- 2015 Jul 10
The Importance of 'Watchman' to HC
HarperCollins has, as the WSJ explains, "a lot riding" on the new Harper Lee book.
Taking Texas Textbooks to Task
Are new school textbooks in Texas obscuring facts about the Civil War and slavery?
- 2015 May 12
Pittsburgh Cops Read to Kids
Police officers in Pittsburgh are reading to kids at a barbershop.
- 2015 May 07
YA Movies on the Horizon
A roundup of upcoming YA movie adaptations.
- 2015 Mar 19
'Paper Towns' Trailer
The first trailer for "Paper Towns" is released.
- 2015 Mar 10
On Ellen Raskin
An article about author and illustrator Ellen Raskin.
Remembering a Lost Children's Book
A writer recalls a children's book from her childhood.
New Venture for Otter-Barry
Janetta Otter-Barry is leaving Frances Lincoln to start Otter-Barry Books.
- 2015 Feb 26
Photos of Children Transformed
An artist creates art based on photos of kids.
Jimmy Kimmel's Book Club
Jimmy Kimmel's Book Club returns.
- 2015 Feb 24
'Bea Catcher Chronicles' Adapted
ABC Family is adapting Oliva Samm's "The Bea Catcher Chronicles" for television.
The Finnish National Opera presents a Moomin ballet.
YA Movie Adaptations
A roundup of upcoming YA movie adaptations.
Old Fairy Tales Made New
An editor and translator discusses her new collection of Franz Xaver von Schönwerth's fairy tales.
Why Do Adults Read YA?
An article about why so many adults are reading YA books.
- 2015 Feb 13
Theatre Company Premieres
Minneapolis’ Children's Theatre Company celebrates its 50th anniversary with five premieres.
Anne Tyler on 'The Little House'
Anne Tyler was profoundly influenced by Virginia Lee Burton's "The Little House."
A Review of 'Tuck Everlasting'
A review of the new musical adaptation of "Tuck Everlasting."
- 2015 Feb 05
Spotlight on Tomi Ungerer
An article about the Tomi Ungerer exhibit at the Drawing Center.
- 2015 Feb 04
Foul-Mouthed Picture Books
Fake, potty-mouthed children's stories.
Klaas Verplancke's, Picture Maker
A look at illustrator Klass Verplancke's work.
- 2015 Feb 03
A 'Fix' for No Child Left Behind?
Debate ensues as Congress reviews No Child Left Behind.
- 2015 Jan 15
Bond on 'Paddington'
An interview with Michael Bond.
- 2015 Jan 06
The Zuckerberg Effect
The NYT looks at how the Facebook CEO's new bookclub is already boosting book sales.
- 2014 Dec 23
American Girls Do Brunch
Comedians play the roles of American Girl dolls.
An 'Elf' State
A professor warns that the Elf On the Shelf normalizes intrusive surveillance for kids.
- 2014 Dec 04
A Visit to 826 NYC
Kids talk books at 826 NYC.
'Stuart Little' Movie Discovery
The movie "Stuart Little" leads to the discovery of Róbert Berény's "A Sleeping Lady."
- 2014 Nov 11
Your Brain on Harry Potter
Neuroscience study shows what happens to the brain when engaged with reading.
'Hunger Game' Heads to Stage
"The Hunger Games" will become a stage show in London.
Retrial for Driver Who Killed Librarians
The driver who plowed into Kate McClelland and Kathleen Krasniewicz's cab to have retrial.
Museum v. Sendak Estate
The Rosenbach Museum in Philadelphia is suing the Maurice Sendak estate over rare books.
- 2014 Oct 16
Favorite Books Across 6 Countries
A Facebook poll about favorite books internationally, places "Harry Potter" in the lead.
'Paddington' Release Moved
The movie adaptation of "Paddington" will now release on January 16.
- 2014 Oct 07
School Board Backs Down
The Jefferson County, Colorado, school board backs down from proposed changes to curriculum.
- 2014 Aug 28
Amazon Greenlights Pilots For Kids
Amazon greenlights pilots for five new kids' shows.
- 2014 Aug 21
'The Giver' First PG-13
"The Giver" marks Walden Media's first PG-13 venture.
- 2014 Aug 14
What's Your Harry Potter Job?
A quiz to see what your job would be in the Harry Potter world.
Harry Potter Stamp Controversy
Harry Potter stamps cause upset.
- 2014 Jul 31
New Potter Development Team
Warner Bros creates new development team for Harry Potter franchise.
- 2014 Jul 24
'The Giver' Fun Facts
Ten surprising facts about "The Giver"
YA On the Big Screen
A look at upcoming YA movies.
- 2014 Jul 10
'Maximum Ride' to YouTube
James Patterson's Maximum Ride series will be adapted for YouTube as miniseries.
Radcliffe Is Potter No More
Daniel Radcliffe reports that he won't play Harry Potter again, despite a new story by J.K. Rowling.
Reading Through Touch
3-D printed picture books are allowing visually-impaired children to read via raised illustrations.
Prison's A Great Place to Read
In a piece on Page-Turner, the "New Yorker" blog, Alex Halberstadt talks to a former inmate about reading behind bars.
- 2014 Jul 09
Colum McCann's Attacker Charged
A Connecticut man has been arrested for assaulting author Colum McCann last month.
- 2014 Jul 07
'Das Kapital' Fetches High-Bidder
A copy of Karl Marx's opus laying out an alternative to capitalism sold for $40,000, just as the Dow hit a record high.
- 2014 Jun 24
YA Debate Recap
A recap of Ruth Graham's controversial article about why adults shouldn't read YA.
Not Free to Put Up Little Free Library
A Kansas boy was forced to remove his Little Free Library.
- 2014 Jun 12
Rowling Against Scottish Independence
J.K. Rowling donates funds to the "Better Together" campaign against Scottish independence.
- 2014 May 08
A Visit to Wonderland
An Alice In Wonderland-themed hotel in Brighton.
'Fault' Gets Most 'Likes'
'The Fault In Our Stars' trailer gets the most likes ever on YouTube.
A Manhattan Children's Book Tour
Manhattan as seen through children's books.
- 2014 Apr 22
Dick and Jane Art Auction
Nancy Childress, daughter of Robert Childress, will auction off some of her father's Dick and Jane artwork.
- 2014 Apr 18
The Genre Debate
Novelist Juliet McKenna argues, in "The Guardian," that sci-fi travels farther than literary fiction.
- 2014 Mar 20
New Formats For McCloskey Art
Robert McCloskey's artwork will appear in new product line.
High Stakes for 'Divergent'
An article speculates on whether 'Divergent' film can revive YA screen adaptations.
- 2014 Mar 18
'Wake' Film Gains Screenwriter
James Ward Byrkit to write screenplay for 'Wake,' based on Lisa McMann's book.
Dessen = Kristen Bell's Date
Sarah Dessen wins contest to be Kristen Bell's date for 'Veronica Mars' LA premiere.
- 2014 Mar 12
Roald Dahl In Brief
Concise Roald Dahl plots.
'Ernest & Celestine' Film
The French film 'Ernest & Celestine' will be available to view in the U.S. in French and English.
- 2014 Mar 11
'Gender-Specific' Children's Books?
Michael O'Mara reacts to demands to stop marketing books by gender.
Let Books Be Books
The Let Books Be Books campaign pushes to end gender division in children's books.
- 2014 Feb 20
George Clooney Loved Being Mr. Fox
A clip of George Clooney providing the voice for Mr. Fox in 'Fantastic Mr. Fox.'
R-Rated Films as Picture Books
A Pixar artist recreates classic R-rated movie scenes in a children's book.
Nine-Year-Old Reader Wows
A nine-year-old girl reads 364 books in seven months.
- 2014 Jan 28
'Belle Epoque' Optioned for Screen
Elizabeth Ross's 'Belle Epoque' optioned for film.
- 2014 Jan 09
Children's Book Manicures
A display of manicures based on children's books.
- 2013 Dec 12
Pooh Competition Reaches Out To Writers
Disney UK is launching a storytelling competition that asks writers to create new Winnie-the-Pooh stories and characters.
- 2013 Sep 26
Common Core Kerfuffle
What's the deal with Common Core?
- 2013 Sep 24
The Giver Film Coming Aug. 2014
The Giver film adaptation will open in theaters on Aug. 15, 2014.
- 2013 Aug 01
Elusion Rights Sold to Screen
Silver Reel and FlynnPictureCo acquire rights to Claudia Gabel and Cheryl Klam's upcoming YA novel Elusion.
- 2013 Jul 12
Benefits of Being a Lifelong Bookworm
New research suggests that reading and writing can slow down cognitive decline.
Reading Poems Backward
Do poems justify their last lines?
- 2013 Jul 11
Online Publishing Claims Supplier
The growth of electronic publishing has claimed another victim with the collapse of Australia's biggest supplier of academic books.
Book Illustration Competition Winner
Finn Dean for Brave New World illustrations.
- 2013 Jul 09
Arthur Rosenthal Dies at 93
"Rosenthal, who founded Basic Books in 1952, let his taste in nonfiction and his quasi indifference to profit margins guide him as a publisher."
Discount Book Chain Collapses
Allbooks4less.com.au, a chain of discount bookstores, has now been placed in administration with HLB Mann Judd partner Todd Gammel appointed.
- 2013 Jul 08
Highland Park Citizens Protest
Disposal of black history books.
- 2013 Jul 05
Boston University Sues Amazon
And Apple, Google, and Samsung.
- 2013 Jul 03
Cengage Learning Files for Bankruptcy
Cengage Learning filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday as part of an effort to shrink its $5.8 billion debt load.
A Blank Book Becomes a Bestseller
The story of how an empty book reached the top of Amazon.
Rowling Urges Press Reform Action
Harry Potter author and others sign Hacked Off letter to culture secretary calling for regulation royal charter to go to privy council.
- 2013 Jul 02
The E-Book Price War
Everything you need to know.
Penguin Random House
An American takeover?
- 2013 Jul 01
Why Is Apple Still Fighting?
A question hangs over Apple's e-books trial: Why is Apple fighting the U.S. Department of Justice when the book publishers the agency also sued chose to settle?
5 Sci-Fi Novels
For people who have sci-fi.
- 2013 Jun 28
France Wants to Stop Amazon Underselling
Reuters reported that Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti wants to ban Amazon’s simultaneous use of discounts and free delivery, the combination of which threatens the nation’s booksellers.
- 2013 Jun 27
'Wild Things' Gets Kickstart
A kickstarter project is raising money to publish a picture book poem inspired by Where the Wild Things Are.
'Charlie' Broadway Bound?
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical opens on London's West End: is Broadway next?
Senate Bill Eyes Early Education
A U.S. Senate bill aims to expand early childhood education.
- 2013 Jun 26
Publishing Industry Racism Claims
White author Kristine Kathryn Rusch says her novels about a black detective could only be successfully launched in DIY editions.
Indigo Plans 40 Apple In-Store Shops
Indigo Books and Music Inc. is rolling out Apple technology shops within its large bookstores and plans to open stores outside of Canada.
Top 10 Classic Spy Novels
From Joseph Conrad to John le Carré, intelligence historian Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones picks the fiction that best reveals the secrets of espionage.
- 2013 Jun 25
'Encyclopedia Brown' Heads to Screen
Warner Bros. in negotiations to gain rights to the Encyclopedia Brown children's series.
Lion & Unicorn Closing Doors
The Lion & Unicorn Bookshop in Richmond, London is closing.
Operation Book Drop
Almost 900 books were wrapped in 7 different jackets and left all over Salt Lake City.
- 2013 Jun 21
London Review of Books Called Out
For excluding women.
- 2013 Jun 20
'Fifty Shades' Gets a Director
Sam Taylor-Johnson has stepped in.