- 2017 Feb 09
YA Book Valentines
A list of YA suggestions.
A Timely Reading List
A "Nevertheless, She Persisted" reading list.
A list of 10 lesser-known fantasy novels.
Meloy and Ellis Team Again
Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis are teaming for another book.
Little Fibs in 'Little House'
An article looks at a few instances of truth stretching in the Little House on the Prairie books.
Let's Talk About Sex
Young adult books that don't shy from talking about sex.
Laura Ingalls Wilder's America
Maria Russo writes about reading and rereading the Little House books.
- 2017 Feb 02
A Review of 'Caraval'
A review of Stephanie Garber's "Caraval."
Books for African American History
A list of 100 best children's books for February.
Translating 'Little Prince'
An article about translating "The Little Prince" into Spanglish.
- 2017 Jan 26
A look at 10 memorable meals served in children's books.
So Long Outdated Virginity Tropes
A list of YA books that take a more modern approach to talking about virginity.
A George Saunders Picture Book
A look at the sometimes overlooked George Saunders picture book, "The Gappers of Frip."
Migos Raps 'Llama Llama'
A recording of the group Migos rapping "Llama Llama Red Pajama."
Trump Inspires Dystopian Reading
Dystopian classics like '1984' are flying off the shelves.
'Shrine Defenders' Picture Book
A children's book promotes Iranian "Shrine Defenders."
A Mark Twain Fairy Tale
Philip and Erin Stead have created an expanded version of an unfinished Mark Twain story.
- 2017 Jan 19
Authors Pick Favorite Picture Books
Some authors pick their favorite children's books.
Books for Harry Potter Lovers
A list of 15 authors for readers who love Harry Potter.
Brothers Grimm Illustrations
An article looks at multiple visual interpretations of Brothers Grimm stories.
YA Literature from 1967
A look at some of the best young adult literature from the year 1967.
Poehler Rights to 'Moxie'
Amy Poehler and Brooke Posch’s Paper Kite production banner acquires rights to Jennifer Mathieu's "Moxie."
The Great Margaret Wise Brown
A review of Amy Gary's "In the Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown."
- 2017 Jan 05
Highly Anticipated Middle Grade
Seventeen middle grade books coming in 2017.
Highly anticipated YA
Fifteen highly anticipated YA books.
Rock and Roll Picture Books
A look at picture books about music and musicians.
An interview with the creator of the Animorphs series.
"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."
Picture Books Arriving 2017
A look at 17 picture books coming in 2017.
- 2016 Dec 22
A 2017 Preview
A look at upcoming YA books.
Feminist Children's Books
A look at 12 children's books focused on female empowerment.
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
A selection of favorite picture books of 2016.
Harry Potter Holidays
A look back at the best holiday moments in the Harry Potter books.
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.
- 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.
Moments in Children's and YA
A roundup of some of the most memorable moments in YA and children's books this year.
- 2016 Nov 29
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.
- 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.
YA Books About Mental Illness
A look at 29 YA novels that address mental illness.
'Bone' to Be Adapted for Screen
Jeff Smith's Bone series is scheduled for film adaptation.
- 2016 Nov 08
Books on Being Thankful
A look at 11 books that teach kids about gratitude.
- 2016 Nov 03
The Rise of Gay Characters in YA
An article discusses how YA books with gay characters are increasingly common.
An article on YA for adventure-seekers.
A 'Hamilton' Inspired Romance
Melissa de la Cruz is publishing a YA love story about Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler Hamilton.
'Series of Unfortunate Events' Series
There's a new Netflix adaption of the A Series of Unfortunate Events series.
- 2016 Nov 01
Kenny Loggins Pens Picture Book
An article about Kenny Loggins' "Footloose" picture book adaptation.
Ten Top YA Books for October
A look at 10 YA books that released in October.
What You Don't Know Might Scare You
Thirteen surprising details about the Goosebumps series.
- 2016 Oct 20
Dewdney Cover First Look
A look at the cover for "Little Excavator" by the late Anna Dewdney.
YA For Halloween
A list of YA fiction for Halloween.
Yousafzai Writing Picture Book
Malala Yousafzai is writing a picture book.
- 2016 Oct 07
How the Berenstain Bears Found Salvation
On the spiritual sea change in the content of the long-running children's series.
- 2016 Oct 06
Books for Readers with Dyslexia
An article addresses how books for children with dyslexia might differ from other books.
YA Historical Fantasy
A list of YA historical fantasy novels.
Second 'Sweet Pea and Friends'
"Brave Little Fin" releases from Essex couple.
Sweet's E.B. White Bio
A look at Melissa Sweet's E.B. White picture book bio.
Berenstain Bears Family Values
An article discusses how the Berenstain Bears franchise took a religious turn.
'Wind in the Willows' Murder
A British book dealer is killed for his rare edition of "The Wind in the Willows."
- 2016 Oct 03
Courting Kickstarter for Kids' Books
A molecular biologist turned illustrator has raised more than £25,000 for a picture book adaptation of Charles Darwin’s 'On the Origin of Species.'
- 2016 Sep 27
Weighing in On 'Run' Controversy
A writer responds to the aftermath of a controversial review.
Classic Banned Books
A look at classic books that have been banned.
- 2016 Sep 22
Nickelodeon is starting production on a TV movie adaptation of Chris Grabenstein's "Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library."
- 2016 Sep 08
Children's Books in Translation
A list of 100 translated children's books.
'Real Friends' Cover Reveal
A cover reveal for Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham's "Real Friends."
A Preview of Upcoming Children's Books
A look at fall children's and YA titles.
New Beatrix Potter Tale
"The Tale of Kitty-in Boots," a new Beatrix Potter story, is now available.
Biles to Write Autobiography
A Simone Biles autobiography is soon to release.
Becky Albertalli Novel to Become Film
"Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda" is being turned into a film.
- 2016 Aug 11
Teachers in Children's Literature
A look at favorite teachers appearing in children's books.
'Gilly Hopkins' on Screen
"The Great Gilly Hopkins" will release on October 7.
Ugandan School Pulls Book
Copies of Jacqueline Wilson's "Love Lessons" have been removed from a school in Uganda.
- 2016 Aug 02
'There Is a Tribe' Controversy
A discussion of the controversy brewing over Lane Smith's "There Is a Tribe of Kids."
Chelsea Clinton's 'Wrinkle' Mention
An article discusses Chelsea Clinton's mention of "A Wrinkle in Time" at the DNC.
'Cursed Child' on Broadway?
The producers of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" are considering a run on Broadway.
Delayed 'Cursed Child' Shipments
Many who preordered copies of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" from Amazon are receiving them late.
A look at bookstore parties for the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child."
- 2016 Jul 28
Casting for L'Engle Adaptation
Oprah Winfrey Joins Movie Adaptation of 'A Wrinkle in Time.'
'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' Franchise Rebooting with New Cast.
- 2016 Jul 14
Adaptations for Kids
A list of middle grade and YA adaptations of adult books.
Children's books that feature diverse figures throughout history.
'Hamilton' Cast Member to Write Forward
Phillipa Soo will write the forward to a picture book biography on Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton.
Return to Court and Throne
Sarah J. Maas is writing more books in her A Court of Thorns and Roses and Throne of Glass series.
- 2016 Jun 16
Here Comes Hilda
Luke Pearson's Hildafolk series of graphic novels.
- 2016 Jun 14
YA Series Launched on TV
'Pretty Little Liars' Author Sara Shepard Launches New Book Series with TV Cameo.
More Patrick Ness Movie Adaptations
Doug Liman in Talks to Direct Post-Apocalyptic YA Thriller 'Chaos Walking.'
World War II Novels for Young Readers
Historical fiction is having a renaissance in young adult literature.
'Thirteen Reasons' on Netflix
A 13-part adaptation of "13 Reasons Why" is coming to Netflix.