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Books on Film: Mo Willems on TODAY

Mo Willems stopped by the TODAY show recently to talk about his upcoming live-action special, premiering today (September 17) on HBO.

2020 National Book Award Longlist Announced!

The National Book Awards have released their longlist in the only category that matters: Young People’s Literature. As usual, it’s a YA-heavy list, but there are a couple middle graders thrown in there. Let’s have a look . . .

Books on Film: Jacqueline Woodson on CBS This Morning

Jacqueline Woodson recently appeared on CBS This Morning.

Kickstarting an Independent Publisher

I have favorite publishers. And one of them is Enchanted Lion. Enchanted Lion books (and their excellent reissues) are consistently the most unique and daring stuff out there. They make the world of children’s literature more interesting and beautiful. ELB is a small independent publisher, and, due to the pandemic, economic times are tough right […]

Calling All Judges! Calling All Judges!

The Cybils Awards want YOU!

Exclusive Book Trailer Premiere: FLY ON THE WALL by Remy Lai

A book trailer premiere for FLY ON THE WALL, by Remy Lai

Book Buzz: Buzzy Buzzing 2021 Buzz

Some books to look forward to in 2021.

Exclusive Booke Trailere Premiere: Agent Moose

A first look at the trailer for Agent Moose, by Mo O’Hara and Jess Bradley

Watch the Trailer for The One and Only Ivan

The trailer for the film version of The One and Only Ivan was released today. Let’s watch:

Books on Film: A Book Domino World Record

The struggle for book domino dominance is real.

In Case You Missed It: Watch the Newbery-Caldecott-Legacy Banquet

The Newbery-Caldecott-Legacy Banquet is now available for your viewing pleasure.

Books on Film: Behind the Picture Book Scenes with Jordan Scott and Sydney Smith

Jordan Scott and Sydney Smith discuss their upcoming book, I TALK LIKE A RIVER.

Book Buzz: Picture Book Previews

Sharing my favorite picture book previews.

Books on Film: SHOW US YOUR BOOKS is Your New Zoom Anthem

One thing’s for sure – people’s home book collections have never received more attention than they have in the last few months. Blame it on the Zoom!

Please Accept Your (Virtual) Newbery

I was happy to learn that there will be some (virtual) pomp and circumstance for the 2020 ALA award winners after all.