- 2017 Jun 20
Tattoos inspired by children's, middle grade, and YA novels.
An Adult's YA Obsession
A reader is tired of being judged for shopping in the YA section.
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.
The Might of Children's Graphic Novels
An article addresses the rise of kids' comics.
- 2017 Jun 15
Choose Your Own Adventure Maps
Maps show the internal structures of Choose Your Own Adventure books.
'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.
- 2017 Jun 08
Amazon Studios Has Big Plans
Amazon Studios has several new children's projects in the works.
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.
- 2017 Jun 06
When Harry Potter Fans Have Kids
A look at ways Harry Potter fans introduce their kids to the series.
'The Willoughbys' Film in the Works
An animated adaptation of Lois Lowry's “The Willoughbys” will star Martin Short and Maya Rudolph.
The Dr. Seuss Museum Opens
A look at the Dr. Seuss Museum.
'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."
- 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.
On Watching or Not Watching Adaptations
A writer declares that she won't watch the new "Little Women" adaptation.
Bank of England Studies Seuss
Bank of England staff members looked to Dr. Seuss as a guide to communicating with simple language.
Focus on Middle Grade
An article looks at trends in middle grade books.
'Under Rose-Tainted Skies' Auctioned
Louise Gornall’s "Under Rose-Tainted Skies" is auctioned for film.
'Epic' on the Rise
The book subscription service "Epic" is fundraising and expanding.
'The Extincts' Film in Works
William Joyce will direct an adaptation of Veronica Cossanteli's "The Extincts."
Sam Mendes is in talks to direct a live-action "Pinocchio."
Remembering Carla Poesio
In memory of Bologna Bookfair founder Carla Poesio.
- 2017 May 23
An author shares what she has learned about reading from her kids.
Drag Queen Story Hour
Drag Queen Story Hour expands to Brooklyn.
Warning to Trespassing Potter Fans
Harry Potter fans are risking their lives by visiting the Glenfinnan Viaduct.
Walker Responds to Horowitz Claim
An article on Anthony Horowitz and his claims that he was advised not to write a black character.
Cherished Children's Books
A roundup of archived stories about children's books.
- 2017 May 09
Teens and Hybrid Publishing
Hybrid publishers are giving teenage readers a chance to become published authors.
'Little Women' Miniseries
PBS will air a miniseries adaptation of "Little Women."
Kindergarteners Read a Milllion Words
A kindergarten class celebrated reading 1 million words in a year.
- 2017 Apr 27
Children's Book Anagrams
Tricky children's book anagrams.
In Praise of Photographic Illustration
A close look at the medium of photographic illustration.
New Children's Lit Landmarks
New children's literature landmarks are being named during Children's Book Week.
Critically Reading Children's Classics
A guest blogger addresses racism and colonialism in often beloved children's books.
Gearing Up for Children's Book Week
A look at the indie bookstores preparing for Children's Book Week.
- 2017 Apr 25
The 'Storybook Barber' Starts a Movement
An article on Courtney Holmes, a barber who gets kids reading in exchange for free haircuts.
'The Outsiders' at 50
An interview with S.E. Hinton.
- 2017 Apr 17
New Chapter for Kids' Lit Mag Queen
Gerry Mandel has retired after 44 years of running 'Stone Soup,' a literary magazine for kids that has a national subscriber list.
- 2017 Apr 13
Books from Printz Winners
A look at 2017 books from Printz winners.
Jude Law to Play Dumbledore
Jude Law will play Dumbledore in the sequel to "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."
A Child's Library
Barbara Mahany shares her memories of reading with her sons, and her love of children's books.
'13 Reasons Why' Second Season?
There has been some talk of a second season for "13 Reasons Why."
New 'Charlie' on Broadway
A new production of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" comes to Broadway.
- 2017 Apr 05
A Gift of Ducklings
First Lady Barbara Bush gave a copy of the "Make Way for Ducklings" sculpture to Raisa Gorbachev, Mikhail Gorbachev's wife.
DWA Announces New Series Adaptation
DreamWorks Animation has acquired rights to Cressida Cowell’s series "The Wizards Of Once."
- 2017 Mar 28
Author Fairy Tale Escapes
Middle grade authors share their fairy tale fantasy escapes.
Miss 'Sassy'? These Books Are For You
A list of 100 books for people who never got enough "Sassy" magazine.
When Students Hate Reading
A college composition course instruction discusses how to get students reconnected to reading.
Children's Literature Statues
A complete list of public children's literature-themed statues in the United States.
- 2017 Mar 23
The 'Other Girls'
An article addresses the troupe of YA heroines not being like "other girls."
Trump Picture Books from Ellen
Ellen DeGeneres comes up with some Trump-inspired picture book titles.
'Stuck' Reading the Same Thing?
Suggestions for how to get kids to try new kinds of books.
Best YA Books of All Time
A ranking of the best YA books ever.
On Celebrity Children's Authors
An article takes issue with celebrity children's book authors.
- 2017 Mar 16
A writer who grew up in the 90's reflects on the many more LGBTQ YA books available to teens today.
Introducing 'Books N Bros'
An 11-year-old launches a book club aimed at his peers.
Children's Books and Trump
An article explores how children's educational books are handling Trump.
- 2017 Mar 09
Five-Year-Old Advances to Scripps
Introducing the five-year-old girl who will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Science and Math Meets Illustration
A new exhibition at the National Academy of Sciences explores math and science in children's book illustrations.
On Reading Without Walls
Gene Luen Yang discusses the Reading Without Walls program.
- 2017 Mar 07
Children's Book Week Bookmarks
A reveal of the Children's Book Week bookmarks.
- 2017 Mar 02
Reading to Shelter Dogs
To celebrate Read Across America Day, kids in Missouri read to cats and dogs at the Humane Society.
The Significance of World Book Day
An article reports on how World Book Day provides chances for readers to buy their first books.
Dr. Seuss's Navy
A look back at Theodor Geisel's work as an ad man.
- 2017 Feb 28
'Where's Waldo?' at the Dentist
A U.K. dentist puts a Where's Waldo? scene on the ceiling for patients.
Colbert Book Gets Ripa's Son In Trouble
Stephen Colbert's "I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)" gets Kelly Ripa's son in trouble.
- 2017 Feb 09
Children's Books May Lead to Cake
A study suggests that children's books may influence children's bad eating habits.
Magic School Bus Rides Again
Kate McKinnon will voice Fiona Frizzle in a new Magic School Bus series on Netflix.
A Literary Sentence
Teenagers who vandalized using anti-Semitic and racist graffiti are assigned a reading list.
- 2017 Feb 02
If You Love a Book, Destroy It
A teacher writes about how kids express their love for books.
Seuss Political Cartoons
A look at the relevance of Dr. Seuss's political cartoons.
Book App News
Trends in book reading apps.
J.K. Rowling Twitter Responses
J.K. Rowling is responding to individuals reacting to her Trump comments.
- 2017 Jan 19
Banned Books to Read
A list of banned book suggestions.
Lindgren Story Coming to U.S. Screens
An animated English version of an Astrid Lindgren story, "Ronya, the Robber's Daughter" will be released on Amazon.
- 2017 Jan 12
Harry Potter Restaurant
Brooklyn wizards now have a place to hang their sorting hats.
A Series of Unfortunate Events Review
An article praises the new adaptation.
A Late-Blooming Author
A 99-year-old woman published her first children's book.
Voracious Reader Makes Headlines
An article introduces 4-year-old Daliyah Marie Arana, who has already read more than 1,000 books.
'Unfortunate Events' Comes to Fruition
An article looks at the new Netflix adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events.
- 2017 Jan 05
Young Adult Picks for 2017
Young adult authors pick the books to read in 2017.
'We Need Diverse Books' Going Strong
An article looks back on the birth and evolution of We Need Diverse Books.
'Just Like Me' Book Service
A book subscription service caters toward a diverse audience.
- 2016 Dec 22
Philharmonic Plays 'Babe'
The New York Philharmonic put on a screening of "Babe."
- 2016 Dec 13
Best YA of 2016
Best YA book selections from 2016.
'Shipbreaker' in Development
Paul Haggis will write and direct a film adaptation of "Shipbreaker."
A Look at Disability in YA
An article addresses representations of disability in YA books.
'Property Office' to Become Film
Sony has acquired rights to "The Lost Property Office."
- 2016 Dec 08
Best 2016 YA
A look at ten favorite YA books released in 2016.
'A Monster Calls' Director on Film
J.A. Bayona on directing "A Monster Calls."
Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.K. Rowling Love
Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.K. Rowling have a Twitter exchange.
'Homo Sapiens' in Development
"Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda" is being developed, with Nick Robinson in talks to star.
- 2016 Dec 01
A Look at Screen Time Fears
A child psychologist questions whether screen time for kids is dangerous.
- 2016 Nov 29
Book Reviews for Kids By Kids
An 11-year-old boy creates a book reviews website.