- 2016 Apr 26
'Monster Calls' Trailer
Get an advanced look at the chilling film based on Patrick Ness's novel.
- 2016 Apr 21
YA to TV Updates
'None of the Above' by I.W. Gregorio and 'Sea Change' by Aimee Friedman are in development at Lifetime.
YA Novels by Asian Authors
A look at 11 YA novels written by Asian-American authors.
- 2016 Apr 19
Riggs Writing 'Peculiar' Tales
Ransom Riggs is writing the fairy tales that play a role in "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children."
- 2016 Apr 07
'Little Prince' Lessons
Science lessons from "The Little Prince."
- 2016 Apr 06
For Dads Too!
Children's books dads can also appreciate.
Fifty Required Reads for Teenagers
A list of 50 books for modern teenagers.
Fifty by age 12.
A list of 50 books that kids should read by age 12.
A look at children's books that qualify as "spiritual but not religious."
Darren Shan: Goodbye Zombies
Darren Shan finishes his Zom-B series.
The Queen has Own Picture Book
Queen Elizabeth II is featured in a picture book to honor her 90th birthday.
Girl Gains New Library
After a girl loses her books in a fire, authors and illustrators step up.
- 2016 Mar 24
Weird Children's Books
A look at 10 children's books almost too weird to believe.
- 2016 Mar 23
YA Books in Verse
A list of 100 YA books written in verse.
YA Novels Optioned for Series
Canvas Media Studio and New Leaf Literary is teaming to built digital series.
YA Novel: Secrets
A look at YA novels with secrets.
Weiner Writes for Kids
An excerpt from Jennifer Weiner's "The Littlest Bigfoot."
A look at some embarrassing parents in children's books.
Happy 10th to 'The Book Thief'
Markus Zusak's "The Book Thief" sees its 10th anniversary.
- 2016 Mar 22
'Lonely Doll' Film Adaptation
Naomi Watts and Jessica Lange will star in a film adaptation of Jean Nathan's "The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll."
'Chronicles of Prydain' in Development
Disney has acquired movie rights to Lloyd Alexander's "Chronicles of Prydain."
- 2016 Mar 21
Books with the Easter Bunny
Check out this list of books featuring bunnies for Easter, including Peter Rabbit and more.
- 2016 Mar 08
Authors on Funny YA
Four authors discuss what drives them to write humorous YA books.
'Peter Rabbit' Big Sale
A rare edition of "Peter Rabbit" is up for auction.
Rights Optioned for 'Tempest'
Cross Pictures has optioned the rights for "Tempest" by Julie Cross.
- 2016 Feb 24
In the Winners' Circle
See the five YA finalists for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
- 2016 Feb 18
Rudnick's YA Venture
An article about Paul Rudnick's "It's All Your Fault."
- 2016 Feb 02
Mapping a 'Wrinkle in Time'
An illustrator's map of "A Wrinkle in Time."
Hardinge's Costa Win
An article addresses the significance of Frances Hardinge's Costa Book of the Year Award win.
Mafi New Book Preview
Tahereh Mafi offers a look at "Furthermore."
A New Beatrix Potter Title
Penguin Random House will publish "The Tale of Kitty and Boots."
- 2016 Jan 26
Hungarian Harry Potter
Hungarian editions of Harry Potter books.
Collecting Books for a Cause
An 11-year-old has launched a campaign to collect books in which black girls are the main characters.
Scholastic 'Washington' Statement
Scholastic offers a statement about the decision to withdraw "A Birthday Cake for George Washington."
The NCAC Responds to 'Washington'
The National Coalition Against Censorship's response to the "A Birthday Cake for George Washington" controversy.
Slavery in Picture Books Debate
"A Birthday Cake for George Washington" controversy continues.
'Lie Tree' Wins Costa Prize
Frances Hardinge's "The Lie Tree" wins Costa book of the year for 2015.
- 2016 Jan 12
An 'Alice' Prequel
A preview of Marissa Meyer's "Heartless."
- 2016 Jan 08
Girls Vs. Boys in Children's Books
Why are there so few girls in children's books, even when the characters are trucks and animals?
- 2016 Jan 04
Upcoming YA for 2016
A look at 15 highly anticipated YA for the new year.
Highly Anticipated 2016 Books
The books kids are most excited to read in 2016.
Personalized Bedtime Books
'Lost My Name' offers interactive and customized reading for kids.
- 2015 Dec 17
Elf on the Shelf: magic or madness?
A look at the detractors and supporters of the newest U.S. holiday tradition.
School Librarians + Indie Booksellers:
James Patterson Has Your Back.
- 2015 Dec 10
In Praise of Scary Books
An article discusses the importance of "scary" books in children's lives.
Zuckerberg Reads Physics to Baby
A family photo of Mark Zuckerberg and his wife reading "Quantum Physics for Babies."
'The Hidden Oracle' First Look
A cover reveal and excerpt from "The Hidden Oracle."
John Boyne reflects on his favorite unlikely friendships in children's books.
A Look at the New Star Wars Books
A look at the new crop of Star Wars books.
Best Picture Books
Best 2015 picture books.
Book Picks for African American Kids
A writer's selections for children's books every black kid should read.
- 2015 Dec 09
Muppet Book Causes Stir in Wisconsin
'For Every Child a Better World' by Jim Henson may be banned from kindergarten classes for being "too graphic."
- 2015 Dec 03
Thirteen YA holiday books.
Eight overlooked YA series books.
- 2015 Nov 18
Patterson Series Coming to Silver Screen
Rob Riggle and Lauren Graham cast in James Patterson‘s Middle School series.
Julianne Moore to Reteam with Todd Haynes on ‘Wonderstruck’ Movie.
Letter from Suzanne Collins
The author writes a thank tou to the 'Hunger Games' film team.
- 2015 Nov 17
Alice at Oxford
A look at the Oxford and the origins of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.'
Profound Children's Books
Fifteen children's books worth revisiting as adults.
Anne Frank 'Co-Author'
Anne Frank's father has been added as a co-author of his daughter's diary for copyright purposes.
- 2015 Nov 10
Young adult books featuring non-white protagonists.
Hilary Knight's 'Eloise' turns 60.
'The Quiet Noisy Book'
A look at Margaret Wise Brown's 'The Quiet Noisy Book.'
A New Celebrity Picture Book
'Fi-Rex!' is co-written by several celebrities and benefits charity.
'A Fine Dessert' Controversy, Cont.
A discussion about the upset over 'A Fine Dessert.'
- 2015 Nov 03
Familiar YA Covers
A look at familiar YA covers from the '00s.
Harry Potter Fan Wants Series Left Alone
A Harry Potter fan wishes that J.K. Rowling would stop tweaking and adding to the franchise.
Richard Scarry and Changing Times
A look at the way Richard Scarry's 'Best Book Ever' has evolved to keep up with social change.
A Bush Children's Book
Laura and Jenna Bush Hager are co-writing another children's book.
Jenkins Apologizes for 'Dessert' Content
Emily Jenkins apologizes for what readers have seen as racially insensitive content.
'A Fine Dessert' Stirs Controversy
A look at the controversial images in Emily Jenkins's and Sophie Blackall's 'A Fine Dessert.'
- 2015 Oct 27
Thirty tattoos inspired by books.
YA by Latino Authors
Twelve YA novels by Latino authors.
Plath's Children's Book
A look at Sylvia Plath's 'The Bed Book.'
Depp to Star in New Gaiman Film
Johnny Depp will star in an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's 'Fortunately, the Milk.'
Jenna Fox Heading to Screen
Dolphin Films secures rights to Mary E. Pearson's Jenna Fox series.
- 2015 Oct 22
Dystopias with Extra Butter
25 Young Adult Novels That Are Heading to the Movies.
New Service Encourages Kids' Reading
Ebook Subscription Service Epic! Is Netflix for Kids.
- 2015 Oct 20
Harry Potter Alternative Titles
Suggestions for more 'honest' Harry Potter titles.
'Alaska' Brought Back
A New Jersey school district brings copies of 'Looking For Alaska' back into classrooms after it was banned.
- 2015 Oct 16
New Zealand Book Ban Lifted
The ban on YA novel Into the River by Ted Dawe has been lifted in New Zealand.
Percy Jackson Author's Foray to Valhalla
Rick Riordan explains how he translated Norse myths for kids in 'Magnus Chase.'
Actor Taye Diggs's Latest Picture Book
On writing 'Mixed Me!' for his son, the actor said: ‘He shouldn't have to explain himself to anyone.’
- 2015 Oct 15
Taye Diggs on 'Mixed Me'
Taye Diggs discusses writing 'Mixed Me' for his son.
Musicals based on children's books.
Publishing 'Heather Has Two Mommies'
A conversation with Lesléa Newman.
The Rise of 'Goosebumps'
A look back at how 'Goosebumps' became so popular.
A 'Twilight' Debate
A writer contemplates the implications of the gender switch.
The 'Twilight' Effect
An article about the enduring influence of 'Twilight' on pop culture.
Meyer Shelves 'Midnight Sun'
Stephenie Meyer says she stopped writing 'Midnight Sun' after the announcement of the 'Fifty Shades' spin-off.
'Twilight' Gender Switch
Stephenie Meyer discusses the decision to switch the genders of her characters.
Rainbow Rowell and Novel Hybrids
An article about Rainbow Rowell's 'Carry On.'
'Looking For Alaska' Banned
A New Jersey school district has banned 'Looking For Alaska.'
Dawe Book Ban Lifted
The ban on 'Into the River' by Ted Dawe has been lifted in New Zealand.
- 2015 Oct 06
What in the Wonderland!
Little-known facts about 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland.'
'Twilight' Gender Swap
Stephenie Meyer switches the genders of the main characters in 'Twilight' for the book's tenth anniversary.
- 2015 Sep 22
A cover reveal for Kate DiCamillo's 'Raymie Nightingale.'
Favorite Banned Books
Authors are discussing their favorite banned books on Teenreads.
- 2015 Sep 18
New YA to Read this Fall
A look at 17 new YA novels.
To Rearead or Not to Rearead
A tongue-in-cheek look at the existential agony of deciding whether or not to reread the Harry Potter series.