- 2018 Jan 11
Federle Cover Reveal
Tim Federle reveals the cover for "Nate Expectations."
Reading the Dream
Picture books that honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream.
First Books for Talking About Race
A look at 20 children's books that may inspire conversations about race.
- 2018 Jan 09
Scary 'Very Hungry Caterpillar'
A funny reboot of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar."
By the Book
A look at how children's books differ cross culturally.
- 2018 Jan 04
A look at upcoming YA anthologies.
YA Books on the Horizon
A list of anticipated YA titles.
Queer YA in 2018
A look at upcoming queer YA titles.
- 2017 Dec 19
YA Readers Select
Favorite 2017 YA titles picked by teenage readers.
Still Mixed Up After All These Years
A writer reflects on "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler."
Little House Still Loved
An article on the lasting power of the Little House on the Prairie books.
- 2017 Dec 07
Fantasies for Pullman Fans
A list of YA fantasy books for fans of "His Dark Materials."
- 2017 Dec 05
Best Book Picks
The Guardian unveils its best children's books of 2017 list.
'The Hate U Give' Ban in Texas
A Katy, Texas, school district bans "The Hate You Give."
- 2017 Nov 30
A Comics and Graphic Novel Guide
A few graphic novel and comics picks for kids.
Poetry Books for Kids
A look at books that introduce children to poetry.
Celebrating Black Princesses
A look at children's books featuring black princesses.
The Gifts of 'The Box of Delights'
A writer who adapted "The Box of Delights" to stage writes in praise of John Masefield’s fantasy.
Read 'Harry Potter' in Scots
"Harry Potter" has been translated into Scots.
- 2017 Nov 16
Reading About Native Americans
A look at 15 children's and YA books about Native Americans
Hoda Kotb's Children's Book
Hoda Kotb announces her book, "I've Loved You Since Forever."
- 2017 Nov 09
'Stars Beneath Our Feet' Film
Michael B. Jordan is set to direct "The Stars Beneath Our Feet."
A Final 'Paddington'
The last Paddington book will be published in 2018.
- 2017 Nov 07
Dealing with Addiction in Kid-Lit
A look at books that discuss addiction.
International Cat Books
Cat books from around the globe.
- 2017 Oct 31
'Silent Days' to Go Forward
Despite a copyright claim, "Silent Days, Silent Dreams" is going forward with publication.
- 2017 Oct 24
Estate Sues over Castle Book
James Castle's estate is filing a lawsuit against the publication of “Silent Days, Silent Dreams."
A True Story Comes to Screen
Chiwetel Ejiofor will direct an adaptation of "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind."
- 2017 Oct 17
Mexican Culture and History Books
A look at 15 books that introduce aspects of Mexican culture to kids.
The renumbering of Magic Tree House books has caused some confusion.
'To Kill a Mockingbird' Removed
"To Kill a Mockingbird" has been removed from a classroom in Biloxi, Miss.
- 2017 Oct 16
Potter Exhibit Sells 30K in Advance
The British Library has revealed that its Harry Potter exhibition has sold more than 30,000 tickets, the most ever for an event of its kind.
- 2017 Oct 05
The Harry Potter Influence
Ways that Harry Potter has forever changed the world.
Rereading Childhood Favorites
A list of 21 favorite children's books to reread as an adult.
John Green Party Time!
Booksellers are planning midnight release parties for "Turtles All the Way Down."
- 2017 Oct 03
A selection of witch-focused children's and YA titles.
A Rapid Rise and Fall
The story behind the "Handbook for Mortals."
- 2017 Sep 28
Books Make Better Gifts
A list of occasions for book-giving.
Transgender YA Characters
A look at YA books featuring transgender main characters.
The Evolution of 'The Antlered Ship'
A look at the early stages of Dashka Slater's "The Antlered Ship," illustrated by Terry and Eric Fan.
Best Banned Books
Authors share memorable banned or challenged books.
- 2017 Sep 07
Best YA Fantasy and Sci-Fi for Fall
Fall YA sci-fi and fantasy.
Best Children's Books for Fall
Upcoming middle grade and children's books.
Activist Picture Books
Books for activists.
Bilingual Children's Books
A look at bilingual children's books.
The Enduring 'Born Confused'
A look at the lasting impact of Tanuja Desai Hidier's "Born Confused."
Léna Roy on L'Engle Bio
Léna Roy on "Becoming Madeleine," which she wrote with her sister.
A look at the origins of Pooh.
'Goodnight Moon' Turns 70
An article on the legacy of "Goodnight Moon."
Twain Book Backstory
The backstory behind “The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine."
Controversy Over Puberty Book
Remaining copies of "Growing Up for Boys" will be pulped after controversy.
- 2017 Sep 04
An article takes a close look at the work of several famous children's book illustrators.
- 2017 Aug 31
Cartoonist Stops Racist Kids' Book
The creator of Pepe the Frog, a cartoon repurposed as a hate symbol, has stopped the distribution of a children’s book featuring the frog.
- 2017 Aug 24
Attracting New YA Readers
An article shares some thoughts on attracting new readers to YA.
A Diverse YA Library
A list of 42 diverse YA books.
Long Live 'Poky Little Puppy'
The longevity of "The Poky Little Puppy."
- 2017 Aug 16
Man Fired Over Book's Hate Symbol
A Texas school district has removed an assistant principal after he wrote a kids' book whose central character is a white supremacist symbol.
- 2017 Aug 10
Best Middle Grade Fantasy
A list of 100 middle grade fantasies.
In 'Peculiar' News
The paperback edition of "Tales of the Peculiar" has a new cover and an additional story.
John Green reveals the cover for "Turtles All the Way Down."
- 2017 Jul 13
'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 Seussian Law Suit
A legal battle has ensued over a Star Trek-themed book written in the style of Dr. Seuss.
- 2017 Jul 06
Summer Social Justice Reads
A selection of diverse and socially aware books for summer.
Physics for Babies
A look at Chris Ferrie's science and math-themed board books.
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.
Books for Young Activists
An article discusses the many books about activism and social issues directed at young readers.
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."
- 2017 Jun 29
'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.
Pullman Cover Reveal
A cover reveal for "La Belle Sauvage."
- 2017 Jun 26
20 Years of Harry Potter
Retail wars, legal battles, vibrating broomsticks, and 20 things we've learned from two decades of J.K. Rowling’s boy wizard.
- 2017 Jun 20
Favorite Obscure Kids' Books
Readers remember the books they wish others knew about.
- 2017 Jun 15
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 Big Book Giveaway
A Maryland school gives away 2,000 books to students.
Review Sparks Outrage
A Kirkus review of Jennifer Mathieu's "Moxie" has angered a lot of fans.
'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.
- 2017 Jun 06
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.
Hans Christian Andersen Auction
A picture book made by Hans Christian Andersen has sold at auction.
Harper Lee Graphic Novel Going Forward
The Harper Lee estate has endorsed the upcoming graphic novel adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird."
- 2017 May 25
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.
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."
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.
From 'The Book of Dust'
A look at Philip Pullman's new novel.
- 2017 May 23
A Jack White Picture Book
Jack White's White Stripes song "We're Going to Be Friends" is becoming a picture book.
The 'Monster' Mash
Shannon and Dean Hale are writing a Monster High/Ever After High mashup.
Lessons from 'Anne of Green Gables'
A writer remarks on what she learned from "Anne of Green Gables."