Cathy G. Johnson's NO DOGS ALLOWED: a misfit girls soccer team comes together and finds friendship in this middle-grade novel, to Calista Brill at First Second, for publication in 2017, by Jen Linnan at Linnan Literary Management (World).
Sharon Shinn and Molly Ostertag's PAINTED WARRIOR: ten years after her home world was invaded and almost destroyed by the aliens, an 18-year-old still lives on the ruined property that used to one of the wealthiest estates on the planet. Can she make a new family for herself and do something about the aliens at the same time?, to Mark Siegel at First Second, for publication in 2017, by Jen Linnan at Linnan Literary Management for the illustrator and Ethan Ellenberg at The Ethan Ellenberg Agency for the author (World).
Andrea Price Berthot's debut THE HEARTLESS CITY, pitched as a Jekyll-and-Hyde retelling in which the infamous drug leaks to the London populace and two unusual teens must traverse the quarantined city to uncover why its people are turning into monsters, to Vicki Keire at Curiosity Quills Press, by Jen Linnan at Linnan Literary Management (world).
Illustrations by Phil McAndrew for Chelsea Bloxsom's ADVENTURE TIME CRAFTS: Flippin' Adorable Stuff to Make from the Land of Ooo, to Potter Craft.
A graphic novel adaptation of Laurie Halse Anderson's SPEAK, written by Anderson herself and illustrated by Emily Carroll, about Melinda, a teen who must find her voice after she survives a rape. SPEAK, a National Book Award finalist for Young People's Literature, has sold more than three million copies domestically since it was originally published by FSG BYR in 1999. Sold to Joy Peskin at Farrar, Straus Children's, by Amy Berkower of Writers House for the author, and Jen Linnan of Linnan Literary Management for the artist (world)
Ryan Andrews's THIS WAS OUR PACT, about a group of boys who have pledged to follow their adventure to its end, no matter what, pitched as loosely based on the classic Japanese children's book "Night on the Galactic Railroad," to Calista Brill at First Second.
Illustrations by Phil McAndrew for Josh Chetwynd's THE BOOK OF NICE, a compendium of trivia about those simple yet essential "niceties" (signs, gestures, expressions) we often take for granted, to Workman.
Marika McCoola's debut graphic novel BABA YAGA'S ASSISTANT, about a young girl who answers a classified ad to work for the fearsome witch, with art by Emily Carroll, to Deb Wayshak at Candlewick (world).
Phil McAndrew's original cartoon series PIZZA SANDWICH, optioned to Cartoon Network, co-agented with Scott Schwimer.
Illustrations by Emily Carroll for "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" in First Second's upcoming fairy tale anthology, a sequel to their popular anthology NURSERY RHYME COMICS.
Cover art by Ryan Andrews for Avi's THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF CHARLOTTE DOYLE and THE MAN WHO WAS POE, to Scholastic.
Emily Carroll's THROUGH THE WOODS, an anthology of short horror comics based on Grimms' fairy tales, to Karen Wojtyla at Margaret K. McElderry Books, at auction. (International rights: email@example.com)