- 2017 Apr 13
Book Lovers Design Tips
A librarian shows off his interior design skills.
YA and Asian Immigration
A roundup of YA books that focus on the Asian immigrant experience.
Memoir from Bana al-Abed
Seven-year-old Bana al-Abed is writing a memoir about her experience as a Syrian refugee.
- 2017 Apr 06
The Trickiness of Trump Kids' Books
Presidential biographies are a staple of children’s book publishing—but the story of Donald J. Trump poses a unique set of challenges.
- 2017 Apr 05
'13 Reasons Why'
The cast members of "13 Reasons Why" discuss how it differs from other YA adaptations.
Hans Christian Anderson Lessons
A list of 20 life lessons from Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tales.
A look back at a few YA novels from recent years.
Frazee on 'Boss Baby' and Trump
Marla Frazee discusses the unexpected connection between the "Boss Baby" movie adaptation and Donald Trump.
- 2017 Mar 28
'Openly Straight' Sequel
Bill Konigsberg has written a sequel to "Openly Straight" called "Honestly Ben."
Simon Pulse is publishing a new Buffy the Vampire Slayer spinoff series.
'Jacob's New Dress' Pulled from Schools
"Jacob's New Dress" by Sarah and Ian Hoffman has been pulled by a North Carolina school district.
- 2017 Mar 23
Jamie Lee Curtis 'Selfie' Book
Jamie Lee Curtis has announced her new children's book: "Me, Myselfie & I: A Cautionary Tale."
- 2017 Mar 17
Chelsea Clinton Pens a Children's Book
The daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton announced a picture book, 'She Persisted,' slated to publish in May.
- 2017 Mar 16
An Adult Learns from YA
A writer reflects on the YA books that she has read as an adult, that she wishes she'd had as a teen.
The Story Behind 'Cat in the Hat'
An article looks at how "The Cat in the Hat" came to be.
New 'Little Rock Nine' Memoir
Melba Pattillo Beals will publish a middle grade memoir.
'The Outsiders' Turns 50
An article looks at the endurance of S.E. Hinton's "The Outsiders."
- 2017 Mar 09
A Book Remembers a Forgotten Poet
An article on the picture book "Are You an Echo?: The Lost Poetry of Misuzu Kaneko" and the woman it celebrates.
- 2017 Mar 07
YA for Women's Day
A list of Young Adult books to read on International Women's Day.
'Prisoner of Azkaban' Cover
At look at the new illustrated cover for "The Prisoner of Azkaban."
The Long History of Phonics
A phonics text book dates back to 1667.
- 2017 Mar 02
A preview of upcoming YA books.
Spring Children's and Middle Grade
A preview of upcoming children's and middle grade books.
Spring YA Sci-Fi and Fantasy
A look at upcoming YA sci-fi and fantasy books.
Intersex YA Literature
A look at a growing number of YA books that feature intersexuality.
Most Valuable Books
A look at prized children's book editions.
Eggers Book Gets Earlier Release
Dave Eggers' "Her Right Foot" is moving to an earlier release date.
- 2017 Feb 28
A History of Queer Children's Literature
An article suggests that many children's books have provided a queer subtext for readers.
Teaching 'The Martian'
An edition of "The Martian" without the swear words is available to teach in the classroom.
- 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."