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  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of February 13, 2017

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about chaos and the common cold, a motivating middle grade book in prose, and a nonfiction YA title that tackles the gender gap in education.

  • Movie Alert: ‘Before I Fall’

    Marking one of the first major YA movie releases of 2017, 'Before I Fall,' adapted from Lauren Oliver’s 2010 novel of the same name, opens in theaters on March 3.

  • The Return of Shel Silverstein’s ‘Runny Babbit’

    'PW' reveals the cover of 'Runny Babbit Returns,' a follow-up to Shel Silverstein's 'Runny Babbit' (HarperCollins, 2005).

  • Amulet to Adapt Lumberjanes Comics into Novels

    Lumberjanes, the bestselling teen girl-focused comics series, is crossing over to prose. This fall Amulet Books will launch an original, illustrated middle-grade fiction Lumberjanes series based on the comics.

  • Candlewick Announces Fourth Barnett-Klassen Collaboration

    What happens when a mouse is swallowed by a wolf? This comedy will play out in 'The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse,' written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by Jon Klassen.

  • Fall 2017 Children’s Sneak Previews

    A look ahead at some of the bigger titles for children and teens due out this fall.

  • Children’s Book Reissues: Winter and Spring 2017

    In our latest look at recently released and forthcoming reissued books for young readers, we survey an immense array.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of February 6, 2017

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about mischievous brothers, a middle grade account centering on a Sioux chief, and the latest installment in a bestselling YA fantasy series.

  • The Most-Anticipated Children’s and YA Books of Spring 2017

    A selection of big children's books for the season.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of January 30, 2017

    Hitting shelves next week are a spring-themed board book, a middle grade novel about embracing one’s shortcomings, and a YA novel set at a mysterious carnival.

  • Simon True to Spotlight Real-Life Crime

    A new line of YA nonfiction from Simon Pulse called Simon True, which launches in May with two titles, will chronicle actual crime stories involving real teens who have faced the very real consequences of their illegal actions.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of January 23, 2016

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about the qualities needed in a good Easter Bunny, a middle grade nonfiction title about a legendary Native American athlete, and a YA Nordic noir thriller that starts with some blood on the snow.

  • Young Readers' Editions on the Horizon

    Young readers’ adaptations of adult nonfiction titles have grown exponentially in recent years, and this season proves no exception. Here we share some recent and forthcoming books reinterpreted for all ages.

  • Quirk Marks 'Warren the 13th' with an Original Story

    For fans of 'Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye,' Quirk is rolling out an original short story starring Warren, in advance of the March 21 release of a sequel.

  • Rights Report: Week of January 9, 2017

    Fiona Simpson of Simon & Schuster has acquired world rights to Eve Porinchak's One Cut, a YA nonfiction book that is one of two inaugural titles in a new line of nonfiction crime books for teens from Simon Pulse, called Simon True.

  • New Children’s and YA Titles from Scandinavia

    While for years the Moomins and Pippi Longstocking have been the most influential literary exports out of Scandinavia, since the runaway success of 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,' publishers’ eyes have been on literature from the north.

  • The Most-Read Children's and Young Adult Book Reviews of 2016

    Reviews of YA fantasies, middle grade adventures, and contemplative picture books were among the most-read on PW's site this year.

  • Galley Talk: ‘The Lotterys Plus One’

    Buffy Cummins at Second Star to the Right Children’s Books in Denver shares her excitement about 'The Lotterys Plus One,' the first novel for younger readers by Emma Donoghue.

  • Series Endings for Children’s and YA Books

    Here we offer a roundup of some noteworthy children’s book series that are coming to a close.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of December 12, 2016

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a chicken who really wants to participate in story time, a middle grade novel about a kid who really wants to stand out, and a YA conspiracy theory thriller about mysterious arctic orphans.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Taran Matharu
Taran Matharu talks about the third book in his Summoners series, ’The Battlemage,’ about an orphan boy who discovers an ability to summon demons, and about the role that NaNoWriMo and Wattpad played in the origins of the series.
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