Children’s Institute Heads to Pittsburgh

ABA’s premier children’s bookselling event is on track to be the largest yet as it heads to the City of Bridges for networking and educational panels.

Authors and Illustrators to Meet

Close to 70 children’s book creators will be in Pittsburgh to meet with booksellers at educational sessions, signings, and receptions.

Bookselling Resurgence in the ‘Burgh

Pittsburgh, a city known for its three rivers, has been gaining recognition for its growing number of independent bookstores.

Children’s Book Cancelations

Booksellers weigh in on the controversial issue of publishers postponing and pulling books in response to criticism.

Elizabeth Acevedo on Exploring Identity Through Motherhood and Food

Following the success of her National Book Award and Printz Award-winning debut novel, ‘The Poet X,’ which was written in verse, Acevedo addresses teen motherhood and identity in her sophomore effort, ‘With the Fire on High.’

Alyssa Milano on Instilling Hope in Hearts and Minds

Actor and activist Milano shares the inspiration behind her new middle grade series, starring a spunky 11-year-old who wants to change the world.

Chris Myers on Bringing Diverse Books to Kids

We spoke with author-illustrator Christopher Myers about launching his Make Me a World imprint with Random House Children’s Books this fall.

Ann Patchett on Learning from Picture Books

Bestselling adult author Ann Patchett, co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, made her children’s debut this spring with ‘Lambslide,’ a collaboration with Fancy Nancy series illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser.