Kid + Young Adult

YA Wednesday: Ransom Riggs Asks, What If?

There is the saying, a picture is worth a thousand words, but in the case of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series it is the symbiotic relationship between photographs and words that makes reading all three books so special. In this exclusive, Ransom Riggs tells us how it all began...

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YA Book Club: Blackmail, Baba Yaga, or Bullets?

Help us decide which of these three very different novels our book club should read in October...

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Marveling at Brian Selznick

Brian Selznick is kind of a genius in my eyes and when he told me that the illustrations for his just released book, "The Marvels"...

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Longlist: National Book Award for Young People's Literature

The longlist of books vying for the 2015 National Book Award for Young People's Literature has been announced...

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Star Wars Force Friday: Best Books Roundup

Star Wars fans, take note: September 4 saw the launch of several new and exciting books that will take readers young and old on a journey to the famous galaxy far, far away. Here's a roundup of what books to pick up now as well as what's coming up.

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YA Wednesday: Best Books of September

Reading for September was both a bonanza of goodness and a little like choosing sides in kickball--you want all your friends on your team but you only get a certain number of players. So here are my six YA besties for this month...

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Can't Quite Say Goodbye...A Conversation with Rebecca Stead

Seventh grade. Have you ever met anyone who would voluntarily return to that time in their life? No thank you. Yet this tumultuous time is the setting for "Goodbye Stranger," Rebecca Stead's latest novel and one of my favorite reads this year so I asked her, why go there?...

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YA Book Club: John Green Answers Your Questions

John Green's "Paper Towns" is our book club read for August and he answered some questions from our readers. See what he has to say about his characters, Walt Whitman, and more, and vote for the September YA book club pick at the same time...

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Fall Reading Preview

Fall Reading Preview

For those of you clinging to the last vestiges of summer, the headline of this post might sting a little bit. The good news is...

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The Crayons Are Back...

Have you ever found crayons buried in between the couch cushions or covered in dog hair under a bed? The crayons who've been left behind have something to say about it in this follow-up to "The Day the Crayons Quit"...

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