Tag: youth fiction

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Book Trailer Thursday: HELLO HELLO

From New York Times-bestselling author Brendan Wenzel, known best his for Caldecott Honor book They All Saw a Cat, comes a new, engaging romp through the animal kingdom. Hello Hello (Chronicle), with its minimal, rhyming text and warmly illustrated characters, gentle introduces young readers to wildlife conservation. Wenzel’s playful text and endearing illustrations of over […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: WISHTREE

Award-winning children’s author Katherine Applegate is back with a new and timely installment. For many years, Red–a wise, old oak tree–has stood tall over her neighborhood. Every May, an Irish tradition prompts the neighborhood to tie wishes and dreams to Red’s hanging branches. Those who have participated have always been thoughtful to each other and […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: THE LOST RAINFOREST

In The Lost Rainforest: Mez’s Magic (HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen), Eliot Schrefer builds a world where night and day are completely and utterly divided. Animals in the rainforest who prowl during the night remain magically asleep during the day, while those who walk in the sun sleep forever at night—except for Mez, a panther born during the […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spring Youth Preview

The Latest Booklist: Spring Youth Preview

The February 15 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 254 new reviews and four new feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or you do subscribe but haven’t […]

Top 20 Youth Novel Covers 2017
By December 5, 2017 1 Comments Read More →

Top 20 Youth Novel Covers 2017

The usual caveats: I am an individual human being with my own tastes, often inscrutable to even myself; I probably saw 80 zillion book covers this year and forgot 70 zillion of them; I didn’t have the time or wherewithal to figure out the artists and designers. Look, I did my best! Enjoy. (I’ve listed […]

2017 National Book Awards Announced

2017 National Book Awards Announced

  Last night, the National Book Foundation announced the winners of this year’s National Book Awards. Jesmyn Ward—one of the three women to take home one of the four awards—won her second NBA after 2011’s Salvage the Bones. To follow are this year’s winners. For a full list of finalists, click here.   Fiction Sing, Unburied, […]