A mother's lasting tribute: According to PW, the paperback edition of Mary Tillman's Boots on the Ground, a tribute to her son Pat Tillman, the former NFL player and Army Ranger killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan, will be released on July 31. Blurb, the San Francisco-based publisher who is releasing the work two weeks before the release of the new documentary, The Tillman Story, will donate part of the proceeds from the sale of each book to The Tillman Foundation, a veterans' assistance organization.
Horrid Henry goes from book to stage to screen: The breakout children's chapter book series, Horrid Henry, by author Francesca Simon and illustrator Tony Ross will hit the big screen in a live-action 3-D flick in 2011. Ranked second in popularity among UK kids (after Potter, of course), H.H. has already morphed into a t.v. show, stage production, and video game.
Moving and shaking: No Way Down: Life and Death on K2, journalist Graham Bowley's heart-stopping account of the tragic 2008 climbing accident on K2 (among the world's most challenging ascents) gets reviewed by The Wall Street Journal and quickly makes tracks up our Movers and Shakers list.