Our most memorable shot of the week is of a trio of grinning ambassadors. It’s sure to make you smile, too.
Rocco Staino reports on the top titles revealed at the recent Macmillan spring 2016 preview for librarians and educators.
The new 2016–2017 Ambassador for Young People’s Literature is Gene Luen Yang. He will be the youngest ambassador ever, as well as the first to come from a graphic literature background.
Three of the 10 winners of the 2015 national award are school librarians. Those include a master grant writer, a champion of incarcerated youth, and a reading score wizard.
Eloise celebrates 60 years in print, and illustrator Hilary Knight set the record straight regarding that empty gin bottle in the six-year-old’s room.
At the recent fall conference for NYC School Librarians, educators learned about the new Read 365 initiative, and a thought-provoking conversation about diversity and the controversy around A Fine Dessert generated buzz.
Random House revealed some of the top titles on their 2016 Spring list, including a special anniversary edition of The Book Thief and several offerings by debut authors.
Marilyn Singer talks about her new work of reverso poetry, and editors present multi-layered history and historical fiction as well as hotly anticipated follow-ups from favorite authors at the recent Penguin Young Readers Spring 2016 Preview.
Rocco highlights some of the top titles presented at Little, Brown’s recent publishing preview for librarians.
SLJ catches up with John Schumacher, aka Mr. Schu, to learn what he’s up to in his new role at Scholastic and what’s on his to-read list.
Rocco Staino reports on this year’s Princeton Children’s Book Fesitval and chats with authors, illustrators, and librarians.
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton has written a book to help empower children to get involved in social issues. “It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going” hits bookstores on September 15.
SLJ contributing editor Rocco Staino shares highlights from this past spring’s NYC publisher previews and offers a peek into some of the books coming out this fall season.
Newbery Medal-winning author Katherine Applegate chats about her forthcoming novel, about a boy with an imaginary friend named Crenshaw, who is a very large cat.
For Scholastic’s recent online preview, the publisher produced four videos in which editors and authors tell viewers about over 20 of Scholastic’s upcoming picture books, graphic novels, middle grade, and teen titles.
Upcoming titles star book-loving dogs, cats, and other creatures; diPaola returns to Holiday House after a 20-year hiatus publishing elsewhere.