title: ERASING SPACES
Genre: Picture Book (STEM)
Length: 490 words
Author: Rozana Rajkumari

THE YELLOW SUITCASE X ONE HUG

For a small boy who misses his Bubok, the 3 flights, 2 taxi rides, and 1 train ride between them feel infinite. As he closes the distances on a family trip, uncertainties and fears fill them in. But when the gap is reduced to zero, and he and Bubok finally meet, her loving presence redefines infinite.
 
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rozanark

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Jul 6, 2021
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Title: A CURRY CURE
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 440 words
Author: Rozana Rajkumari

AMY WU AND THE PERFECT BAO X BILAL COOKS DAAL

Atiya can't wait to splash in the first spring shower puddles with Mama. But a cold has Mama stuck in winter. With Baba's help, Atiya makes Mama's comfort curry to chase away the cold but worries their curry won’t be the cure Mama needs to join in their springtime tradition. Atiya must learn to trust herself to make Mama feel better.
 
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Sep 5, 2014
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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
Title: The Rest of Our Story
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary
Length: 100,000 words
Author: Eden Robins

There are moments that transform a life once lived into one to be lived for the very first time. Louella Ruth Williams never expected her senior year heritage speech to unravel everything she thought she knew, forcing her to rediscover herself, her family, and the meaning of hope.
 
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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
Title: Gale
Genre: YA Historical fantasy
Length: 92,000 words
Author: Adrianne Karasek

Murron, a selkie, washes onto Callum’s Orkney shore in 1746, warning of danger coming from the sea. Nature begins to unravel as storms batter Callum’s fishing village, threatening starvation and death. Together, they must defeat capricious faeries before the gales destroy Callum’s home and the faeries trap Murron under the sea forever.
 
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J.D. Faver

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Feb 13, 2011
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Title: Bringing Home Bacon
Genre: Middle Grade
Length: 20,246 words
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver

Bringing Home Bacon explores the relationship between ten-year-old Lizzy and her twelve-year-old brother, Theo, whom she idolizes. Their small rural town and close family serves as background for their adventures. Lizzy fears a craggy old hermit, who chases the children when they invade his property. His old hound dog, Bacon, is always by his side. The children have many interactions with the elderly man and his dog. The story arc evolves as Lizzy becomes her own person, befriends the old man, acknowledges her brother’s shortcomings and takes charge of her own choices.
 
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J.D. Faver

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Feb 13, 2011
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Title: Mean Morty’s Bones

Genre: Middle Grade

Word Count: 999

Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver


Sara is the smallest girl in the third grade, but when Mean Morty shoves her down as she is trying to board the bus after school, she decides to find just one nice thing about him. This is all about taming the bully and finding a middle ground.
 
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Title: The Trouble with Bubbles
Genre: Picture Book, LGBTQIA+
Word count: 420
Author: Michelle Steinberg, M.Ed.
WHAT ARE YOUR WORDS X THE WONDER PETS
Bubbles, the guinea pig, fears the kindergarteners will not love a class pet that is neither a boy nor a girl. Bubbles loves everything about living with the kindergarteners. When the pet discovers that each child is called a boy or a girl, the guinea pig hides from the class. Can Bubbles truly feel at home with the kindergarteners if they discover the class pet’s secret?
 
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