SLJ goes to this year’s National Book Festival in Washington, DC, and several changes were afoot. But one thing was clear—Gene Luen Yang’s stirring speech about diversity left an indelible mark.
The Holiday House’s Fall 2014 Preview showcased titles that featured animals as their superstars, including: Pants for Chuck, Little Puppy and the Big Green Monster, and There’s a Pig in My Class.
After years of struggle fraught with zoning issues, East Hampton Library was finally able to cut the ceremonial ribbon on June 21 to celebrate its 6,800 square foot addition following a lawsuit and $5.8 million in donations—including a large sum from East Hampton local, actor Alec Baldwin.
Vince Vawter talks about his semi-autobiographical, Newbery Honor-winning book, his boyhood with a debilitating stutter, and the “overwhelming” response to Paperboy.
Inspiration was the unofficial theme of Bank Street College of Education’s annual book awards ceremony on May 22 in New York City.
The Scholastic Fall 2014 Online Preview is the ideal way to introduce books to readers, from picture books to titles for young adults.
SLJ previews the upcoming fall 2014 titles from Egmont USA, which include stories about bullies, a zombie hamster, and a guinea pig that behaves like a dog, as well as a book based on the immensely popular Temple Run app and which were presented on April 3 at Sarabeth’s restaurant in New York City.