Natalie Babbitt, who died on October 31, 2016, was best known for her timeless fantasy, Tuck Everlasting (1975). The story of a family who has drunk from the spring of eternal life and the 10-year-old girl who discovers them, the novel grapples with the kinds of thought-provoking issues that were just starting to be found […]
Author Archive: Ilene Cooper
Ilene Cooper spends most of her day looking at, assigning, and reviewing (some) of the 7,000 children's books that are published each year in her role as contributing editor at Booklist. Follow her on Twitter at @Booklist_Ilene.
With the 2016 election only a year off, the current Democrat frontrunners are Hillary, Hillary, and Hillary—at least in the number of children’s books about her. Over the summer, a reporter e-mailed to ask about Hillary Clinton books aimed at kids for an article she was writing. I replied that almost all of the titles […]