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  • 2014 NBA Young People's Literature Longlist Announced

    The National Book Foundation has announced the 2014 National Book Award longlist for Young People’s Literature.

  • Children's Books in China: A Q&A with Xiaoyan Huang

    Xiaoyan Huang is editorial specialist for children's books at, China's leading online shopping service provider, and the country's top online children's bookseller.

  • Bookseller Profile: Hannah Moushabeck at Odyssey Bookshop

    Hannah Moushabeck, age 25, is the children's department director at Odyssey Bookshop, a children's book editor for Interlink Publishing Group, and co-chair of the New England Children's Booksellers Advisory Council.

  • In Brief: September 11

    This week, a celebrity endorses reading; two YA authors share a laugh; a debut author has an exciting day; and Palacio’s 'Precepts’ are warmly welcomed.

  • HelioTot: Books to Sing About

    Heliotrope Books, a New York City book packager, is launching a children's imprint this season, HelioTot, with the print and digital release of 'A Song for the Birds' by Leah Wells, illustrated by Naomi Rosenblatt.

  • A Strong Summer for Kids' and YA Books in Bookstores

    Movies, movies, and more movies were the key to book sales for teens and younger readers this summer.

  • Rick Richter Joins Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Agency

    Longtime children's publishing executive and digital entrepreneur Rick Richter has joined the staff of Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Literary and Entertainment Agency as a literary agent based in its Boston offices.

  • National Book Festival in Photos

    The 14th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival drew an estimated crowd of 150,000 book-lovers, including hordes of children's and YA book fans.

  • S&S Embraces 'Hug a Book Week'

    Simon & Schuster and author-illustrator Scott Campbell are kicking off Hug a Book Week, running from September 6 through 14, in celebration of Campbell's 'Hug Machine.'

  • Authors and Teens Connect at Decatur Book Festival 2014

    The ninth annual Decatur Book Festival drew roughly 90,000 attendees and featured 19 stages, 326 different events, and over 600 authors.

  • In Brief: September 4

    This week, kids channel their inner monsters during an author's visit; an athlete-turned-author meets with young reporters; and readers adopt historical personas at a book launch.

  • Amazon Unveils KDP Kids

    In a move designed to attract and support children’s book authors and self-publishers, Amazon has launched KDP Kids, a children's-focused illustrated and chapter book category in the Kindle Store.

  • Nielsen to Hold New Children's Book Summit

    The Nielsen Children’s Book Summit will be held on December 12 at the McGraw-Hill Auditorium in New York City.

  • Frances Foster Memorial Service Announced

    A public memorial service celebrating children’s book publisher Frances Foster, who died on June 8, will be held September 17 at 1 p.m., at the New School Auditorium, 66 W. 12th St., in New York City.

  • New Lease for Bank Street

    The preeminent New York City children's bookstore will move to a smaller location in February 2015.

  • In Brief: August 28

    This week, a farmers' market comes alive in a bookstore, an author visits the islands that inspired his novel; and middle-grade authors talk books and play trivia.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: August 28, 2014

    This week in children's apps, we feature a Little Critter app and a Dr. Seuss Learning Library collection, both well suited for heading back to school.

  • Children's Job Moves: August 2014

    New job announcements in children's publishing for August 2014.

  • Paper Lantern Lit Launches Digital Imprint

    The Studio is a new digital imprint of Paper Lantern Lit, the boutique literary development company cofounded by author Lauren Oliver and editor Lexa Hillyer.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Ann M. Martin, Laura Godwin, and Brett Helquist
Ann M. Martin, Laura Godwin, and Brett Helquist talk about bringing the Doll People back for a fourth adventure in ‘The Doll People Set Sail.’
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