- 2015 Feb 26
William Wondriska's "Puff" is being reissued.
Neil Gaiman Tweets
Funny tweets from Neil Gaiman.
Photos of Children Transformed
An artist creates art based on photos of kids.
Catching Up with M.T. Anderson
An interview with M.T. Anderson.
Female Sci-Fi Authors
A look at female science fiction authors.
'Crayons' Cover Reveal
The cover for "The Day the Crayons Came Home" is revealed.
A Maurice Sendak museum may open in his home town.
Jimmy Kimmel's Book Club
Jimmy Kimmel's Book Club returns.
How We Talk About YA
An article about how we categorize and discuss YA literature.
'Circus Mirandus' Heads to Screen
Cassie Beasley's "Circus Mirandus" has been optioned for film.
'What Kids Are Reading'
U.K. "What Kids Are Reading" report shows dystopia, comedies, and John Green top list.
- 2015 Feb 24
Celebrating Black History
Twenty-six children's books about black figures throughout history.
Items to Find after Lost 'Suess'
A tongue-in-cheek list of items to discover now that the lost Suess book has been found.
'Bea Catcher Chronicles' Adapted
ABC Family is adapting Oliva Samm's "The Bea Catcher Chronicles" for television.
Nebula Award Nominees
Nominees for the 2014 Nebula Awards are announced.
The Finnish National Opera presents a Moomin ballet.
Celebrating Bank Street
A celebration for Bank Street Book Store's new location.
Cover reveals for upcoming YA books.
YA Movie Adaptations
A roundup of upcoming YA movie adaptations.
On Trying to Do Too Much
An author and her agent discuss the nitty-gritty of finding a book's identity.
Teen authors discuss the pros and cons of publishing so early in their careers.
'Huck Finn' Misreadings
An essay about the complexity of "Huckleberry Finn" and Twain's intentions in writing it.
Old Fairy Tales Made New
An editor and translator discusses her new collection of Franz Xaver von Schönwerth's fairy tales.
Goodbye to Horrid Henry
"Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse" will be the last book in Francesca Simon's series.
A History of YA
A look at YA over the last several decades.
Why Young Adults are Reading Print
An article discusses how many young adults prefer to read in print.
Why Do Adults Read YA? An Answer.
Chuck Wendig responds to The Guardian's question about why so many adults read YA.
Why Do Adults Read YA?
An article about why so many adults are reading YA books.
Adults Reading YA
'The Guardian' asks, why have YA books appealed to so many people beyond their target audience?
- 2015 Feb 13
Your YA BFF
A quiz to find out your best friend from YA.
Anti-Vaccine Picture Book Causes Stir
An anti-vaccine children's book on Amazon draws attention.
Dana Schwartz making fun of YA dystopian books via Twitter.
Funny Takes on Classic Books
A father writes a tongue-in-cheek critique of classic children's books.
Theatre Company Premieres
Minneapolis’ Children's Theatre Company celebrates its 50th anniversary with five premieres.
Anne Tyler on 'The Little House'
Anne Tyler was profoundly influenced by Virginia Lee Burton's "The Little House."
Niven Credits Woolf for Inspiration
Jennifer Niven was inspired by Virginia Woolf when writing the love song between characters in "All the Bright Places."
'I Am Malala' Grammy Win
"I Am Malala" wins a Grammy for best children's album.
A Review of 'Tuck Everlasting'
A review of the new musical adaptation of "Tuck Everlasting."
Weinstein 'Sunshine Girl' Prediction
Harvey Weinstein thinks that Paige McKenzie's "The Haunting of Sunshine Girl" will be next big YA property.
Lauren Oliver to Adapt 'Panic'
Universal has hired Lauren Oliver to write the screenplay for her novel "Panic."
'The Terrible Two' Heads to Big Screen
Universal options Mac Barnett and Jory John's "The Terrible Two."
Carnegie and Greenaway Longlists
The longlists for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals are announced.
Waterstones Prize Shortlist
Louise O’Neill, Robin Stevens, Steve Antony, and Sally Green are among the authors shortlisted for the Waterstones children's book prize.
- 2015 Feb 11
Weinstein Says He Found the Next YA Hit
Weinstein Books has upped its first printing of 'The Haunting of Sunshine Girl,' a debut young adult novel by YouTube star Paige McKenzie, to more than 100,000.
- 2015 Feb 05
Beyond Go the F*** to Sleep
The Expletive-Filled Kids' Books Parents Wish Existed.
YA to Watch
13 YA Debuts to Have on Your Radar This Year.
Coming to an E-Reader Near You
Three E.B. White classics will soon be available as e-books.
Light at the End of the Tunnel
An In-Depth Interview with Artist Wendell Minor.
Why you should read classic books.
Read the Classics
A teen writer urges fellow readers to give the classics a chance.
A 'Minor' Interview
An interview with Wendell Minor.
Spotlight on Tomi Ungerer
An article about the Tomi Ungerer exhibit at the Drawing Center.
- 2015 Feb 04
Foul-Mouthed Picture Books
Fake, potty-mouthed children's stories.
Klaas Verplancke's, Picture Maker
A look at illustrator Klass Verplancke's work.
Awfully Big Adventures!
Children's adventure books from the 1960's.
Children's Books on Death
A list of top 10 children's books on dying and bereavement.
Up and Coming
A round-up of upcoming YA debuts for 2015.
E.B. White to E-book
"Charlotte's Web," ''Stuart Little," and "The Trumpet of the Swan" will be available as e-books.
Kid President Interview
An interview with Robby Novak, aka, Kid President.
- 2015 Feb 03
If They Love to Watch This, Then...
Reading picks based on kids' favorite types of TV shows.
Life After Harry
J.K. Rowling has kept busy after writing the Harry Potter series.
Dahl's Letter About Immunization
A letter from Roald Dahl about the importance of immunization against measles.
Bridges Opens Up About 'The Giver'
Jeff Bridges admits that he has some regrets about "The Giver" film adaptation.
A Happy Birthday to Ursula Nordstrom
Remembering the contributions of the Harper & Row children's editor.
'We Need Diverse Books' Campaign
The campaign to increase diversity in children's and YA literature gains steam.
Fifteen and Published
An article about 15-year-old Helena Coggan and her novel "The Catalyst."
A 'Fix' for No Child Left Behind?
Debate ensues as Congress reviews No Child Left Behind.
John Green's Latest
John Green's latest, as-yet-unwritten novel is already popular.
'Mockingbird' Second Novel
Harper Lee will publish a second novel, featuring characters from "To Kill a Mockingbird."
- 2015 Feb 02
J.K. Rowling's Life After Harry Potter
She was the first person to become a billionaire from writing novels. But since the last Potter came out in 2007, she has kept herself busy—and confounded expectations.
- 2015 Jan 29
Essay from Walter Dean Myers
"Once I Began To Read, I Began To Exist."
'Wild Things' Haute Couture
Dress Like Your Favorite Children’s Book Character, From Paddington to Madeline.
YA Adaptation Conquers Film Fest
Jesse Andrews' 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' Movie Adaptation Is the Unequivocal Smash Hit of Sundance
Diversity in UK Publishing
More than 50 representatives of the British book industry met to discuss a new diversity charter for children’s publishing.
22 Best Feminist Picture Books
Because You're Never Too Old To Be Saved By a Princess.
- 2015 Jan 27
Happy Birthday, 'Madeline'
Ludwig Bemelmans's classic picture book turns 75.
Dr. Seuss Book Birthday
'Oh, The Places You'll Go!' turns 25.
Canadian Book Award Controversy
Critics of a "vulgar" book for young adults want the Governor General's award rescinded.
From YA to Film Fest Success
The Story Behind Sundance Smash 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.'
- 2015 Jan 22
If Lowly Worm Tweeted
Richard Scarry's 'Busytown,' Updated for the Digital Age.
15 YA Writers on their Favorite Books for Adults.
Interracial children's books
One parent sees a lack of books that reflect interracial children.
Remembering Bonnie Christensen
Author/illustrator Christensen dies at 63.
First Lady and Dr. Seuss
First Lady Michelle Obama Promotes Eating Right, Fitness at Seuss Book Reading.
- 2015 Jan 15
Swipe Right for Tributes
If Hunger Games characters had Tinder profiles.
YA Fiction Meets Taylor Swift
13 YA Novels That Are Actually Taylor Swift Songs
A talk with Michael Bond.
Potter Fans Make a Difference
How Harry Potter fans won a four-year fight against child slavery.
'Hunger Games' Tinder Profiles
Tinder profiles for "Hunger Games" characters.
John Green = Today's John Hughes?
An article compares John Hughes to John Green.
Taylor Swift Songs = YA Novels
Comparing Taylor Swift songs to YA novels.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Surprises
Five surprising facts about Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Wolitzer Discusses Plath
Meg Wolitzer on how Sylvia Plath influenced her and her novel "Belzhar."
Bond on 'Paddington'
An interview with Michael Bond.
Seuss on the Road
A video about the traveling "Hats Off to Dr. Seuss" exhibition.
Shailene Woodley and Theo James discuss "Insurgent."
The Many Sides of Alice
On the occasion of the book's 150th anniversary, an article about "Alice's Adventures In Wonderland."
Harry Potter Fans Nix Slavery
An article about the Harry Potter Alliance and the citizen-fueled fight for fair trade chocolate.
Patterson Talks Shop
An interview with James Patterson.
Holly Black on Books, Fairies
An interview with Holly Black on "The Darkest Part of the Forest."