Kid + Young Adult

Sneak Peek: An Excerpt from Rick Riordan's "The Ship of the Dead"

Is it here yet? Not quite... Rick Riordan's latest, The Ship of the Dead releases on October 3rd, but you can get a glimpse at what's in store with this bite-size chapter excerpt...

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Katherine Rundell

Talking to Katherine Rundell about "The Explorer," her thrilling new novel for young readers

Rundell, a scholar and adventurer, believes that "meeting fear head-on is what galvanizes the human heart into great things."

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Best Kids' Books of September

This month our editors' picks lists are a little longer than usual because there are so many amazing children's books coming out that we had to include a few more... Here's a peek at our favorites this month for every age.

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Girl Power: One Piece of Code at a Time.

Reshma Saujani talks about what inspired her to start an organization and the new book Girls Who Code, with the goal of bringing girls into the tech world in a way we've never seen before...

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Bruce Handy

A “Vanity Fair” Writer Turns His Attention to Books for the Younger Set

You can learn a lot from Wild Things, but like Mary Poppins’s spoonful of sugar, it goes down very easily indeed.

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Children's Books for Back to School

Beat first day jitters with a handful of fun school stories for little ones starting school for the first time, or older kids facing the challenges of a new school year.

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An Excerpt of "The X-Files"...for Kids

What would future FBI agents Scully and Mulder have been up to as kids? Investigating the existence of aliens, of course.

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Evermore! New Life for Gothic Tales.

Gareth Hinds’s richly illustrated versions of canonical stories and poems by Edgar Allen Poe restore wonder and excitement to works young readers usually only encounter in school.

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Baby Shower Summer...

It's that time of year--babies and baby showers all summer long. Books really do make the best gifts for little ones and parents, and here are a handful of new favorites to give.

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Diaries and Misadventures: Talking to Rachel Renée Russell

The best-selling author of Dork Diaries talks about the comments from fans that led her to write the Max Crumbly series, and what she hopes kids will come away with after reading and laughing their way through her books.

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