A new book argues that greater public support for parents is critical for the brain development of America's kids.
In their latest works, Azar Nafisi, Elena Ferrante, and Anna Quindlen vigorously assert that reading and writing can pull us out of our mess. In their hands, reading and writing are worth celebrating.
Milwaukee-based book influencer Cree Myles curates an account for Penguin Random House dedicated to celebrating Black writers.
A circus performer whose act is called "The Leap For Life" loses his nerve and gets a regular job as an elevator operator. Then a moment comes when The Great Zapfino must finally perform.
Poet Adam Wolfland identifies as neurodivergent and autistic. He says poetry is in his body — he types and moves to communicate and his poetry is multidimensional.
Okupe incorporates African myth and history into his books –- his "YouNeek YouNiverse." Here he weighs in on creating Afrocentric comics for a global audience — and on his new book WindMaker Vol. 1.
Llano County officials said they wanted to remove "pornographic" material from libraries but actually censored books based on political and religious grounds, the library patrons' lawsuit says.
After the Crimea invasion, a backlash against Russian books filled with propaganda led to the growth of Ukraine's own book industry. But Russia's latest attacks and Covid have created major obstacles.
"To engage children's interest in anything you have to be keenly interested in that thing yourself," Margery Williams Bianco wrote in 1925. Her story endures because it connects to so many people.
The 10 winners of this year's Whiting Awards have been announced; the $50,000 prize honors emerging writers, with the hope of allowing them to concentrate full-time on their work.
George O'Connor spent 12 years turning the Greek gods into best-selling graphic novels for kids. They're faithful to the ancient myths - which often include gender fluidity.
The American Library Association says libraries faced the highest number of book challenges since they started tracking in 2000. Maia Kobabe's Gender Queer topped their list of most challenged books.
Colin Kaepernick's kindergarten teacher gave his class an assignment: Draw a picture of your family. When he colored his family yellow and himself brown, it became a pivotal moment for his identity.
The first female secretary of state's legacy lives on — not only in the history she made but also in teachings and reflections. Here are some of the books she leaves for us, and future generations.