A new crop of horror titles offers a mix of historical fiction, fantasy, and even humor, spawning a slew of tales sure to have teens biting their nails.
In their new books, middle-grade luminaries Karen Cushman, Karen Foxlee, and Jennifer A. Nielsen bring new meaning to the words, “girl power.”
In 1.3 million U.S. households, caregiving children support family members due to illness, disability, substance abuse, or other factors. These books and resources can help them.
Pat the Bunny was one of the first interactive books to make the leap to the iPad; others have followed. Here’s one from Vincent Godeau.
A collection of highly visual biographies that look at the lives and times of fine artists and how their masterful works were created and came to achieve public recognition.
Historical fiction may not be every teen’s idea of a gripping read, but these titles are bound to immerse readers—and may even please educators, too.
Tim Wadham shares resources for finding award-winning international titles to add to Spanish-language collections.
Looking for more award-winning titles to add to your Spanish-language collections and to include more Latin@-focused acclaimed kid lit? Here are other book prizes that are given in Spain, Latin America, and in the U.S. that can help fulfill that need.
Starring kids who passionately craft, construct, concoct, and dream big, these enchanting picture books celebrate creativity and innovation.
SLJ‘s reviewer describes this app as “…a seamless narrative experience…rich with interpretive possibility.”
On Saturday, September 24, 2016, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will open its doors.
Students in the age of digital screens often face significant reading challenges. A library’s large print collection can be instrumental in helping them change their habits for the better.
Vetted websites and apps to help children understand the election process, stay up-to-date on kid-relevant issues, and even participate in their own mock vote.
With freshly envisioned settings, revved-up story lines, reconfigured characters, and timeless themes, these new YA retellings of well-known works are well worth adding to your shelves.
With Halloween right around the corner, Sarah Hill compiles a list of compelling titles that are grim and gritty, covering everything from an out-of-control infectious disease, a no-holds-barred look at the science of war, and the return of Typhoid Mary.
In his most recent book, the three-time Coretta Scott King award winner imagines the lives and dreams of 11 enslaved men and women, who, in the summer of 1828, were offered for sale.
These thoroughly researched and visually appealing new nonfiction titles are sure to reel in older readers right from the get-go.
For educators looking for a multimedia approach to teaching about censorship as Banned Books Week nears, Westport Independent may be just the platform.