People Moves and Appointments in Publishing

Thomas Nelson is expanding its children's publishing team: Molly Kempf is joining the unit as editorial director (she was a senior editor at Scholastic).

Mackenzie Howard has been promoted to acquisitions editor for children's books and gift books; and Jennifer Deshler moves over to vp of marketing and publishing process for children's and gift product.

Ullstein Buchverlage has appointed Barbara Tolley & Associates as their exclusive US scout from July 1 for all their imprints: Ullstein, Ullstein paperback, Allegria, Econ, Graf, List, List paperback, Marion von Schroder and Propylaen.

Jane Starr Literary Scouts has been appointed US scout for Bastei Lubbe and Baumhaus Verlag in Germany."

At McGraw-Hill Professional's business group, Stephanie Frerich and Leila Porteous have both joined the unit as editors.