- 2015 Mar 27
Teen YouTube Star's Book Deal
YouTube’s ‘Sunshine Girl’ Comes to Print
- 2015 Mar 26
John Green has a complicated relationship with keyboards.
On 'Appropriate' Content
Elana K. Arnold discusses the idea of "appropriate" books for girls.
- 2015 Mar 24
Screening Margo Spiegelman
John Green and Halston Sage discuss the 'Paper Towns' adaptation.
- 2015 Mar 19
Beatrix Potter Tweets
Tweets based on images from Beatrix Potter books.
Mark Kelly: Books and Space
On astronaut-turned-children's author Mark Kelly.
DiCamillo Talks Rejection, Writing
Kate DiCamillo talks about receiving 473 rejection letters, among other topics.
Author and Puppeteer Extrordinaire
An article about author Kevin Sherry.
Lauren Oliver on Writing
Lauren Oliver discusses writing and the YA category.
- 2015 Mar 17
Film Rights Alert
Lionsgate is in negotiations to acquire YA novel 'Blackbird' by Anna Carey.
Veronica Roth Interview
The Insurgent author talks Veronica Roth talks about the movie and her new book project.
U.K. Book Prize Shortlists Announced
The Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medal lists are out!
- 2015 Mar 13
The Fairest of Them All
Marissa Meyer on Queen Levana, Glamour, and More.
John Green Movie Updates
'Paper Towns' Gets Pushed Back, But 'Looking For Alaska' Is Off to a Good Start.
- 2015 Mar 12
On YA, Feminism, and Andrew Smith
A writer responds to Andrew Smith's "Vice" interview.
- 2015 Mar 10
When Boys Can’t Like ‘Girl Books.’
The assumption that his book, with its male protagonist, would be for everyone” – while hers wasn’t – “made me crazy.”
Wizard Under Wraps
How JK Rowling kept her Harry Potter secrets from the world.
Eric Carle pays tribute to surrealism in his latest picture book, due out in October.
In Praise of R.L. Stine
A blogger seriously loves R.L. Stine.
Roald Dahl Writes to a Fan
A grumpy letter from Roald Dahl to a fan who asks his advice on his writing.
Margery Facklam Dies
Margery Facklam, author of natural science books, has died.
Catching Up with Andrew Smith
A look at Andrew Smith's cache of YA.
Shannon Hale discusses how her books are often stereotyped as being only for girls.
New Carle Book on Surrealism
Eric Carle's upcoming "The Nonsense Show" is about surrealism.
- 2015 Mar 09
World Book Day
Children's authors get grilled by their own creations.
J.K. Rowling Writing Something New
The Harry Potter author hinted at a new book in the works on Twitter
- 2015 Feb 26
William Wondriska's "Puff" is being reissued.
Neil Gaiman Tweets
Funny tweets from Neil Gaiman.
Female Sci-Fi Authors
A look at female science fiction authors.
A Maurice Sendak museum may open in his home town.
- 2015 Feb 24
Teen authors discuss the pros and cons of publishing so early in their careers.
'Huck Finn' Misreadings
An essay about the complexity of "Huckleberry Finn" and Twain's intentions in writing it.
Why Do Adults Read YA? An Answer.
Chuck Wendig responds to The Guardian's question about why so many adults read YA.
- 2015 Feb 20
The Caldecott Winner Who Gave Back
Ed Emberley won children’s books' highest honor, then he taught us all to draw.
Thanhha Lai on NPR
The NBA-winning author talks about her new book, 'Listen, Slowly.'
- 2015 Feb 05
Light at the End of the Tunnel
An In-Depth Interview with Artist Wendell Minor.
- 2015 Feb 03
Life After Harry
J.K. Rowling has kept busy after writing the Harry Potter series.
Dahl's Letter About Immunization
A letter from Roald Dahl about the importance of immunization against measles.
'We Need Diverse Books' Campaign
The campaign to increase diversity in children's and YA literature gains steam.
Fifteen and Published
An article about 15-year-old Helena Coggan and her novel "The Catalyst."
John Green's Latest
John Green's latest, as-yet-unwritten novel is already popular.
- 2015 Jan 29
Essay from Walter Dean Myers
"Once I Began To Read, I Began To Exist."
'Wild Things' Haute Couture
Dress Like Your Favorite Children’s Book Character, From Paddington to Madeline.
YA Adaptation Conquers Film Fest
Jesse Andrews' 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' Movie Adaptation Is the Unequivocal Smash Hit of Sundance
- 2015 Jan 22
If Lowly Worm Tweeted
Richard Scarry's 'Busytown,' Updated for the Digital Age.
15 YA Writers on their Favorite Books for Adults.
Remembering Bonnie Christensen
Author/illustrator Christensen dies at 63.
- 2015 Jan 15
Laura Ingalls Wilder Surprises
Five surprising facts about Laura Ingalls Wilder.
- 2015 Jan 14
Behind 'Looking for Alaska'
For it's 10th anniversary, go behind the scenes of John Green's 'Looking for Alaska.'
J.K. Rowling Responds to Rupert Murdoch
J.K. Rowling attacks Murdoch for tweet blaming all Muslims for 'Charlie Hebdo' deaths.
- 2015 Jan 06
Rosenbach contests Sendak value
The value of 800 rare books is at the center of a legal dispute between Sendak's estate and the Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia.
2014 Costa Prize Announced
Winner Kate Saunders: "I couldn't have written this book if I hadn't lost my own boy."
John Green Talks Race
Green's latest Vlog asks: Is America really racist?
- 2014 Dec 30
The Lives They Lived: Walter Dean Myers
"His personal mission: To create literature about the people whose stories had been left off the shelf."
Harry Potter Lives
Everything J.K. Rowling Revealed About Harry Potter in 2014
Obituary: Robert San Souci
Children's author of Fu Mulan dies at 68.
- 2014 Dec 23
L'Engle's Reflections on Creativity
A classic book on creativity features Madeline L'Engle.
'Stella Sisters' Picture Book
Lennon & Maisy duo to publish a picture book.
Remembering Ned Vizzini
A close friend and fellow writer of Ned Vizzini writes about his life and death.
- 2014 Dec 08
Rowling Plans Holiday Surprises
J.K. Rowling has revealed to fans that she is writing new material for her dedicated all-things-Hogwarts website, Pottermore.
- 2014 Dec 04
On the Road
Nikki Kelly reports from her first book tour.
Louisa May Alcott Still Resonates
A column about the reasons why Louisa May Alcott's work is still loved by readers.
Satoshi Kitamura on Comics
Satoshi Kitamura discusses his love of comics.
- 2014 Nov 11
Troubled Minds in YA Fiction
Meg Wolitzer questions why teenage girls are often drawn toward books about mental instability.
- 2014 Oct 23
A 'Milestone' for Stone
Tanya Stone to publish 100th book.
On 'Rock and Roll Highway'
Sebastian Robertson on his picture book "Rock and Roll Highway," about his father Robbie Robertson.
'Marcel the Shell' and Jenny Slate
An article about Jenny Slate, creator of "Marcel the Shell."
On Successful YA Authors
YA authors discuss writing winning YA.
Rowling Tweets On Writing and Drinking
J.K. Rowling dispels rumors via Twitter.
- 2014 Oct 21
Celebrity Children's Books
More celebrities authoring children's books.
Celebrity Authors Rush In
More and more celebrities are writing children's books.
Handler Reaches Out to Indie Bookstores
Daniel Handler launches Upstream, an initiative to promote independent bookstores.
- 2014 Oct 17
What a 'Dahl'
Amy Corcoran reflects on writing to Roald Dahl when she was 7 and getting a letter back.
- 2014 Oct 16
The Story of Jon Klassen
An in-depth look at Jon Klassen's rise to becoming a prominent author and illustrator.
Jeffers's Quantum Leaps
A look at the many creative feats of Oliver Jeffers.
Diversity in Names
Author Sita Brahmachari discusses the importance of showing diversity through character names.
Happy Birthday 'Looking For Alaska'
John Green is celebrating 10 years since the publication of "Looking For Alaska."
- 2014 Oct 07
Klassen Gets His Hands Dirty
Jon Klassen fills a bookshop window for dirt, to celebrate "Sam and Dave Dig a Hole."
Emma Thompson and Peter Rabbit
Emma Thompson at Barnes & Noble Tribeca for her Peter Rabbit sequels.
Rowling Twitter Tease
J.K. Rowling posts a riddle on Twitter feed.
- 2014 Sep 18
Terry Pratchett Shares Writing Process
Terry Pratchett on writing 'Dragons At Crumbling Castle.'
- 2014 Aug 28
Marcus Sedgwick Talks Books
An interview with Marcus Sedgwick.
Engelbreit's Response to Shooting
Mary Engelbreit addresses Michael Brown shooting with a piece of art.
Blackman Responds to Racist Comments
Marjorie Blackman addresses racist abuse following inflammatory headline.
- 2014 Aug 21
Dr. Suess: Political Cartoonist
A look at Dr. Seuss's political cartoons.
Keith Richards and Theodora Richards talk about "Gus & Me: The Story of My Grandad and My First Guitar."
- 2014 Jul 31
Black to Write Doctor Who
Holly Black has been selected to write the 12th book in the Doctor Who series from Puffin.
- 2014 Jul 24
Finland has minted commemorative coins for Tove Jansson.
- 2014 Jul 10
A list of books for young adults picked by James Thurber.
Ahlberg's 'No Thanks' to Booktrust
Allan Ahlberg has turned down the Booktrust Best Book Awards' Lifetime Achievement Award because it is backed by Amazon.
- 2014 Jun 24
Evolution of a Children's Author
A look at the storied life of Shel Silverstein.
CS Lewis to Adults: Read Kids' Books
CS Lewis explains why adults should proudly read children's books in a 1952 essay.
Kevin Brooks' Carnegie award for "The Bunker Diary" causes a stir.
In Memory of Nancy Garden
A tribute to author Nancy Garden.
- 2014 Jun 12
Honoring Tove Jansson
A writer praises the Tove Jansson and the world of Moomin.
Peter Sis Talks 'Little Prince'
Peter Sis discusses his book 'The Pilot and the Little Prince.'
Authors on YA Movie Adaptation Faves
YA authors discuss their favorite film adaptations of YA books.
Rowling Against Scottish Independence
J.K. Rowling donates funds to the "Better Together" campaign against Scottish independence.
- 2014 Jun 05
Peter Sis and Margaret Ferguson
A conversation between Peter Sis and his editor Margaret Ferguson.
- 2014 May 08
John Green on YA
John Green writes about adults reading YA.