Kid + Young Adult
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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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YA Wednesday: M.T. Anderson's Post-Apocalyptic Favorites

The award-winning author of Feed and The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, M.T. Anderson talks about the novels that make his top five list, including The Three-Body Problem and a lost gem, The Genocides.

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Stop Action Book Trailer: "Chibi Samarai Wants a Pet"

I've seen before-and-after sketches from children's book illustrators, but this is the first time I've seen a stop action book trailer...love it.

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Picture Books to Inspire Artists of Any Age

These female artists demonstrate that vision, accompanied by perseverance, hard work, and independence, can take women where they want to go -- even into the pages of a picture book.

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Five New Picture Books About Women Artists

This season, new picture books about female artists highlight their strength, talent, and perseverance.

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(Not so scary) Books for Little Ghosts, Ghouls, and Narwhals

It was a dark and gloomy night...until Duck & Goose showed up in their Halloween costumes. Here are ten of our favorite new kids' books about pumpkins, trick-or-treating, and the truth about zombies.

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Team Norse or Team Greek? Rick Riordan's Battle of the Gods

Imagine an epic battle between Zeus and Odin, Freya and Aphrodite--who would win in a battle between the Greek and Norse gods? Rick Riordan has some thoughts on the subject...

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Katherine Rundell: Three Books that Made Me a Writer

"I drank in that madcap, bold world... and wanted more. It taught me what it is to be hungry for books."

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