In two high-profile releases, J.K. Rowling pens her first screenplay and director Tim Burton meets his match, Ransom Riggs’s Miss Peregrine.
Happy Monday to you! You want the goods? I’ve got the goods. Or, at the very least, a smattering of interesting ephemera. Let’s do this thing. First and foremost, you may have noticed the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards were announced. The BGHB Awards are some of the strangest in the biz since they encompass […]
Censorship expert Pat Scales offers guidance on helping competitive readers find their own thing, balancing the responsibility to protect privacy, and orienting new teachers to the role of the library.
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Located in Plainville, MA, Jeff Kinney’s An Unlikely Event is more than just a bookstore—it’s “a vehicle to bring the community together,” says the “Wimpy Kid” author.
Don’t be afraid to enter the discussion about intellectual freedom, and be firm when stating your opinion.
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Every year, comics retailer Brian Hibbs writes a lengthy and informative article on graphic novel sales, based on BookScan figures for the entire year. He posted this year’s column last week, and while he makes a lot of good points, I want to pick out the one that’s most relevant to this blog: The top […]
Abrams has revealed the cover of the latest Wimpy Kid book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck. It’s going to be a sort of electric green. Hit the link to see a very short trailer and download your own Wimpy Kid computer wallpaper. This is the eighth book in the series, for those who […]
Monday, November 12, 2012– 1:00 PM ET Join Jeff Kinney live as he talks about the latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, The Third Wheel. A Valentine’s Day dance at Greg’s middle school has turned his world upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he’s worried he’ll be left out in the cold on the big night. His best friend, Rowley, doesn’t have any prospects either, but that’s a small consolation. Jeff Kinney will also answer your questions live, and discuss the origins of Wimpy Kid as well as its future! This archive is no longer available
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 – 10:00 AM ET Sign up now! Space is limited. We encourage you to set up an assembly so all of your kids, parents and teachers can watch. Brought to you by ABRAMS The Art of Books Since 1949, Bank Street College of Education, and School Library Journal. This archive is no longer available