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  • Young People's Literature at the 2014 National Book Awards: A Photo Essay

    On November 19, five children's and YA authors headed to Cipriani Wall Street for the 65th National Book Awards. Our photographer caught up with the authors (and their editors) who were nominated in the Young People's Literature category, and also captured the winner.

  • Shanghai Children’s Book Fair: Bigger, Better, Busier

    The three-day event runs from November 20 to 22 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Centre.

  • A Good Night for Children's Books at the 2014 National Book Awards

    This year's National Book Awards were a source of many celebrations for the children's book world on Wednesday night at Cipriani Wall Street.

  • Penguin Redesigns Mad Libs App, Introduces First Co-branded Versions

    Penguin Young Readers teamed up with digital developer Kettle for a redesign of its popular free Mad Libs app.

  • RoadsideYA Tour in Photos

    YA authors Julie Murphy, Katie Cotugno, Tessa Gratton, Bethany Hagen, and Natalie C. Parker ventured on a joint road trip book tour from October 22 – November 5 covering 3,600 miles and nine book events.

  • In Brief: November 20

    A life-size picture book character drops in for the opening of her exhibit; an author (wearing his illustrator's hat) shares the stage with young collaborators; a seasoned author shares tales from his "sweet" book tour; friends gather to celebrate an author's debut; and Chanukah comes early to a California bookstore.

  • Handler Apologizes, Makes Donation for Woodson Remarks

    National Book Awards host Daniel Handler used Twitter to issue an apology for remarks he made about Jacqueline Woodson, who won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature award for her YA novel "Brown Girl Dreaming."

  • Neil Gaiman, Daniel Handler, and the Great Book Giveaway

    Bright and early on the morning of the announcement of the 2014 National Book Awards, Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler were at Manhattan's Washington Square Park to see who could give away more books.

  • What Kids Are Reading: A Renaissance Learning Report

    In its latest report about reading, for the 2013-14 school year, Renaissance Learning looked at book-reading records for more than 9.8 million students, who read more than 330 million books.

  • Some Celebration! A Tribute to the Works of E.B. White

    A multigenerational audience packed the sold-out Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, for a November 16 event to honor the life and works of author E.B. White.

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