Some Kidlit Debuts To Keep An Eye Out For in 2023

Column by Karis Rogerson
A collection of 18 exciting kidlit debuts for 2023!

Turning My Sons into Readers

Column by Jay Wilburn
Turning children into lifelong readers can be challenging. As a father, an author, and a former teacher, Jay Wilburn discusses how he approached this task with his sons.

The Value of Stories Without Romance

Column by Karis Rogerson April 20, 2022
Just like life, a story doesn't require romance to be fulfilling.
"The Circus of Stolen Dreams" by Lorelei Savaryn

"The Circus of Stolen Dreams" by Lorelei Savaryn

Review by Jessica Marie Baumgartner September 1, 2020
Sometimes an escape becomes the trap.

10 Wintery Yule Books for the Solstice

Column by Jessica Marie Baumgartner
Looking for some Paganish reading material to celebrate the Winter Solstice/Yule? Here are some recommendations.

How To Make The Most of D.E.A.R. This April

Column by Emmanuel Nataf April 10, 2019
To celebrate Beverly Cleary's birthday, “Drop Everything and Read” (or D.E.A.R.) is celebrated annually April 12th. To help you make the most of this day, here is a list of books all ages can enjoy.

Storyville: Young Protagonists—MG vs. YA vs. Adult

Column by Richard Thomas
Some advice for writing young protagonists for Middle Grade, YA, and adult fiction.
Kenneth Branagh to Direct 'Artemis Fowl' Film Adaptation

Kenneth Branagh to Direct 'Artemis Fowl' Film Adaptation

News by Raine Winters September 3, 2015
Because we all need more fairies in our lives.

An Ode to Middle Grade Authors

Column by Raine Winters August 14, 2015
Middle Grade writers everywhere deserve props every now and again, for countless reasons. On behalf of the universe, this article is a 'thank you' for writing the books that inspired our childhoods.

Six Novels On the Transgender Experience

Column by Riki Cleveland
Never before has it been more important to have quality young adult novels depicting LGBTQ characters in the hands of readers. Here are six unique novels that feature a transgendered protagonist.
‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ Teaser Trailer Released

Fanmade ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ Teaser Trailer Released

News by Raine Winters July 6, 2015
Let’s hope this Netflix show is anything BUT unfortunate!

Faded Pages: Bridge to Terabithia

Column by Emma McMorran Clark May 30, 2014
Can an adult cross the rickety bridge into Terabithia? I did, and so should you.

Faded Pages: Where the Red Fern Grows

Column by Emma McMorran Clark April 28, 2014
Over 20 years ago I read a book that convinced me I needed a pair of hounds. Now that I'm older and presumably wiser, I picked it back up to see what else I could learn.

Ask The Agent: Marketing to a Middle Grade Audience, Having Multiple Agents and More

Column by Bree Ogden March 18, 2013
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent I’ll explore and dissect a few of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder