As the book publishing world takes a hit from the coronavirus outbreak, PW continues to provide coverage on industry updates as well as efforts by publishers, authors, booksellers, and more.

Ongoing

· How Kids' Lit Is Responding to the Coronavirus

· Children's Books and Authors Affected by the Coronavirus

· Virtual Handselling: Recommendations from Children's Booksellers

· Bookselling in the Age of Covid-19

· Covid-19 Impact Listing: Cancellations, Closings, Policy Changes, and More

July 30

· Stephenie Meyer to Embark on Pandemic Book Tour

July 28

· Coronavirus Poem Goes From Facebook Post to Picture Book

· 'Frederick': A Mouse with a Message

July 27

· Follett Book eFairs and Nonprofits Team Up for Summer Reading

July 23

· Jeff Kinney on His In-Person Indie Bookstore Tour

July 21

· Children’s Institute Proves Success of Digital Education for ABA

· Kidlit Distancing Socials Connect Community Through Weekly Webcasts

July 20

· 2020 NYT/NYPL Best Illustrated Awards Canceled

July 17

· Children’s Booksellers Plan for an Uncertain Fall

July 16

· KidLit TV Launches At Home Edition

July 9

· Facebook Watch Offers Virtual Visits from Authors

· Coronavirus Shutters Longtime NYC Children’s Bookstore, Bank Street

· 'Rebel Girls' Coauthor Launching Book & Media Company

July 7

· Highlights from 2020 Licensing Week Virtual

July 3

· Children’s Institute 2020: A Virtual Conference

· Children’s Institute 2020: Big Kids' Books for Summer/Fall

· Children’s Institute 2020: Covid and Protests Shape Booksellers’ Futures

June 30

· #KidlitForMasks Spreads Awareness

· UN Publishes Coronavirus Picture Book by Intern

· A Picture Book to Praise Essential Workers

June 25

· RH Releases Picture Book to Benefit Communities Affected by Covid

· PBS Kids Partners with Little Free Library for Summer Story Times

June 23

· Candlewick’s Find Waldo Celebration Adapts Amid Coronavirus

· Authors’ Quarantine Stories: Carson Ellis

June 18

· Libraries Adapt Quickly to Launch Summer Reading Programs

· Authors' Quarantine Stories: Padma Venkatraman

June 16

· Authors' Quarantine Stories: Lisa Yee

June 15

· Six Publishers Plan Indie Shindig

June 11

· In Conversation: Aminah Mae Safi and April Poole

· Debut Book Launch Celebrates 'Some Book News'

· Katherine Paterson Dreams Up New Story for Online Readers

· Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart, and Jeff Kinney Talk 'Purple People'

June 5

· Pandemic Progress Report

June 4

· We Need Diverse Books Steps Up to Help KidLit Community

· Kids Authors Go Digital: Graduation and Commencement

· Mac Barnett’s Instagram Labor of Love

· LBYR Matching Todd Parr Book Sales with Donations

May 27

· BookExpo 2020: Tuning in to Children's Book Coverage

May 26

· J.K. Rowling Releases First Serialization of New Story Online

May 21

· Candlewick Launches Online Summer ‘Camp’

· Beth Bacon’s ‘Covid-19 Helpers’ E-Book Wins Global Health Award

· In Support of Indie Bookstores, Dozens of Illustrators Send Art

· Debut Children's Books and Authors Affected by the Coronavirus: May 21, 2020

· ABA Children's Institute Goes Virtual

May 19

· Christian Robinson: Creating Art That Matters

· More Mondays with Michelle Obama

· Free 'Bad Kitty' Coloring Book Teaches Readers to Wash Their Paws

· 'James and the Giant Peach' Reading Raises Funds for Global Health Initiative

May 16

· YA Authors Move Online

May 15

· Soapbox: “When It Comes to Online Events, It's Time for Bookstores to Go Wild” by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

May 14

· Adaptation, the Amazon Problem, and Future Trends: A Bologna 2020 Panel

· A Virtual Bologna: One Agent's Experience

· The Bookcoin: A New Way to Buy Children’s Books in Italy

May 12

· 2020 Children's Book Week Recap

May 8

· Bologna's Virtual Fair Draws 60,000 Online Visitors

May 7

· Everywhere Book Fest in Photos

· Working from Home: An Editor’s Tale

May 5

· Launching a Pandemic Novel—Into a Pandemic

· Upcoming Random House Book Celebrates Essential Workers

· Canadians Create Safe Spaces with Words

April 30

· Children's Books: What's Selling in the Mass Channels?

· Debut Children's Books and Authors Affected by the Coronavirus

· Virtual Handselling: Recommendations from Politics and Prose in Washington, D.C.

· 'Oh, the Places You'll Go!' Virtual Graduation Party

· YALLSTAYHOME Festival in Photos

April 28

· Library Programming for Teens Goes Virtual During Covid-19

· Bookselling in the Age of Covid-19: Shipping Tips, Book Boxes, and Giving Back

April 27

· B&N Launches National Children’s Short Story Contest

April 24

· U.K. Demand Prompts U.S. Edition of 'I Don’t Want to Wash My Hands!'

· Random House Launches Virtual 'Magic Tree House' Program

April 23

· Bologna Virtual Fair Releases Schedule, Opens Registrations

· Children’s Publishers on Working from Home

· MacKids Streaming Schoolhouse to Offer Author-Led Classes

· Kerlan Collection Hosts #OperationReadAloud

· Gotham Group Joins Nonprofits to Provide Kids’ Content During Pandemic

· Riordan to Match Up to $100,000 in Donations to #SaveIndieBookstores

April 22

· Craft, DIY, and Activity Books Buoy Publishers During Coronavirus

April 21

· Virtual Handselling: Recommendations from 57th Street Books in Chicago

· Andrea Beaty Launches Questioneers Challenge

· Michelle Obama Hosts Storytimes with PRH and PBS Kids

· Kids’ Authors Go Digital: April 21, 2020

April 16

· Learning at Home in the Age of Covid-19

· With School Closures, Book Fairs Go Online

· Children's Books and Authors Affected by the Coronavirus: April 16, 2020

· New Podcast Welcomes Readers to Julie Andrews’s Library

· Free Coronavirus Picture E-Book Finds Eager Readers

· YA Author Launches ‘Black Girls with Magic & Books’ Online Book Club

April 14

· Sendak Foundation and NYFA Create Relief Fund for Picture Book Creators

· We Need Diverse Books Launches Emergency Fund

· Bookselling in the Age of Covid-19: Promoting Literacy, Going Social, and Bundling Up

· Curious George Challenge Inspires Creativity

· Sharjah to Host Virtual Reading Festival in May

· BookExpo, BookCon 2020 Events Canceled

April 9

· Video Series from National Ambassador Jason Reynolds Amplifies Children’s Imaginations

· Virtual Handselling: Recommendations from Bookshop Santa Cruz Head Children’s Buyer

· #AuthorsTakeAction, Authors Save Lives

· R.J. Julia Saves Staff by Giving Away $150,000 in Books

April 7

· 2020 Children’s Book Week Moves to New Format Amid Pandemic

· Bookselling in the Age of Covid-19: How Kids’ Bookstores Support Literacy, and Each Other, in a Time of Crisis

· Booksellers Hand-Deliver Books to Community Kids

· #TweetBookCon Steps in for TeenBookCon

· International Unicorn Day Online Festival Debuts

· Licensed Publishing in the Covid-19 Era

April 6

· Worldreader Helps Educate Vulnerable About Coronavirus

April 2

· ABA Moves Children’s Institute to 2021

· Dav Pilkey Announces New Graphic Novel Series

· Cover to Cover Mixes Window Displays, Technology, for Sales

· Families Turn to Activity-Based Entertainment During Covid Crisis

· IPA, WHO, and UNICEF Offer Online Reading Series

March 31

· Bologna to Launch Virtual Fair, Rights Platform

· Going Big During Covid-19: How Bookstores Are Connecting with Customers

· Indie Bookstore Partners with Nonprofit to Give Hundreds of Books to Atlanta Youth

· Children's Books and Authors Affected by the Coronavirus: March 31, 2020

March 30

· Dav Pilkey to Launch Online Series

March 26

· Children's Books and Authors Affected by the Coronavirus: March 26, 2020

· Virtual Handselling: Recommendations from Book Passage’s Children’s Buyer

· DC Kids Camp Engages Children at Home

March 25

· Scholastic Starts Temporary Staffing Reductions

March 24

· Children’s Books and Games on the Rise During Covid-19

· Children's Publishers Relax Fair Use Policies

· Latina Kids’ Lit Authors Launch Digital Writers Series

· ‘SCBWI Connects’ Amid Coronavirus Crisis

· As Coronavirus Spreads, Publishers Struggle with When, and How, to Move Pub Dates

March 22

· Ingram Vows to Defend Industry Through Crisis

March 19

· Smaller Children’s Publishers Adapting Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

· Scholastic Launches First Digital Book Fest for This Friday

March 17

· Children's Booksellers Step Up for Anxious Readers

· Authors Launch Digital Children's Book Festival

· Children's Authors Boost One Another on Twitter

· Abrams Delays New Jeff Kinney Release

· Macmillan Abandons Library E-book Embargo

March 13

· In Wake of Pandemic, the 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Moves Online

March 12

· Bookstores, Children's Authors Respond as Coronavirus Impact Grows

· 10 Ways to Support Your Indie Bookstore Through Coronavirus and Beyond

· 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Is Canceled

March 11

· Bologna Children's Book Fair Has Been Canceled

March 9

· PRH Pulls Out of Bologna Book Fair

· S&S Pulls Out of Bologna, Fair Offers Refunds

February 28

· What the New Coronavirus Means for Publishing

February 24–25

· Publishers, Agents Scramble to Reschedule Bologna

· Bologna Book Fair Moves to May Due to Coronavirus

· Coronavirus: The Latest Challenge for Toy Makers—and Publishers