Kid + Young Adult
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The Story of "Here We Are" with Oliver Jeffers

Celebrated picture book artist and author Oliver Jeffers talks about writing his latest book for his young son and allows us inside his studio during the process.

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The Best Kids' Books of 2017

What a year it's been--so many great books! Not to add to the "to be read" pile, but...here's our picks for the best books for kids this year.

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Amazon's Best Books of November

You'll notice that some of our "best books of November" went on sale in late October. Sometimes there are so many great releases in a given month that we have to bump a few favorites to the following month. That's what happened with the books you see here, starting with...

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All's Faire with Victoria Jamieson

She won readers' hearts--and got more than one young lady on skates--with her book Roller Girl, and now Victoria Jamieson is taking us to the fair. The Renaissance Faire, that is.

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2017 Kirkus Prize Winners Announced

Kirkus names its picks for the best fiction, nonfiction, and young readers' books among those that gained starred Kirkus reviews this year.

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A Different Way of Looking at History

"All the skills you might want your child to learn can be taught through what they’re interested in. Curiosity should be at the heart of how we reform our education in the future," says Christopher Lloyd, whose "Wallbooks" might change how you view history.

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YA Wednesday: Marie Lu Lightens Up in "Warcross"

Marie Lu gives us an exclusive look at writing her latest novel and going in a different direction.

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On "Wonderstruck" the Film with Author Brian Selznick

Six years after the book released, Brian Selznick's novel Wonderstruck is being widely praised in film form. We talked about the film, writing the screenplay, and what else he's up to these days...

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"You Can't Be What You Can't See": A Conversation with Jason Reynolds

Talking with Jason Reynolds about his books, what drives him as an author, and taking his mom to the National Book Awards last year.

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Celebrating a Beloved Bunny

The blue-jacketed-bunny book was first published this month in 1902. Beatrix Potter's biographer tells us a little more about the great writer, illustrator and conservationist -- and which of Potter's stories was the most autobiographical.

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