She Kept Dancing coauthor Catherine Laudone's No Room for Perfect, about a child with delayed motor skills who discovers that trying your best is more important than being perfect while helping grandpa bake cookies, illustrated by Anna Aronson, to Nivair Gabriel at Albert Whitman, for publication in spring 2024, by Dorian Maffei at Kimberley Cameron & Associates for the author, and by Susan Penny at The Bright Group for the illustrator (world).
Screenwriter Dwain Worrell's debut Androne, about a soldier in a near-future war no one quite understands who uncovers the terrifying truth of who they are fighting, pitched as The Forever War meets Pacific Rim and Mad Max: Fury Road, to Adrienne Procaccini at 47North, in a two-book deal, by Dorian Maffei at Kimberley Cameron & Associates (world).
Film/TV: Jon Cassir and Andrew Miller at CAA
Film/TV adaptations: Amy Schiffman at Echo Lake Entertainment
Sydney Mesher and Catherine Laudone's Dancing Through Life, a biography that tells the story of Sydney Mesher, who was born with one hand and went on to become a professional dancer and the first Radio City Rockette with a visible disability, illustrated by Natelle Quek, to Emily Settle at Feiwel and Friends, for publication in Fall 2023, by Dorian Maffei at Kimberley Cameron & Associates for the author, and by Alice Williams at Alice Williams Literary for the illustrator (world).
Maria Z. Medina's Mistress of Bones, set in a world where the continents are anchored to the bones of seven gods, in which a necromancer looking for her sister's bones to revive her is hunted by the Lord of Death, only to unleash a series of events that angers the gods—and now the gods want their bones back, to Mara Delgado-Sanchez at Wednesday Books, in a very nice deal, at auction, in a two-book deal, for publication in winter 2024, by Dorian Maffei at Kimberley Cameron & Associates (world English).