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  • RoadsideYA Tour in Photos

    YA authors Julie Murphy, Katie Cotugno, Tessa Gratton, Bethany Hagen, and Natalie C. Parker ventured on a joint road trip book tour from October 22 – November 5 covering 3,600 miles and nine book events.

  • Obituary: R.A. Montgomery

    Author R.A. Montgomery, co-founder of the company that first published the popular Choose Your Own Adventure interactive book series in the 1970s, died on November 9. He was 78.

  • Bracken Joins Star Wars Saga Author Lineup

    Alexandra Bracken, author of the bestselling The Darkest Minds series, has signed on to write the first book in a new middle-grade Star Wars series for Disney.

  • High Schooler Mines Minecraft for Trilogy

    Sean Fay Wolfe, a high school senior in Rhode Island, is the self-published author of the Elementia Chronicles, a fan fiction trilogy based on the popular game, Minecraft.

  • A Lion-Sized Leap from Art Director to Author

    In spring 2016, Atheneum will publish Simon and Schuster art director Lucy Ruth Cummins debut solo picture book, 'A Hungry Lion: Or a Dwindling Assortment of Animals.'

  • Q & A with Robin LaFevers

    'Mortal Heart' is the final book in the Robin LaFevers's His Fair Assassin trilogy, which centers on the mysterious convent of St. Mortain in a gritty, carefully detailed alternate 15th-century Brittany.

  • Patrick Ness Moves to HarperTeen

    HarperCollins has acquired North American rights to Patrick Ness’s 'The Rest of Us Just Live Here,' a YA novel due out in fall 2015, and a second, stand-alone novel.

  • Q & A with Chris Van Allsburg

    Chris Van Allsburg's archly titled new picture book, 'The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie,' takes a close-up, unusual look at a domesticated hamster's trials and tribulations.

  • Rick Riordan Fans Celebrate Percy Jackson

    "I just love sitting in this room with people who understand my references," a young Rick Riordan fan said during a sold-out author appearance at the Fox Theater in Redwood City, Calif., which housed more than 1,200 fans.

  • Celebrating Shel Silverstein: Five Book Birthdays

    Editor Antonia Markiet has been chief caretaker of the Shel Silverstein catalogue since 2001 – a role in which, she says, she aims to keep the late author-illustrator's titles "fresh and available."

  • Q & A with Ann M. Martin

    'Rain Reign,' by Newbery Honor author Ann M. Martin, centers on Rose, a fifth grader with high-functioning autism, who takes solace in her bond with Rain, a stray dog found by her mechanic father.

  • Q & A with Bob Shea and Lane Smith

    The hero of Bob Shea and Lane Smith's latest picture book, 'Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads,' rides (very slowly) into a town plagued by a trio of terrible criminals.

  • Obituary: Zilpha Keatley Snyder

    Author Zilpha Keatley Snyder, who received three Newbery Honors for her middle-grade novels, including 'The Egypt Game,' has died. She was 87.

  • Candlewick to Publish New Kate DiCamillo Novel in Spring 2016

    On top of acting as the Library of Congress' 2014–2015 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and launching a new chapter book series, Kate DiCamillo has finished writing a new novel.

  • Four Questions for Garth Nix

    'Clariel' is the first novel about Garth Nix's Old Kingdom in more than a decade. It's a prequel set 600 years before the original trilogy, which helps to establish some of the background for the later books.

  • Q & A with Eugene Yelchin

    Eugene Yelchin's new book, 'Arcady's Goal,' is inspired by his father, a talented soccer player and coach during Stalin’s reign.

  • The View from Mt. Olympus: Rick Riordan's Series Finale

    It's a week before the release of 'Blood of Olympus,' and the excitement is building: readers everywhere are eager to get their hands on the final installment in Rick Riordan's Heroes of Olympus series.

  • Tales from the Slush Pile – Archived!

    Tales from the Slush Pile, drawn by author-illustrator Ed Briant. Though the strip has been appearing weekly for the past nine years, we’ve had no index page for it until... now!

  • Q & A with Rick Yancey

    'The Infinite Sea' by Rick Yancey is one of the most anticipated sequels of the year, picking up where 'The 5th Wave' left off, and being published just as the film version of that book begins production.

  • More Mysteries from Pseudonymous Bosch

    Author Pseudonymous Bosch returns to bookshelves with 'Bad Magic,' the first title in a mystery-adventure trilogy that features Clay, the younger brother of Max-Ernest from the Secret books.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Kat Yeh
Author Kat Yeh discussing writing (and finding just the right vintage-inspired recipes for) her first middle-grade novel, ‘The Truth About Twinkie Pie.’
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