- 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.
Pretty Little New Series
Sara Shepard is launching a new series, The Amateurs.
Historical YA Fiction
A look at recent YA historical fiction titles.
- 2016 Jun 02
'Alice' at Auction
A first edition copy of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is up for auction.
Lobel's Classic Gets a Fresh Perspective
'Frog and Toad': an amphibious celebration of same-sex love.
Diverse Book Picks
A list of diverse children's books for summer.
YA Summer Reads
Seventeen YA books for summer.
Best Fictional Shops
A list of 10 fictional shops in children's books.
A Roald Dahl Dictionary
"The Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary" is soon to publish.
'Spontanesous' Heads to Screen
Aaron Starmer's "Spontaneous" is to be adapted for film.
- 2016 May 28
YA Summer Reads
A list of new YA titles to read over the summer.
Harriet the Spy House
The brownstone that inspired "Harriet the Spy" is on the market.
Julianna Margulies Remembers Her Dad
Julianna Margulies speaks about her late father, Paul Margulies, who wrote "Three Magic Balloons."
New Laura Ingalls Wilder Book
The South Dakota State Historical Society is publishing "Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder."
School Pulls 'This One Summer'
A Minnesota school removes Jillian and Jillian Tamaki's "This One Summer."
Cassandra Clare 'Bane' Series
Cassandra Clare will write an adult trilogy based around Magnus Bane.
- 2016 May 26
Mortal Instruments for Older Mortals
Cassandra Clare announces Magnus Bane book series for adults.
Arthur Ransome Adaptation Makes Waves
Family of Swallows and Amazons Character Angry About Name Change in New BBC Film.
- 2016 May 24
Soviet Picture Books
A look at how Soviet picture books called for a rejection of fantasy elements.
- 2016 May 23
Ten Picture Book Essentials
A writer rounds up a list of essential picture books.
Harry Potter Revelations
A list of big Harry Potter revelations.
- 2016 May 18
New Dahl Books
Puffin to publish classic Roald Dahl books with collectible covers.
An 'All-of-a-Kind' Walking Tour
A writer takes a walking tour based on the All-of-A-Kind Family books.
- 2016 May 17
On Your Mark
Veronica Roth talks about "Carve the Mark."
- 2016 May 05
There Be Dragons!
A look at favorite dragons in literature.
A look at favorite teachers from children's books.
'Fun and Games'
Inkshares will publish Dave Barrett's "It's All Fun and Games."
- 2016 May 03
Facts about "James and the Giant Peach."
Big YA Books
A look at hotly anticipated YA books.
YA Baby Names
A look at some potential baby names based on YA characters.
A Father on 'The Rabbit'
A father writes humorously about "The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep."
- 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.