- 2017 Jul 13
A librarian discusses the challenge of moderating volume levels in the library.
Scholastic Summer Road Trip
The Scholastic RV is inspiring summer reading.
The New March Sisters
A look at the "Little Women" reboot.
'Land of Stories' to Be Continued
Chris Colfer says that "The Land of Stories" will go on.
Tips for Finding Diverse Books
Suggestions for finding diverse books this summer.
'A Wrinkle in Time' First Look
First behind-the-scenes looks at "A Wrinkle in Time" adaptation.
Trump Jr. Picture Book Titles
Twitter blows up with Donald Trump Jr. picture book titles.
A Seussian Law Suit
A legal battle has ensued over a Star Trek-themed book written in the style of Dr. Seuss.
Rowling on Lumos Charity
An interview with J.K. Rowling.
Chelsea Clinton Lawsuit
A children's book author is suing Chelsea Clinton and Penguin Random House for alleged copyright infringement.
- 2017 Jul 06
Summer Social Justice Reads
A selection of diverse and socially aware books for summer.
Weird Children's Books
A look at 10 super weird children's books.
Physics for Babies
A look at Chris Ferrie's science and math-themed board books.
The Importance of Paddington
An article reflects on Michael Bond and his refugee bear, Paddington.
Honoring Those That Didn't Win
A look at the books that didn't win at ALA.
Harry Potter Super Fans
Harry Potter fans that take it to the next level.
Four Points Series Concludes
An interview with Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock.
Welcome to Mabel Murple's
Mabel Murple's Book Shoppe and Dreamery opens in Nova Scotia.
J.K. Rowling Surprise Facts
A list of little-known facts about J.K. Rowling.
Summer Reading Survival
A writer and mother offers some suggestions for helping kids with their required summer reading.
A 'Sparkling' New Book
Lesléa Newman discusses "Sparkle Boy."
Page to Screen Trials
Daniel Handler discusses the challenges of adapting A Series of Unfortunate Events to screen.
A Call to End Gendered Books
A writer expresses frustration with gendered children's books.
Books for Young Activists
An article discusses the many books about activism and social issues directed at young readers.
Morton Cohen has died.
Remembering Morton Cohen.
Pullman's Tribute to Grenfell Victim
Pullman to name character after Grenfell Tower victim.
Lewis Carroll's original art for "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland."
Looking for Hillary in 'She Persisted'
An article on Chelsea Clinton and "She Persisted."
An early look at the sequel to "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."
Branford Boase Award
"Beetle Boy" by M.G. Leonard has won the 2017 Branford Boase Award.
The Artist Behind 'Eloise'
Two new exhibitions focus on the life and work of Hilary Knight.
- 2017 Jun 29
On Watching 'Anne With An E'
A writer praises the new "Anne of Green Gables" adaptation.
'City of Bones' Birthday
"City of Bones" gets new 10th anniversary cover.
'Love Me Tender' Picture Book
"Love Me Tender" to be published as new picture book.
Summer Reading Tips
Summer reading tips from people who know books.
Remembering Michael Bond
A tribute to Michael Bond and Paddington.
Room for Improvement
An author voices some concern over the lack of diversity in his daughter's required leading list.
'Cruel Prince' Screen Rights
Universal wins rights to Holly Black's "The Cruel Prince."
Pullman Cover Reveal
A cover reveal for "La Belle Sauvage."
- 2017 Jun 22
How to Raise a Reader
The benefits of reading at every stage of a child’s development are well documented. Happily, raising a reader is fun, rewarding, and relatively easy. Here's how.
- 2017 Jun 20
Tattoos inspired by children's, middle grade, and YA novels.
Favorite Obscure Kids' Books
Readers remember the books they wish others knew about.
An Adult's YA Obsession
A reader is tired of being judged for shopping in the YA section.
Typos in Famous Books
A look at literary misprints.
The Story of the Curious George Store
A look at the history and uncertain future of the Curious George Store.
Wizarding World Book Club
The Wizarding World Book Club launches on Pottermore.
Twenty Years of Harry Potter
If anything, the influence of Harry Potter has only grown stronger.
Auction to Benefit Grenfell Victims
Authors, agents, and editors are joining together for an online auction to benefit victims of Grenfell Tower fire.
Rowling Made Companion of Honour
J.K. Rowling has been named a Companion of Honour by the Queen.
The Might of Children's Graphic Novels
An article addresses the rise of kids' comics.
- 2017 Jun 16
Soviet Children’s Literature
In 1920s Russia, children read propagandistic books about sugar beets, hydroelectric plants, and five-year plans.
- 2017 Jun 15
Chat Fiction Apps
A look at popular chat fiction apps.
Learning from 'The Hunger Games'
A 12-year-old performs the first aid she learned from "The Hunger Games."
In Praise of 'Redwall'
A writer reflects on the formative influence of the Redwall series.
New LGBTQ YA
Ten new LGBTQ books.
The original endings of famous books.
A Sarah Dessen Upbringing
A fan reflects on coming of age with Sarah Dessen's books.
Twenty questions for Cassandra Clare.
Choose Your Own Adventure Maps
Maps show the internal structures of Choose Your Own Adventure books.
A Big Book Giveaway
A Maryland school gives away 2,000 books to students.
Taking the Form to Another Level
An article on Jillian Tamaki and how she's using the graphic novel form in enterprising ways.
'Wishing Spell' Movie
Chris Colfer is writing and directing the movie adaptation of "The Wishing Spell."
MGM Rights to 'Every Day'
David Levithan's "Every Day" is heading to the big screen.
Why We Need Diverse Books
An article addresses the importance of diverse books for young people.
Review Sparks Outrage
A Kirkus review of Jennifer Mathieu's "Moxie" has angered a lot of fans.
Kids' Publishing Goes International
Southeast Asian editors travel to Germany.
'Chocolate' On Top
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is the UK's favorite children's book, according to a poll.
- 2017 Jun 08
Middle Grade Books for Summer
A list of 100 middle grade books to read this summer.
Amazon Studios Has Big Plans
Amazon Studios has several new children's projects in the works.
New Zealand Book Award Finalists
The finalists for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults are announced.
All About Pooh
Francesca Segal writes about her affection for A.A. Milne.
Rowling's First Agent
J.K. Rowling's first agent knew Harry Potter was magical.
All the Children's Laureates
A photo essay features the first 10 children's laureates.
New Books of Wonder Location
Books of Wonder is opening another store on the Upper West Side.
Lauren Child Responds to Honor
Lauren Child is surprised and honored by being named the next Waterstones Children's Laureate.
- 2017 Jun 06
When Harry Potter Fans Have Kids
A look at ways Harry Potter fans introduce their kids to the series.
YA Books for Summer
A look at 21 YA picks for the summer.
Ten books for reading at bedtime.
International Harry Potter
A look at international editions of the first Harry Potter book.
'The Willoughbys' Film in the Works
An animated adaptation of Lois Lowry's “The Willoughbys” will star Martin Short and Maya Rudolph.
Hans Christian Andersen Auction
A picture book made by Hans Christian Andersen has sold at auction.
The Dr. Seuss Museum Opens
A look at the Dr. Seuss Museum.
Rowell to Write Runaways
Rainbow Rowell is set to write Marvel's new Runaways series.
'Witch Boy' Rights Sold
Fox Animation has picked up rights to Molly Knox Ostertag's "The Witch Boy."
Graham to Adapt 'Windfall'
Lauren Graham has picked up rights to Jennifer E. Smith's "WIndfall."
Harper Lee Graphic Novel Going Forward
The Harper Lee estate has endorsed the upcoming graphic novel adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird."
BookExpo Data Reveal
A look at the consumer and industry-related data presented at BookExpo.
- 2017 May 25
A Storied History
A look back at Reading Rainbow.
A Visit to the Seuss Museum
A first look at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss museum in Springfield.
A Fantasy and Sci-Fi Summer
A list of fantasy and sci-fi YA books releasing this summer.
Books for Teachers
One hundred books for and about teachers.
On Watching or Not Watching Adaptations
A writer declares that she won't watch the new "Little Women" adaptation.
Laura Ruby on 'Chosen Ones'
Author Laura Ruby talks about her new book and her cancer diagnosis.
Children's and Middle Grade Summer Reads
New children's and middle grade books for summer reading.
Brooding YA Hero Gets His Own Book
Sky Pony Press is publishing Carrie DiRisio's "Brooding YA Hero: Becoming A Main Character (Almost) As Awesome as Me."
Bank of England Studies Seuss
Bank of England staff members looked to Dr. Seuss as a guide to communicating with simple language.
YA Summer Reads
Some YA picks for summer reading.
What to Read Next
A list of book suggestions based on favorite books from the '90s.
A list of the 50 best YA books of all time.
The Benefits of Reading Slowly
Jacqueline Woodson speaks at Stanford University.