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Over-testing kids is not the answer: Here’s how we really spark curiosity

Salon.com – 2015-03-14

Too often we squelch curiosity in favor of tests, compliance and discipline. Education doesn't have to be that way

Why Reading Translated Kids’ Books Makes a Difference

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-03-19

'Writing translated from other languages makes you see things differently,' says UK translator Daniel Hahn who will mine the Bologna Book Fair for gems. The post Why Reading Translated Kids’...

Don't ban Tintin, use him to educate kids about stereotypes, book lovers say

CBC – 2015-03-21

Tintin in America is having a rough week in Canada. Some people want the controversial text, riddled with native stereotypes, off bookstore shelves. But that misses the point of the benefits of these...

Augsburg Fortress to Launch Kids' Imprint

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-25

The publishing arm of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America is launching a children's imprint for the general trade.

We’re educating our kids all wrong: The progressive argument against standardized-test mania

Salon.com – 2015-03-28

Backlash against overtesting, "accountability" and Common Core is right on. Here's how we empower teachers and kids

Army Veteran Writes Children's Book To Explain PTSD To Younger Kids

The Huffington Post – 2015-04-03

Mental health disorders can be so complex that many adults can't comprehend them. So, how exactly do you explain them to children? Army veteran Seth Kastle encountered this problem with his own...

New Kids' Book Festival for Boston

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-07

The Boston Book Festival is expanding with a free, day-long festival just for kids, Hubbub: Creative Commotion for Kids, at the close of the school year.

K.A. Holt On Writing Poems For Kids, And Why Gender-Related Reading Habits Are A Myth

The Huffington Post – 2015-04-15

K.A. Holt's poems have energy; to read one of her books is to go on an adventure. Which is why it's great that she's currently so focused on penning poetry for kids and young adults -- she takes the...

Hyde Park for kids

The Bookseller – 2015-04-17

Hyde Park Editions is launching a new series of children’s books, The Hyde Park Squirrels, written by its m.d. Nick Croydon and illustrated by Petra Brown.  The books are about two squirrels:...

We’re teaching our kids wrong: Steve Jobs and Bill Gates do not have the answers

Salon.com – 2015-04-18

Our kids worship wealth and celebrities. We've lost track of school's real purpose -- exciting the mind

House of Illustration works with Curved House Kids

The Bookseller – 2015-04-24

House of Illustration is partnering with Curved House Kids, which promotes visual literacy skills among primary school children, to offer families in Islington the chance to publish their own book.

Kids and authors come together to celebrate reading for TD Canadian Children's Book Week

CNW – 2015-04-23

From May 2 to May 9, Canadian children's authors, illustrators and storytellers will embark on a cross-country tour to share stories and captivate the imaginations of children and teens TORONTO,...

The Movement To Teach Kids About The Real Life Women They Should Admire

The Huffington Post – 2015-04-24

In January, a group of five female students at Harvard Business School launched Lil' She & Lil' Me -- a movement to inspire young children by sharing the stories of real life female role models. "We...

Summer fun for kids at Foyles

The Bookseller – 2015-04-28

Foyles is planning a "Summer of Fun" children’s festival, featuring events with favourite characters such as Alice in Wonderland, Star Wars and Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep. The festival will take...

Obama to announce free e-books for low-income kids

Reuters – 2015-04-30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will go to a public library in one of Washington's poorest neighborhoods on Thursday to talk about a plan to give low-income children access to 10,000...

BEA 2015: Can’t-Miss Kids’ Galleys

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-01

Plan your kids' galley haul with our listing of some of the show's unmissable books.

We’re boring our kids in school: This easy reform will actually help them learn

Salon.com – 2015-05-12

Students have a rich world available to them to develop and train their minds. It's not school -- but it could be

Epic! Adds Macmillan Kids’ E-books

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-21

Epic!, an e-book subscription service for kids, is adding titles from another Big Five publisher to its inventory of 10,000 e-books.

Kids' books 'don't need role models'

BBC – 2015-05-26

Former Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton says children do not want feminist role models in their books.

'Hashtag' crowned kids' 'word of the year'

The Bookseller – 2015-05-28

Oxford University Press has chosen hashtag as its ‘children’s word of the year’ because of its significant use in the 500 Words 2015 competition. The 500 Words competition was launched by...

Why Are Indian Kids So Good at Spelling?

Slate – 2015-05-29

On Thursday night, Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar were declared co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, making this the eighth bee in a row to name an Indian-American victor. In...

BEA 2015: Kids Only on the Uptown Stage

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-29

For the third year running, children’s book creators will take over an author’s stage for an entire day, and devotees of books for young readers will be happy to learn that today is that day.

BEA 2015: At the Kids’ Breakfast Table

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-29

Guests at this morning’s annual Children’s Book and Author Breakfast will be entertained by a quartet of children’s book creators. The lineup is impressive: Nathan Lane, Oliver Jeffers,...

James Patterson launches Hachette US kids' imprint

The Bookseller – 2015-05-30

At Book Expo America in New York today (Friday 29th May), Hachette Book Group c.e.o. Michael Pietsch, Little, Brown publisher Reagan Arthur, and bestselling author James Patterson are announcing the...

BEA 2015: Kids' Comics On the Rise

Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-02

Sales of comics for kids and YA readers continue to grow in the book trade along with the number and variety of kids comics on display from such publishers as Andrew McMeel, Papercutz, Toon Books,...

Amazon launches kids subscription service and tablet

The Bookseller – 2015-06-05

Amazon UK has launched a subscription service for children that includes e-books, educational apps, videos and games. The company has launched the service at the same time as revealing a new Amazon...

How To Talk To Kids About Racism In America -- With A Picture Book

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-09

How do you start a conversation with children on America’s legacy of racial injustice? You tell them the story of an artist who confronted segregation and exposed that legacy. A new picture book,...

32 Enthralling Summer Reading Books For Kids Of All Ages

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-11

Summer break is upon us! Your kids can't wait to hit the pool, hang with friends or escape to camp. You're worried they'll forget how to read -- the dreaded "summer slide" looms in your mind -- so...

ALA 2015: Comics: Not Just for Kids

Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-12

At libraries across the U.S., comics and graphic novel collections have shown strong, well-documented growth among children and teens over the last decade.

The “rage to master”: What it takes for those scary-smart kids to succeed

Salon.com – 2015-06-14

Gladwell's practice theory is only partly right. A host of things must line up for the would-be prodigy to thrive

L.A. kids menus that don't suck: Think burrata flatbread, not pizza

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-18

Your kids deserve more than dry, fried chicken strips and ketchup, a cheeseburger and watery mac 'n' cheese. And in your quest to find a kids menu that doubles as a coloring book, you shouldn't be...

General Mills removing fake colors and flavors from cereals -- will your kids care?

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23

Citing consumer (especially parental) demand, General Mills announced today that it would remove all artificial flavors and colors from its cereal over the next two to three years. But what will...

Ride-hailing apps get kids around town when parents are busy

San Jose Mercury News – 2015-06-24

A ride-hailing service that caters to youngsters is allowing them to book their own rides when mom and dad are too busy to drive.

'Fight Club For Kids' Is Chuck Palahniuk's Next Bestseller

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-24

If you've ever read the book or seen the movie "Fight Club," you've undoubtedly had this thought: "Wow, this would make a great children's book!" ... maybe. In a hilarious new video from Mashable,...

Mayor John Tory and R.A. Dickey keep kids reading throughout the summer with Toronto Public Library's Top Summer Reads for Kids

CNW – 2015-06-27

Book list officially kicks off the TD Summer Reading Club. TORONTO, June 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory joined Toronto Public Library to launch the TD Summer Reading Club to keep kids reading...

How Long It Takes Kids to Read Popular Books

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-06-30

Personal Creations show how long it takes kids to read classic books, from Clifford the Big Red Dog to Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The post How Long It Takes Kids to Read Popular Books...

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