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Phoebe Yeh

Phoebe Yeh is the Vice President and co-publisher at Crown Books for Young Readers/Random House.  She worked with Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen on The Magic School Bus series and with Walter Dean Myers for twenty years.  She acquired The School for Good & Evil (Soman Chainani), Big Nate (Lincoln Peirce) and Dear Martin (Nic Stone) as debut novels.  She has published the New York Times bestsellers, Max & the Midknights (Lincoln Peirce), Dear Martin and Clean Getaway (Nic Stone); and Marcus Makes a Movie (Kevin Hart).  Recent novels include Operation Sisterhood (Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich), Eb & Flow (Kelly J. Baptist) for tweens, Imposter Syndrome & Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim by Patricia Park and Chaos Theory, a novel about mental health, substance abuse AND love by Nic Stone for teens.  Yeh is a recipient of the inaugural CBC Diversity Outstanding Achievement Award.

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