Posted on 10/14/2021 at 11:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Beloved YA author Gary Paulsen passed away yesterday at age eighty-two, according to his publisher. Penguin Random House also said...

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Posted on 09/21/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Meet the new national ambassador for young people’s literature — same as the current one. The Library of Congress announced...

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Posted on 09/15/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The longlist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature came out today. Out of over three hundred submissions,...

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Posted on 09/02/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Alicia Keys is somewhat taking a page from fellow singer Dolly Parton’s book. Instead of releasing an album to accompany...

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Posted on 08/12/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Where has the time gone? The Harry Potter series turns twenty-five next year, and publisher Bloomsbury has already unveiled grand...

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Posted on 08/12/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ll admit it: We’re sharing TIME’s list of the best 100 young-adult books knowing full well how much people will...

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Posted on 07/26/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

School won’t be in session for a few weeks, for most kids, and Banned Books Week isn’t for a few...

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Posted on 07/13/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Remember when dystopia was *the* genre in literature, especially young adult? We know some of you are groaning at the...

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Posted on 06/24/2021 at 02:58 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Take it from an actual reader — when and how authors withhold and reveal information in YA or middle grade...

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Posted on 06/21/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

NPR has interviews with two celebrities on their children’s books to share — one you already knew about and one...

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