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Episode #128: Augmented Reality Apps and Children's Books

Katie Davis | Posted 04.01.2013 | Books
Katie Davis

Show Notes In the show you'll hear 12x12 membership(it's closing soon!) Just Write for Kids Picture Book Course Children's Book Hub Children's...

'This Is Not My Hat' Wins Major Award

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 03.30.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — Katherine Applegate's "The One and Only Ivan" won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding book of 2012, while Jon Klassen's "This ...

Newbery, Caldecott Winners Announced

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 03.24.2012 | Books

NEW YORK — This year's winners of the top prizes in children's literature were honored for stories of resilience over the most everyday troubles...

Brian Selznick's Wonderstruck

Monica Edinger | Posted 11.13.2011 | Books
Monica Edinger

Set in different time periods, these tales of a mysterious girl and an unhappy boy twist and twirl around each other in nature, in museums, in New York City, finally coming together in a dramatic, moving, and satisfying ending.

The Oscars of Children's Literature

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Monica Edinger

Giving children's book awards even a smidgen of the attention the Oscars get sends a message that our children matter.

Did Snooki Bump Children's Book Award Winners From the Today Show?

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Monica Edinger

On Monday, two of the most prestigious awards in children's literature were announced. Clare Vanderpool won the Newbery for Moon Over Manifest and Er...

What's A Bigger Innovation Than eBooks?

Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sammy Perlmutter

eReaders, don't approach the level of invention or edification that the wordless book does. Are eBooks changing the way we read stories, or are they merely changing the way we receive them?

Newbery, Caldecott Award Winners Announced

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

With its complex structure, evocation of time travel and resonant 1970s New York setting, "When You Reach Me," a novel of mystery and friendship, won ...