Raina Telgemeier's Favorite Graphic Novels

Raina Telgemeier has made a huge impact on bringing graphic novels to a wider young readership, especially for girls. Smile and Sisters have been wildly popular, and her latest book, Ghosts, quickly became a bestseller and a must-read for young fans.

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Happy Birthday, Leo Lionni

On May 5, let’s consider what makes his children’s books perennial.

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YA Wednesday: An Excerpt from John Boyne on "Man's Search for Meaning"

John Boyne has been widely acclaimed for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, his young adult novel of the Holocaust told from the perspective of a 9-year-old German boy. He wrote the foreword to the newly released young adult edition of Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning, and we have an excerpt from it to share with readers...

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Rick Riordan's Apollo--5 Worst Things About Being a Teenager

How does it feel to go from being the gorgeous, revered god Apollo to a sixteen-old mortal named Lester? Yeah, not so good... Here's what Apollo himself considers the top five horrors of being a teenager.

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Children's Books about Books

Looking ahead to World Book Day here are five favorite children's books about imagination and the endless possibility inside every story...

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Deborah Heiligman on "Vincent and Theo"

The Amazon Book Review talks to Deborah Heiligman about her new book, Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers.

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How did that baby get so...bossy?

The Amazon Book Review talks to Marla Frazee, the award--winning children’s book author and illustrator who created the original “Boss Baby.”

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Best Kids' Books of April

Our favorite brand new books for kids of all ages--from a new picture book adventure with the beloved pig Olivia to fast-paced science fiction to thrill older readers.

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Happy Birthday, Jane Goodall

Primatologist Jane Goodall celebrates her 83rd birthday today. If you have a young animal-lover in your house, these books about Goodall will widen their worlds.

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Psst..."Strong is the New Pretty." Pass it on.

That say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and in Kate T. Parker's newly released book of photographs those words are about the definition of pretty. Strength, determination, joy, and kindness are just a few of them...

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Paula Fox (1923 – 2017)

Paula Fox, winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award, died on March 1 in Brooklyn, New York.

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It All Began With a Cat. And a Hat.

It's that time, today's the day that children everywhere Read Across America in celebration of Dr. Seuss and his contribution to the world of children's literacy.

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Big Prizes for Two Innovative Picture Books

This April, thousands of book lovers and international publishing professionals will travel to Bologna, Italy, to admire the best of children’s books and book art. You could call it a kid lit love fest.

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YA Wednesday: Best Books of February

This month's top picks in Young Adult include two powerful historical novels, a magical fantasy, the criminal underworld, a graphic novel, and gladiators...

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The Book We've Been Waiting For...Philip Pullman's "The Book of Dust"

This is not a drill. Philip Pullman has a new book coming in the fall and it's the one we've been waiting for...

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