- 2015 Mar 27
Teen YouTube Star's Book Deal
YouTube’s ‘Sunshine Girl’ Comes to Print
- 2015 Mar 26
'Sunshine Girl' to Print
Paige McKenzie's "The Haunting of Sunshine Girl" releases.
New Wimpy Kid Book Coming
The tenth installment in Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will hit bookshelves November 3, from publisher Amulet.
- 2015 Mar 24
Screening Margo Spiegelman
John Green and Halston Sage discuss the 'Paper Towns' adaptation.
YA on Screen
'Insurgent' Opens to $101M Globally.
Inaugural Bookseller YA Prize
Goes to Louise O’Neill’s debut 'Only Ever Yours'
- 2015 Mar 19
YA and Politics
YA books that have political elements.
'Hold Me Closer' is Released
An article about David Levithan's "Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story."
- 2015 Mar 17
Film Rights Alert
Lionsgate is in negotiations to acquire YA novel 'Blackbird' by Anna Carey.
Written In Captivity
Freed ISIS Hostages Publish a Children's Book in France.
- 2015 Mar 13
The Fairest of Them All
Marissa Meyer on Queen Levana, Glamour, and More.
...and Other Children’s Books for the One Percent.
YA That Saves
How Finding A Fat YA Heroine Changed My Life
- 2015 Mar 12
Cover Reveal for 'Paper Towns' Tie-In
The cover for the movie tie-in edition of "Paper Towns" is revealed.
- 2015 Mar 10
Eric Carle pays tribute to surrealism in his latest picture book, due out in October.
Lessons from children's books.
Harlequin and Seventeen Team
Harlequin and Seventeen will publish a series.
Harry Potter Secrets
"J K Rowling: A Bibliography 1997 -2013" by Philip W Errington shares how Harry Potter reveals were kept under wraps.
- 2015 Mar 09
How to Win Over Reluctant Readers
Wimpy Kid and the odd charms of misfit lit.
Beyond Princesses & Pink
The Best Feminist Books For Younger Readers.
Writers Tapped for New John Green Film
The writing duo that adapted John Green's 'The Fault in Our Stars' will also adapt 'Looking for Alaska.'
Mrs. Frisby to Return to Big Screen
MGM options 'Mrs. Frisby and the Rats Of NIMH' for live-action/CGI remake.
- 2015 Feb 26
'Crayons' Cover Reveal
The cover for "The Day the Crayons Came Home" is revealed.
How We Talk About YA
An article about how we categorize and discuss YA literature.
'Circus Mirandus' Heads to Screen
Cassie Beasley's "Circus Mirandus" has been optioned for film.
'What Kids Are Reading'
U.K. "What Kids Are Reading" report shows dystopia, comedies, and John Green top list.
- 2015 Feb 24
Celebrating Black History
Twenty-six children's books about black figures throughout history.
Cover reveals for upcoming YA books.
Goodbye to Horrid Henry
"Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse" will be the last book in Francesca Simon's series.
A History of YA
A look at YA over the last several decades.
- 2015 Feb 20
New Kids TV Adaptations
Amazon greenlights series based on the I Stink! books by Kate and Jim McMullan.
The Best Is Yet to Come
An Early 2015 Picture Book Preview.
- 2015 Feb 13
Anti-Vaccine Picture Book Causes Stir
An anti-vaccine children's book on Amazon draws attention.
Funny Takes on Classic Books
A father writes a tongue-in-cheek critique of classic children's books.
Niven Credits Woolf for Inspiration
Jennifer Niven was inspired by Virginia Woolf when writing the love song between characters in "All the Bright Places."
Weinstein 'Sunshine Girl' Prediction
Harvey Weinstein thinks that Paige McKenzie's "The Haunting of Sunshine Girl" will be next big YA property.
Lauren Oliver to Adapt 'Panic'
Universal has hired Lauren Oliver to write the screenplay for her novel "Panic."
'The Terrible Two' Heads to Big Screen
Universal options Mac Barnett and Jory John's "The Terrible Two."
- 2015 Feb 05
Beyond Go the F*** to Sleep
The Expletive-Filled Kids' Books Parents Wish Existed.
YA to Watch
13 YA Debuts to Have on Your Radar This Year.
Coming to an E-Reader Near You
Three E.B. White classics will soon be available as e-books.
Why you should read classic books.
- 2015 Feb 04
Awfully Big Adventures!
Children's adventure books from the 1960's.
Children's Books on Death
A list of top 10 children's books on dying and bereavement.
Up and Coming
A round-up of upcoming YA debuts for 2015.
- 2015 Feb 03
'Mockingbird' Second Novel
Harper Lee will publish a second novel, featuring characters from "To Kill a Mockingbird."
- 2015 Jan 29
22 Best Feminist Picture Books
Because You're Never Too Old To Be Saved By a Princess.
- 2015 Jan 27
Happy Birthday, 'Madeline'
Ludwig Bemelmans's classic picture book turns 75.
Dr. Seuss Book Birthday
'Oh, The Places You'll Go!' turns 25.
- 2015 Jan 22
Interracial children's books
One parent sees a lack of books that reflect interracial children.
- 2015 Jan 15
Swipe Right for Tributes
If Hunger Games characters had Tinder profiles.
YA Fiction Meets Taylor Swift
13 YA Novels That Are Actually Taylor Swift Songs
A talk with Michael Bond.
Potter Fans Make a Difference
How Harry Potter fans won a four-year fight against child slavery.
The Many Sides of Alice
On the occasion of the book's 150th anniversary, an article about "Alice's Adventures In Wonderland."
- 2015 Jan 14
'Gone Girl' Kidlit Spinoff
'Amazing Amy' Spins Off From 'Gone Girl.'
Books to Breed Tolerance
What children can read after the terrorist attacks in Paris.
- 2015 Jan 06
Anticipating 2015's Debut YA
16 Of The Most Anticipated YA Debuts Out In the First Half of 2105
2014 Cybils Finalists Announced
80 finalists compiled across genres for young readers.
2015's Most Anticipated YA Debuts
HuffPo counts them down for the first half of the new year.
- 2014 Dec 23
A roundup of top YA books in 2014.
Ghost Writing Reveal
YouTube celebrity Zoella's 'Girl Online' is revealed to be ghost written and some fans aren't happy.
Christmas in Children's Books
At look at curious Christmases appearing in children's books.
- 2014 Dec 04
Mid-East Conflict Through YA
Kerry Drewery calls for more YA books set in the Middle East.
Zoe Sugg's debut YA novel "Girl Online" smashes records in the U.K.
- 2014 Nov 25
Reflections On 'Brown Girl Dreaming'
A writer on Jacqueline Woodson's "Brown Girl Dreaming."
- 2014 Nov 12
Grimm Gets Gory Again in New Translation
"It is time for parents and publishers to stop dumbing down the tales for children," says the editor of a new uncut edition, out from Princeton University Press.
- 2014 Nov 11
Children's Books and Death
A list of six children's books that deal outwardly with death.
Amazon's Best Children's Books
Amazon picks best children's books for 2014.
What's Next for YA?
An article contemplating future trends in YA.
An article about gender roles and "The Hunger Games."
'Room on the Broom' to Stage
Tall Stories theater company adapts Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s "Room On the Broom" for stage.
'The Walled City' Heads to Screen
Ivanhoe Pictures acquires Ryan Graudin's "The Walled City."
New Emberley Collection
A new Ed Emberley monograph releases from Ammo in December.
- 2014 Oct 23
On the interwoven "Seven" series of YA books.
Gevinson's 'Rookie's Yearbook Three'
An article about Tavi Gevinson and "Rookie's Yearbook Three."
Lessons from 'The Giving Tree'
An article on the sometimes uncomfortable content in "The Giving Tree."
- 2014 Oct 21
Alexander Viorst: All Grown Up
An article about Alexander Viorst and the picture book character he inspired.
- 2014 Oct 17
What's Next in YA?
An article about next possible trends in YA books.
- 2014 Oct 16
'Baby-Sitters Club' Rankings
Members of the Baby-Sitters Club are ranked.
'Goosebumps' For Adults
What if "Goosebumps" was written for adults?
'Mortal Instruments' Heads to TV
'The Mortal Instruments' will be adapted for TV.
Revamping Fairy Tales
An article about recent fairy tale adaptations.
'Catherine, Called Birdy' to Film?
If Lena Dunham gets her way, she will turn Karen Cushman's "Catherine, Called Birdy" into a film.
- 2014 Oct 07
Polarizing Children's Books
A list of books that readers seem to often love or hate.
- 2014 Sep 18
Elizabeth Banks Reads 'Mockingjay'
Elizabeth Banks demonstrates the 6 stages of reading "Mockingjay."
Jazz Jennings on Her Picture Book
Jazz Jennings discusses her picture book, "I Am Jazz."
Kids' Books Meet Contemporary Novels
Classic children's book and contemporary novel mashups.
Before Drones Were Cool
The children's book "Danny Dunn, Invisible Boy," published 40 years ago, envisioned a world with drones.
Picture Book Bios of Black Women
Eighteen picture books about black women who made history.
Lessons From 'Lord of the Flies'
What "Lord of the Flies" teaches us about boys.
The Minimalist Oz
A look at "Classics Reimagined: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz", illustrated by Olimpia Zagnoli.
Kids Do Read the Book First
A study shows that kids are reading the books that the movies are based on.
'The Pushcart War' Still Resonates
A reflection on Jean Merrill's "The Pushcart War."
The Harry Potter Effect
A look at the impact of Harry Potter on the world.
- 2014 Aug 28
Classic Children's Books for Adults
Books for kids that adults also love.
Introducing: Lois Lane
Lois Lane will star in Gwenda Bond's "Lois Lane: Fallout."
Booth On 'Kinda Like Brothers'
Coe Booth talks about her latest book, "Kinda Like Brothers."
'Amelia Bedelia' Hoax
"Amelia Bedelia" hoax sparks discussion about the credibility of Wikipedia.
The 'Slut' Question
A discussion of the use of the word "slut" in Roald Dahl's "Revolting Rhymes."