- 2017 Jan 12
Where's Waldo Now?
Man in Waldo costume taunts police.
Harry Potter Restaurant
Brooklyn wizards now have a place to hang their sorting hats.
British YA Book Picks
An article looks at some favorite British YA.
Remembering Jim Henson
Brad Meltzer in conversation with Jim Henson's daughter.
A Series of Unfortunate Events Review
An article praises the new adaptation.
New Bookstore for Raleigh
Read With Me, a new children's bookstore, is opening in downtown Raleigh.
New E. Lockhart Coming this Fall
E. Lockhart has a new novel, "Genuine Fraud" releasing this fall.
Remembering Nat Hentoff
An obituary for Nat Hentoff.
A Late-Blooming Author
A 99-year-old woman published her first children's book.
Russian Book Market Trends
A look at trends in Russian children's publishing.
Voracious Reader Makes Headlines
An article introduces 4-year-old Daliyah Marie Arana, who has already read more than 1,000 books.
'Unfortunate Events' Comes to Fruition
An article looks at the new Netflix adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events.
- 2017 Jan 05
Highly Anticipated Middle Grade
Seventeen middle grade books coming in 2017.
Highly anticipated YA
Fifteen highly anticipated YA books.
Young Adult Picks for 2017
Young adult authors pick the books to read in 2017.
Rock and Roll Picture Books
A look at picture books about music and musicians.
On 'Unfortunate Events'
A writer reflects on how reading A Series of Unfortunate Events impacted her as a child.
Translating Children's Books to Latin
An article about the challenges of translating children's books into Latin.
An interview with the creator of the Animorphs series.
In Memory of Tina Moore
An obituary for bookseller Tina Moore.
"A Wisp of Wisdom: Animal Tales from Cameroon" is raising money for a charity in Cameroon.
The Virtues of 'Watership Down'
An article in praise of "Watership Down."
Virginia Proposal Targets Books
A proposal in Virginia would require schools to send parents lists of teaching materials with "sexually explicit content."
In Memory of Richard Adams
An article on the death of "Watership Down" author Richard Adams.
'We Need Diverse Books' Going Strong
An article looks back on the birth and evolution of We Need Diverse Books.
'Just Like Me' Book Service
A book subscription service caters toward a diverse audience.
Painting Foretells Rowling Future
J.K. Rowling changed her Twitter cover image to a painting that she says sums up what she's working on.
'Captain Underpants' Coming Soon
An interview with Dav Pilkey on the upcoming film adaptation.
Picture Books Arriving 2017
A look at 17 picture books coming in 2017.
- 2016 Dec 22
On Cross-Generational Appeal
A writer discusses children's books for adults.
A 2017 Preview
A look at upcoming YA books.
Feminist Children's Books
A look at 12 children's books focused on female empowerment.
Reliving Picture Books from Childhood
An article discusses sharing favorite picture books with our children.
Philharmonic Plays 'Babe'
The New York Philharmonic put on a screening of "Babe."
A look at ten children's books featuring diverse content.
Two New Rowling Novels
J.K. Rowling has revealed that she is working on two new novels.
A Real Life Superhero
Inspired by "I Dissent," an 8-year-old dresses up as Ruth Bader Ginsburg for her school's superhero day.
Must-Reads of 2016
Young adult authors name their favorites from 2016.
Scholastic Predicts Top Trends
Scholastic Reading Club Editors look at upcoming trends for 2017.
- 2016 Dec 13
Best YA of 2016
Best YA book selections from 2016.
Jan Brett's 'Gingerbread Christmas
An interview with Jan Brett.
A selection of favorite picture books of 2016.
'Shipbreaker' in Development
Paul Haggis will write and direct a film adaptation of "Shipbreaker."
Harry Potter Holidays
A look back at the best holiday moments in the Harry Potter books.
A Look at Disability in YA
An article addresses representations of disability in YA books.
The Work of Tomi Ungerer
The books and life of Tomi Ungerer.
Rowling on Harry Potter Spider
J.K. Rowling agrees that new spider species looks like the Harry Potter Sorting Hat.
Reflections on The Baby-Sitters Club
A writer looks at the feminist threads in the Baby-Sitters Club series.
YA Authors on Trump
Young adult authors speak out about their reactions to the Trump presidency.
'Property Office' to Become Film
Sony has acquired rights to "The Lost Property Office."
- 2016 Dec 08
Big YA This Month
A look at YA books releasing this month.
Reluctant Reader Gifts
Book gifts for reluctant readers.
Best Holiday Books
A look at 12 best children's books for the holidays.
A Look at Diverse Children's Bios
Illustrated biographies of diverse figures.
Best 2016 YA
A look at ten favorite YA books released in 2016.
Visiting Oliver Jeffers
An Oliver Jeffers studio tour.
'A Monster Calls' Director on Film
J.A. Bayona on directing "A Monster Calls."
YALSA Nonfiction Awards
YALSA announces their 2017 YA Nonfiction Award finalists.
Moments in Children's and YA
A roundup of some of the most memorable moments in YA and children's books this year.
Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.K. Rowling Love
Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.K. Rowling have a Twitter exchange.
'Homo Sapiens' in Development
"Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda" is being developed, with Nick Robinson in talks to star.
- 2016 Dec 01
A Look at Screen Time Fears
A child psychologist questions whether screen time for kids is dangerous.
- 2016 Nov 29
Still Drawing After All These Years
A look at the career of Ed Emberley.
Librarian Brings Library to Kids
A Bronx librarian visits a homeless shelter with a suitcase full of books.
New York Times Notables
The New York Times presents its Notable Children's Books of 2016.
A list of books for kids who liked "Moana" to read.
Book Reviews for Kids By Kids
An 11-year-old boy creates a book reviews website.
Rethinking Rowling's Net Worth
An article looks at J.K. Rowling's fortune, following the success of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."
Digital Natives Prefer Print
Studies show that readers who grew up with access to e-books prefer print.
Anne Frank Poem Auctioned
A poem handwritten by Anne Frank has sold at auction.
U.K. publishers are looking to standup comedians to write children's books.
Amazon Studios to Adapt Bug Diaries
Amazon Studios is creating a series based on The Bug Diaries by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss.
- 2016 Nov 22
Books for Trying Times
A list of 25 picture books that promote goodness.
Trans and Non-Binary Comics Characters
A list of comics featuring trans or non-binary characters.
Thankful for Books
Writers share the books they are most thankful for.
Seuss's Wall Art
A look at Dr. Seuss's wall sculptures.
Not Just for Kids
A writer argues that Harry Potter is not just for kids.
YA Books About Mental Illness
A look at 29 YA novels that address mental illness.
We've Been Saying 'Roald Dahl' Wrong
An article reveals that we've been mispronouncing Roald Dahl's name this whole time.
Fantasy Novels and Real Life
Matthew Cody discusses how reading fantasy novels helps navigate the real world.
A Chat with Beth Revis
Author Beth Revis talks about her work.
A Man of Many Hats
An interview with Jon Klassen.
Epic! in the Classroom
The CEO of Epic! discusses the app.
'Bone' to Be Adapted for Screen
Jeff Smith's Bone series is scheduled for film adaptation.
Penguin and First Book Pair
Penguin and First Book are collaborating for the Red Mitten Campaign.
'Warriors' Live Action Film
David Heyman will produce a live action film based on the Warriors series.
Addressing Screen Time Fears
A child psychologist suggests that fears about too much screen time might be overblown.
Canadian Children's Lit. Award
Melanie Florence and illustrator François Thisdale have won the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award.
- 2016 Nov 08
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Recommend
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff pick five must-read YA books.
Talking to Jacqueline Woodson
An interview with Jacqueline Woodson.
Books on Being Thankful
A look at 11 books that teach kids about gratitude.
Roald Dahl and Medicine
An article argues that Roald Dahl had a fascination with medicine.
A look at the shortlist for the Waterstones book of the year award.
A Talk with Duncan Tonatiuh
An interview with Duncan Tonatiuh.
In Memory of Jan Slepian
An article remembers the life and works of Jan Slepian.
Authors Rally to Fight Cuts
U.K. authors join the fight to stop governmental cuts to cultural services.
- 2016 Nov 03
The Agent Equation
An article suggests that agents can be tastemakers.
The Rise of Gay Characters in YA
An article discusses how YA books with gay characters are increasingly common.
A look at 10 anticipated YA titles releasing in November.
Nordic Children's Book Prize Awarded
Sölvasaga unglings (The Story of the Teen Sölvi) by Arnar Már Arngrímsson wins the Nordic Council’s Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.