- 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.
A look at YA books set within different world cultures.
- 2015 Aug 25
Best Required High School Reading
A list of some favorite books from the high school years.
A 'Legacy of Kings' Adaptation In Works
Simon Helberg will adapt 'A Legacy of Kings.'
- 2015 Aug 24
YA for Grownups
Eleven YA books with adult appeal.
'65 Storey Treehouse' Hits Milestone
Andy Griffiths' 'The 65 Storey Treehouse' is the fastest selling Australian book in 10 years.
A Picture Book About Burning Man
Peter Armenia is self-publishing a picture book about Burning Man.
Upcoming Fall Picture Books
A look at 26 newly releasing picture books.
A Look at Illness in YA
An article explores the frequency of illness appearing in YA novels.
More on the Rabbit Book
Parents weigh in on whether 'The Rabbit Who Wanted to Fall Asleep' really does the trick.
'Sleep-Inducing' Rabbit Book Causes Stir
The self-published book 'The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep' is a top-seller, but negative reviews abound.
Classical References in Children's Books
An article about the many references to the classical world in many children's books.
- 2015 Aug 20
It's All Greek (and Latin) to Kids
From Harry Potter to Hunger Games: the classical jokes hiding in your favorite children’s books.
- 2015 Aug 12
Angelina Jolie Pitt to Exec Produce Animated Film ‘The Breadwinner,’ based on Deborah Ellis’s YA novel.
How Do You Say ‘Wimpy Kid' in Latin?
Vatican official translates bestselling children’s book.
'Curious' Book Banning
'Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' pulled from children's reading list.
Back in Black
Jack Black to narrate R.L. Stine & Marc Brown’s picture book, 'Little Shop of Monsters.'
- 2015 Aug 11
Young Adult Accolades
That Time A YA Book Won The Pulitzer Prize For Fiction
Helicopter Parent Warning
Parents, stop hovering! It’s not your job to remove every obstacle from your kids’ paths.
Harper Lee + Truman Capote's Friendship
The pair's friendship is the subject of a forthcoming middle grade novel.
- 2015 Aug 06
Catching Up With Fictional Teens
A look back at some favorite YA fiction characters.
An American Girl
A writer reflects on how the American Girl series of books taught her about history.
- 2015 Jul 30
The search for lead actors for 'Looking for Alaska' narrows down.
- 2015 Jul 23
Final Trailer for Hunger Games
Lionsgate unveils first full-length trailer for the final chapter of the 'Hunger Games.'
From Page to Stage
'Tuck Everlasting' Musical to Debut on Broadway Next Spring.
Wild Children's Books
A librarian selects some of the "wildest" books of the last year.
'Tuck' to Premiere
'Tuck Everlasting' is on its way to being a musical stage production.
- 2015 Jul 07
Alice in Images
A look at 150 years of 'Alice in Wonderland' in images.