“The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” opens on March 23. Fans will notice a lot of the dialogue comes straight from the book.
The author of 28 beloved children’s books was inspiring readers and colleagues to the very end of her life.
An elementary school in Westport, CT, kicked off their One Book, One School initiative on Read Across America Day, with a suspenseful school-wide assembly.
The famed Australian children’s author was detained by U.S. border police in Los Angeles as she made her way to Milwaukee for the Wisconsin State Reading Association Convention.
Over the course of nine days, we’ve had to say goodbye to Dahlov Ipcar, Dick Bruna, and Nancy Willard.
In South Africa, 90 percent of schools don’t have a library. The CEO of Mandela Bangle, Nelson Mandela’s project, is setting out to change that, one bracelet (and shipping container) at a time.
The groundbreaking initiative is bringing authors into schools to talk openly with students about their work.
Among the 10 winners from around the country, each of whom were awarded $5,000, were three school librarians and a youth services librarian, all with inspiring accomplishments.
“This is unreal!” shouted Congressman John Lewis, accepting the award for his graphic memoir of the civil rights movement.
A scavenger hunt celebrated the launch of a new kids’ mystery series by Linda Fairstein, the real-life inspiration for “Law and Order SVU.”
School librarians will be important primary sources in historian Wayne Wiegand’s project, facilitated by a visiting scholar post at the Library of Congress.
The megastar of this year’s National Book Festival in Washington, DC, wasn’t Stephen King, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, or Salman Rushdie. It was Carla Hayden, the new Librarian of Congress.
The film version of Katherine Paterson’s award-winning novel is being released October 7. Her son, the screenwriter, gives us a look at the process of adapting it.
On September 15, close to 6 million people will be participating in International Dot Day, a global celebration of creativity based on “The Dot,” a book by Peter H. Reynolds.
Award-winning authors Steve Sheinkin, Deborah Heiligman, and Neal Shusterman are among the 36 author/illustrators who are giving kid lit lovers an inside look at their personal work spaces in a contest.