YA Wednesday: 2018 Printz Award Winners

See which five books won this year's Michael L. Printz award for the best in young adult literature.

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2018 Children's Book Award Winners

Today we finally learned which books from 2017 received the most coveted and recognizable awards in children's books.   

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Children's Books for Celebrating African American History Month

As we head into African American History month, here are a handful of our favorite new children's books that celebrate the achievements of the men and women who broke boundaries and stood for equality.

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Hugs & Kisses: Valentine's Day Books for Kids

A fresh batch of children's books to celebrate the holiday of the heart.  Some of them are sweet, some are funny, and some remind us that love is all around us, every day of the year. 

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Things You Might Not Know About "The Outsiders"

In the wake of an epic anniversary, S.E. Hinton talks about getting The Outsiders published, and what happened after.

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Jacqueline Woodson: New National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

Jacqueline Woodson embarks on a two-year journey to instill hope in young readers as the newly appointed National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.

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Best Kids' Books of January

See what January has in store for kids of all ages...

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Five Don't-Miss Graphic Novels for Kids

A fistful of recent--and one upcoming--graphic novels for kids that we think are worth paying attention to...

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Best Books of the Year: Dav Pilkey Drawing & Talking About "Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties"

Bestselling children's book author Dav Pilkey let us watch him draw and ask him questions at the same time...so we made a video of it, of course. 

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YA Wednesday: Maggie Stiefvater on "All the Crooked Saints"

When Maggie Stiefvater visited us in Seattle we talked about her new novel All the Crooked Saints, miracles, owls, and more.

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Deck the Halls with Holiday Books for Kids

The holiday muzak is wafting through the air and the countdown until the big day, or days, has begun.  Here are some of the new holiday books of the season that are on the top of our list. 

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Celebrity Picks: Rick Riordan’s Favorite Reads of 2017

We have always loved Rick Riordan's writing, and this year the books he loved overlap with some of our own recent favorites...

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YA Wednesday: Best Young Adult Books of 2017

Our favorite young adult books of the year include titles from authors we've been waiting on for years, series starters that now have us hooked, and strong contemporary fiction that made us think, cry, and laugh.  Here's a sample of our top 20.

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The Best Kids' Books of 2017

What a year it's been--so many great books! Not to add to the "to be read" pile, but...here's our picks for the best books for kids this year.

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Amazon's Best Books of November

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