- 2015 Jun 30
Potter Takes the Stage
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' play to open in West End in 2016.
Alexie's First Picture Book
Sherman Alexie's first picture book, 'Thunder Boy Jr.,' releases next year.
A Look at a Swiss Classic
A look at the Swiss book, 'A Bell for Ursli,' and its illustrator, Alois Carigiet.
Confederate Children's Books
An article looks at pro-confederacy children's books in the wake of recent events.
How Long Does it Take?
A look at how long it takes kids to read popular children's books.
ALA's Challenged Book List
A look at how the ALA's Challenged Books List is compiled.
In Harry Potter News...
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' will open in 2016.
- 2015 Jun 25
Potter at Night
Harry Potter Book Night is coming back in 2016.
Burning Harry Potter Questions
Unanswered questions about Harry Potter.
Harry and the Dursleys
J.K. Rowling writes about why the Dursleys dislike Harry Potter so much.
- 2015 Jun 11
A list of reading recommendations for kids.
On Illustrating Harry Potter
Jim Kay discusses the difficulty of illustrating the new editions of the Harry Potter books.
Fantastical Animals in Books
A look at 10 fantastical animals appearing in children's books.
- 2015 Jun 04
A list of book suggestions for readers who loved 'Brown Girl Dreaming.'
'Happy' Book from Williams
A cover reveal for Pharrel Williams' 'Happy' book.
The Wisdom of Pippi Longstocking
Best Pippi Longstocking quotes.
YA Books for Adults
A look at 30 YA books recommended for adults.
The Hardy Boys and Ghosts
A look at the ghostwriting behind series like The Hardy Boys.
- 2015 Jun 02
Queer Picture Books that Paved the Way
A look at picture books that feature LGBTQ characters.
- 2015 May 21
A Curious Monkey's Escape
The true story of how an inquisitive monkey character helped save his creators.
International Children's Books
A spotlight on a few children's books from around the world.
New Harry Potter Editions
Bloomsbury so publish new illustrated editions of Harry Potter.
Hillary Clinton as Seen in Picture Books
A look at Hillary Clinton-themed picture books.
- 2015 May 19
'Wonderstruck' adaptation in the works
Director Todd Haynes is developing Brian Selznick’s illustrated novel.
Picture books about crocodiles.
- 2015 May 12
From Farm to Film
9 Story Media Group options Otis the Tractor picture books for an animated series.
Children's Book Cakes
Cakes that celebrate children's books.
Plant a Book
A publisher has created a book that can be planted to grow a tree.
'The Giver' Surprises
Eleven things most people don't know about 'The Giver.'
Wimpy Kid Goes to the Vatican
'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' is translated into Latin by an American priest.
Korean Children's Book Recalled
A South Korean publisher is recalling a book of children's poetry.
- 2015 May 07
Everyone Lies About Their Age!
Children's book characters have been lying about their ages.
Non-Required Must Reads
A list of books all girls should read before graduating high school.
Controversial 1950s Kids' Books
Children's books from the 1950s that sparked controversy.
An article about how YA books about politics are often dystopian.
- 2015 May 05
POTUS Talks Kidlit
What were President Obama's favorite childhood books?
- 2015 Apr 30
Big Book Boon for Illinois
Anonymous author donates $17K to buy books for schools in Naperville, Ill.
Diverse Genre Fiction for Teens
A roundup of recent novels.
'We Were Liars' Film Adaptation
Imperative Sets Stephanie Shannon To Adapt the YA Bestseller by E. Lockhart.
'Green Eggs and Ham' Series Announced
Netflix and Ellen DeGeneres team up to adapt the Dr. Seuss classic.
- 2015 Apr 28
YA Books by Cover
Identifying YA books by their covers.
Facts about 'The Phantom Tollbooth.'
- 2015 Apr 23
Deleted 'Wrinkle in Time' Scene
A never-seen passage sheds light on the author’s political philosophy.
- 2015 Apr 14
Feminist Children's Books
A list of 23 feminist books for kids.
A Picture Book 'Game of Thrones'
If 'Goodnight Moon' was a 'Game of Thrones' retelling.
- 2015 Apr 08
Top 11 kid's books
Critics were polled for the list.
BBC's best children's books
Do you agree with their picks?
- 2015 Apr 07
An article speculates about which children's books will become classics.
100 Great Children's Books
An article about Martin Salisbury's "100 Great Children's Books."
The Best of the Best
Critics weigh in on the best children's books.
Handler and Kalman's New Kid's Book
On Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman's "Hurry Up and Wait."
- 2015 Apr 01
‘Fancy Nancy’ Set to Become Disney Junior Movie, TV Series
May the lines be ever in your favor
‘Hunger Games’ attractions coming to Dubai theme park
- 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.