- 2016 Apr 28
Teachers Who Inspired Favorite Authors
Authors and Illustrators Remember Their Mentors.
Rare Illustration Unsurfaces
Unseen Beatrix Potter illustration to go on display for first time.
YA Author's Challenges Continue
Battle over banning 'Looking for Alaska' continues in Kentucky.
- 2016 Apr 26
YA Style Maven
Cassandra Clare Created a Fantasy Realm and Aims to Maintain Her Rule
- 2016 Apr 21
Jason Reynolds Talks to Kids
A preview of a talk by Jason Reynolds at the Delta Memorial Endowment Fund luncheon in Milwaukee.
- 2016 Apr 19
New Home for Peculiar Stories
'Miss Peregrine' author returns with an illustrated collection of fairytales.
Green Behind the Wheel
John Green will drive a pace car for the Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Children's Book Author Missing
Helen Bailey is still missing.
Maas on Writing
A talk with Sarah Maas.
- 2016 Apr 15
One Author's Story
Why I Came Out as a Gay Children’s Book Author, by C. Alexander London.
- 2016 Apr 06
Cleary's Time as a Librarian
An article reflects on Beverly Cleary's time spent as a librarian.
- 2016 Mar 23
Weighing in on YA Sex Scenes
Author Anna Breslaw discusses the importance of sex scenes in YA books.
- 2016 Mar 22
J.K. Rowling's Work in Progress
J.K. Rowling says: "I've put my political fairytale for children on hold."
Responding to Rowling's Latest Story
What J.K. Rowling's New Story Can Teach Us About Cultural Appropriation.
Rereading Harry Potter
Author Erin Lange reflects on how reading Harry Potter as an adult reawakened her love for reading and writing.
Rowling Fairy Tale on Hold
J.K. Rowling isn't planning on publishing her "political fairytale" anytime in the near future.
- 2016 Mar 09
A Look Under the Cat's Hat
It Took Dr. Seuss a Year to Write 'The Cat in the Hat'—and It Changed Kids’ Lit Forever.
The Chair That Started it All
J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Chair Set to Fetch at Least $45K at Auction.
Peter Rabbit Edition at Auction
Rare edition of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit set to sell for £18,000.
- 2016 Mar 08
Middle Grade Laughs
Chris Grabenstein writes in praise of middle grade humor.
- 2016 Mar 04
Hopping to the Auction House
Beatrix Potter letter to young fan sharing Peter Rabbit plans goes up for auction.
- 2016 Feb 25
Authors Respond to Lack of Diversity
“You Will Be Tokenized”: Speaking Out About the State of Diversity in Book Publishing.
- 2016 Feb 24
Harper Lee's YA Impact
How 'To Kill a Mockingbird' changed the life of YA author Margaret Stohl.
- 2016 Feb 18
YA Author Copyright Lawsuit
Cassandra Clare’s lawyer hits back at copyright claims.
All the Feels for Judy Blume
Sara Shepard writes about how Judy Blume influenced her.
'Just Jake' Author Advice
Jake Marcionette's advice to parents on getting kids writing.
Operation Smile Teams With Random
Random is teaming with a medical charity for social media campaign inspired by R.J. Palacio's "Wonder."
A Look at 'Raymie Nightingale'
An article about Kate DiCamillo's new novel.
Clare Copyright Claim
Cassandra Clare's lawyer fights copyright infringement claims.
- 2016 Feb 02
A Talk with Marissa Meyer
Marissa Meyer discusses writing, her characters, and what's next.
Meyer First Graphic Novel
Marissa Meyer is trying her hand at graphic novels.
- 2016 Jan 26
Amy Poehler, Judy Blume, and Kate DiCamillo are writing new forwards for Beverly Cleary books.
A Sendak Museum?
A look at efforts to create a Maurice Sendak museum.
Rowling PEN Award
J.K.will be presented with the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award.
- 2016 Jan 12
Rowling Defaced a Statue
After finishing the last Harry Potter book, Rowling signed a hotel room statue.
A Utah Community of Authors
A look at Rick Walton and his surrounding community of children's book authors.
- 2016 Jan 04
Authors discuss their reading resolutions for the new year.
Nothing's Off the Table
Non Pratt believes that no subjects are too taboo for YA.
Chatting with Jake Marcionette
An interview with author Jake Marcionette.
McCloskey's Daughter Recalls Father
Robert McCloskey's daughter reminisces about her father.
Rhianna Pratchett on Her Father
Rhianna Pratchett remembers her father, Sir Terry Pratchett.
Federle to Co-Write Libretto
Tim Federle will co-write the libretto for 'Tuck Everlasting' musical.
- 2015 Dec 17
From Bookseller to Bestseller
Children's book authors and illustrators who started out as booksellers.
- 2015 Dec 03
Rowling Drives Support for Project
J.K. Rowling has been urging people to donate to the anthology project 'The Good Immigrant.'
- 2015 Nov 19
Klassen on Creative Process
Jon Klassen talks to a Hong Kong audience about writing for kids.
Riordan Applauds Change to Cover
Rick Riordan is pleased that his Russian publisher is no longer whitewashing the Kane Chronicles series.
Alexander's Master Plan
Kwame Alexander hopes to reach kids who have become reluctant readers.
- 2015 Nov 18
Letter from Suzanne Collins
The author writes a thank tou to the 'Hunger Games' film team.
- 2015 Nov 17
A look at famous teenage authors.
An article about the wave of books coming out from YouTube authors.
Suzanne Collins Thank You
A letter from Suzanne Collins thanking Hunger Games filmmakers.
- 2015 Nov 10
Sharing a Favorite Children's Book
Marissa Meyer on reading to her children.
- 2015 Nov 03
A New Stine Golden Age?
A look at R.L. Stine's renewed popularity.
Rowling Will Write More Children's Books
J.K. Rowling has confirmed that she is writing a children's book under her own name.
- 2015 Oct 27
On Writing for Teenagers
YA authors discuss writing for a teenage audience.
- 2015 Oct 20
Funny-Scary R.L. Stine
R.L. Stine divulges that he had always intended to write funny stories, not scary ones.
Crushing on Picture Book Authors
An article about dreamy picture book authors.
Befriending R.L. Stine
An article who loved Goosebumps as a child recounts how he is now friends with R.L. Stine.
In Memory of Vera B. Williams
An article written in memory of Vera B. Williams as well as a piece by her.
- 2015 Oct 16
John Green Book Banning
N.J. school district bans John Green's 'Looking for Alaska' following parental complaint.
- 2015 Oct 15
Patrick Ness on Fantastical Fiction
Patrick Ness discusses 'The Rest of Us Just Live Here.'
Remembering 'Life Story'
A look back at Virginia Lee Burton's final book, 'Life Story.'
In Praise of Sandra Boynton
A writer discusses the hidden complexity of Sandra Boynton's board books.
Applegate Discusses Writing Middle-Grade
An interview with Katherine Applegate.
Controversy Rises Over Rosoff Comment
Meg Rosoff's response to librarian's comment sparks controversy.
Riordan Talks Norse Mythology
Rick Riordan discusses the Norse mythology in 'Magnus Chase.'
- 2015 Oct 08
Quvenzhané Wallis to Write Four Books
The 12-year-old 'Annie' star and Oscar nominee has signed a book deal with Simon & Schuster that'll have her publish four books in just over a year.
- 2015 Oct 06
Phllip Pullman On Drawing
Pullman discusses how drawing has changed his life.
A Chat With Gene Luen Yang
An article on graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang.
YA Authors Race
Maggie Stiefvater and John Green are racing cars to raise money for Driver's Edge.
- 2015 Oct 02
Can children's books help build a better world?
- 2015 Sep 25
Some Kids’ Books Are Worth the Wait
‘They Do Take Time,’ Says author-illustrator Kevin Henkes.
- 2015 Sep 22
New Zealand Book Banning
The Author of New Zealand’s First Banned Book in 22 Years Speaks Out.
J.K. Rowling Releases New Backstory on the Potter Family Along With The Redesigned Pottermore.
Stephen Savage Goes to Camp
Stephen Savage writes about visiting Scotch Hill Farm on a Sendak scholarship.
J.K. Rowling New Reveals
J.K. Rowling has released new information about the Potter family.
- 2015 Sep 17
For the Love of Seuss
A writer praises Dr. Seuss.
- 2015 Aug 25
Kadir Nelson's Cover
Kadir Nelson discusses his cover art for the August 24 issue of The New Yorker.
- 2015 Aug 24
An Interview with John Green
John Green discusses teenagers and writing.
A Home Town Interview with Sarah Dessen
Sarah Dessen discusses writing and her life in Chapel Hill.
Revisiting Madeleine L'Engle
A writer reflects on Madeleine L'Engle's works.
A Conversation with R.L. Stine
An interview with R.L. Stine.
Judy Blume Takes the Stage in L.A.
Judy Blume discusses writing and life in L.A.
Pullman Defends the Arts in Schools
Philip Pullman speaks out about the importance of the arts in schools.
- 2015 Aug 20
Author Defends the Humanities
Philip Pullman attacks ‘barbarian’ downgrading of U.K. arts education.
- 2015 Aug 12
Clinton's Book Tour
Chelsea Clinton will embark on a 20-city tour for her first book, 'It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going.'
- 2015 Aug 11
Celebrating Joan Aiken
The author's life and works in pictures.
- 2015 Aug 06
Bell on 'El Deafo'
Cece Bell uses pictures to show how she came to create 'El Deafo.'
Judy Blume Saves Brooklyn Marriage
When a husband accidentally throws out his wife's copy of Judy Blume book, she sends them a signed replacement.
'Gossie & Friends' heads to TV
The Gossie & Friends series will be adapted for television.
Stars Wish Rowling a Happy Birthday
Harry Potter stars wish J.K. Rowling a happy 50th birthday.
J.K. Rowling = Twitter Queen
J.K. Rowling's greatest Twitter hits.
Rowling's Work Since Last Potter
A look at what J.K. Rowling has been up to since the Harry Potter books.
J.K. Rowling's 50th
J.K. Rowling's legacy continues to grow as she turns 50.
New Trilogy for Black
Holly Black signs a deal for a new YA trilogy.
- 2015 Jul 30
Big Red Historical Site
The childhood home of Clifford the Big Red Dog creator Norman Bridwell becomes a historic site.
- 2015 Jul 28
The Poet and the President
Jimmy Carter and Jacqueline Woodson on Race, Religion, and Rights.
Interview with John Green
The YA author tries "to take teenagers seriously and credit them with the intelligence and curiosity I’ve seen in them.”
'Wimpy Kid' Author Turned Bookseller
Jeff Kinney on his newly opened bookstore:
“I’m shocked at how well it’s doing. The parking lot is always full.”
- 2015 Jul 27
A look at Jeff Kinney's dream bookstore.