October 24, 2016

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Island of Misfit Boys (and Girls) | “Miss Peregrine” Movie Review


At first glance, the pairing of Ransom Riggs’s macabre 2011 coming-of-age novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and director Tim Burton would seem like a match made in movieland heaven.

Celebrating the Peculiar: Program Ideas in Advance of “Miss Peregrine” Film


Not sure what to do to celebrate the arrival of the Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children film adaption? “Teen Librarian Toolbox” blogger Heather Booth has some suggestions!

Page to Screen: Rowling Returns and “Children” Cut Loose

Eva Green as Miss Peregrine (Photo: Leah Gallo)

In two high-profile releases, J.K. Rowling pens her first screenplay and director Tim Burton meets his match, Ransom Riggs’s Miss Peregrine.

Summer 2016 Graphic Novel Roundup: From Agatha Christie to “Star Trek”—and Beyond


“Good Comics 4 Kids” blogger Brigid Alverson highlights upcoming graphic novels and manga titles that will keep teens reading during the summer months.

Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs | SLJ Review


SLJ reviews the latest installment in Ransom Riggs’s YA crossover series, “Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children.”

Horror in YA Lit is a Staple, Not a Trend


Though R. L. Stine and Christopher Pike may be our quickest associations with teen screams, horror encompasses a wide array of books. Teen librarian and blogger Kelly Jensen highlights the latest titles in teen fiction that are bound to give readers nightmares.

This article was published in School Library Journal's September 2013 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.