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Westboro's Attack On This Kids Book Was No Match For This Community

The Huffington Post – 2016-02-10

A beautiful new children's book brought a community together on Saturday, Feb. 6 after its first public reading became the subject of a protest by the Westboro Baptist Church. Square Zair Pair is a...

It’s not just about reducing screen time: a rethinking of how we view kids

The Washington Post – 2016-02-09

In her book “The Importance of Being Little,” Erika Christakis delivers a strong case for child-centric learning.

This Amazing Children's Book Asks Kids To Question What Is 'Normal'

The Huffington Post – 2016-02-27

An important new children's book is on the market that encourages kids to question and consider the idea of "normal." Normal Norman, by author Tara Lazar and illustrator S.britt, follows an eager...

Pope answers kids' tough questions in first book for children

Yahoo! News – 2016-02-26

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, who has penned weighty encyclicals and decrees, has taken a stab at the simpler side of his job with a book for children to answer such...

A new California bill would let schools expel kids for sexting

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-05

Students could soon get kicked out of school for sexting. A new state Assembly bill, AB 2536, would give schools the right to expel or suspend students for what it calls sexting -- sending nude or...

Latest Hillary Clinton bio for kids highlights successes and failures

Yahoo! News – 2016-03-05

As Hillary Clinton sets her sights on becoming the first female president of the United States, the Democratic front-runner has found herself in another role - the subject of children's books....

A judge thinks 3-year-olds can defend themselves, so immigration lawyers tried it on their own kids

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-13

Can young children represent themselves in immigration court? One federal immigration judge thinks so. Judge Jack Weil is assistant chief immigration judge for the U.S. Department of Justice. Part of...

This New Kids' Book Aims To Teach A Powerful Lesson In Self-Acceptance

The Huffington Post – 2016-03-15

Author Greg McGoon is set to release his third children's book, Traveling the Twisting Troubling Tanglelows' Trail, on Tuesday, and The Huffington Post has an exclusive first look.  The first in...

Germany’s LeYo! Relates Digital Interactivity and Analog Books for Kids

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-03-18

Carlsen's LeYo! books, out since November, merge print and digital reading for young readers by triggering interactive content on digital devices. The post Germany’s LeYo! Relates Digital...

'World of Warcraft' to get a book series aimed at kids

Engadget – 2016-03-31

World of Warcraft has been around for more than a decade, fleshing out the world of Azeroth with new lands, stories and characters. Its subscriber base is slowly shrinking, but the Warcraft brand...

Beverly Cleary on turning 100: Kids today ‘don’t have the freedom’ I had

The Washington Post – 2016-04-03

The beloved author talks about her life, her books and how childhood has changed.

Black and Latino parents want better teachers and harder classes for their kids

Los Angeles Times – 2016-04-10

Headlines and talk shows across the country often feature parents worried about their children's stressful workload or pulling their kids out of new standardized tests. But an umbrella...

Want to Raise Resilient Kids? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This

The Huffington Post – 2016-04-13

Resilience is defined as "the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness."  It's a characteristic of some of the world's most successful people. It's also a...

Bologna 2016: In Digital Hall, Kids' App Developers Talk Discoverability and Other Challenges

Publishers Weekly – 2016-04-12

The new Digital Hall of this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair featured a score of digital service providers, companies offering software solutions, and independent producers.

Kids Comic Con: Celebrating 10 Years of Kids and Comics in the Bronx

Publishers Weekly – 2016-04-26

For ten years, families and kids have flocked to the Bronx for Kids Comic Con to meet creators, take part in workshops, and learn how comics are created.

Amazon expands kids subscription service

The Bookseller – 2016-04-27

Amazon is adding content for children aged nine-12 to its Fire for Kids Unlimited subscription service, including Harry Potter and Dennis the Menace books.

The Elevation Church Kids Release Their Sophomore LP, ‘One In a Million’

Publishers Newswire – 2016-05-05

MUSIC NEWS: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new deal with Elevation Church, which Outreach Magazine named in 2015 the 15th largest church in America. Pastored by Steven...

Taken Out of Context by Jesse Watters, Bill O'Reilly and the Fox News Ministry of Truth -- The False Narrative of Out-of-Control Kids

The Huffington Post – 2016-05-06

When I opened an email from Fox New's Jesse Watters I was wary. Bill O'Reilly's sidekick (not sure what else to call him) said that my book (Students First and Other Lies) had come up on a search...

Junk food billboards, posters and digital ads targeting kids face ban

The Guardian – 2016-05-13

Advertising watchdog launches consultation to limit where adverts which promote products high in fat, salt and sugar to children can be shownIt could be goodbye to McDonald’s billboards, Pepsi...

BEA 2016: It’s Show Time! Kids’ Events on Author Stages: Act II

Publishers Weekly – 2016-05-13

Children’s authors will be front and center on the Uptown Stage today, when back-to-back kids’ programming takes place.

How One Woman Is Helping Black Kids See Themselves In Books

The Huffington Post – 2016-05-19

It seems like Tamara McNeil is on an impossible mission whenever she searches for books about black characters for her son, MJ, who recently turned one. Visiting various bookstores and libraries to...

Hublot fetes Kobe Bryant, hero/villain, watch ambassador and soon-to-be kids' storyteller

Los Angeles Times – 2016-05-21

Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot recently honored retired Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on Wednesday night at a private dinner in an art-filled $22 million Beverly Hills home, an evening that included an...

Epic Success in Kids' E-Book Subscription

Publishers Weekly – 2016-05-19

Children's e-book subscription service Epic, based in Redwood City, Calif., is one company that is bucking the naysaying trends.

Black preschool kids still get suspended much more frequently than white preschool kids

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-07

Schools suspend minority students at much higher rates than their peers, sometimes starting from the beginning -- preschool. The Civil Rights Data Collection, a national survey conducted by the...

What will my kids read this summer? I'm pretending not to care

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-06-11

An unspoken rule of our annual start-of-summer literary field trip is that there will be no fatherly homilies on the 'Importance of Reading.'

Kids’ market climbs in WBD week

The Bookseller – 2016-06-13

World Book Day director Kirsten Grant right has praised this year’s “phenomenal” event, which saw children’s book sales rise by 24.7% in WBD week, despite sales of the £1 WBD titles falling...

Booksellers call for more diverse kids books

The Bookseller – 2016-06-17

Independent booksellers called for more diversity in children’s books at an Inclusive Minds event, because their customers are asking for a greater range of ethnic diversity and family types in...

Michael Ian Black's New Picture Book Explains 'Beasty' Donald Trump To Your Kids

The Huffington Post – 2016-06-19

How do you explain the tricky topic of Donald Trump to your kids? Just read them Michael Ian Black's new book, which aims to break down the bizarre phenomenon that is the presumptive GOP nominee...

Story of Kids Company to Biteback

The Bookseller – 2016-06-23

Biteback is to publish the story of charity Kids Company by its founder Camila Batmanghelidjh.

What Lee Smith can teach us about summer reading for kids

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-06-24

Smith read broadly and avidly as a child, and she seems to remember just about every book that she devoured.

Catching up with Steven Spielberg's movie kids - where are they now?

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-02

Steven Spielberg tells stories with faces. He focuses on eyes wide open to wonder, basking in the light of profound discoveries. The filmmaker's fascination with that most immediate expression of our...

Prestel looks to treble UK sales for kids’ books, despite 'Brexit'

The Bookseller – 2016-07-04

The UK division of a German publisher is pushing ahead with plans to expand its children’s book business, despite the economic uncertainty caused by the UK’s decision last week to leave the...

Hoboken's Little City Books to Add Kids’ Store

Publishers Weekly – 2016-07-07

One year after opening, the New Jersey indie is prepping for expansion by adding a children's bookstore around the corner.

Microsoft uses BBC Micro Bit and virtual reality to prepare autistic kids for jobs

Betanews – 2016-07-09

Autism is a spectrum disorder, meaning not all people that meet the classification have identical behaviors. Some of these folks are very functional, while others may struggle more to socialize,...

Groban Out at HMH Kids

Publishers Weekly – 2016-07-13

After 10 years at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Betsy Groban, senior v-p and publisher of children's books, is leaving the company. A spokesperson for HMH said the house has not yet found a replacement,...

Winnie the Pooh voted favourite kids book character

The Bookseller – 2016-07-16

AA Milne’s Winnie the Pooh has come atop a poll of favourite children’s book characters, commissioned by the Reading Agency.

HCG launches two new kids’ lists

The Bookseller – 2016-07-22

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) is to launch two new imprints in 2017: Pat-a-Cake, which will publish early learning titles for the pre-school market; and Wren & Rook, which will produce...

Nat Geo Kids’ T-Rex chatbot aims to ‘get into the mindset of readers’

Digiday – 2016-07-22

National Geographic Kids is the latest publisher to jump onto Facebook Messenger bot platform, where since April there have been built 11,000 other bots from brands and publishers. Tina the T-Rex...

From the delegates: 'I know that she'll take care of my kids'

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-29

Democratic National Convention Day 4: 'When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit,' Clinton says July 28, 2016, 11:52 p.m. The final day of the Democratic National Convention is over:• In her...

A Definitive Ranking Of Every 'Bailey School Kids' Book Ever Written

The Huffington Post – 2016-08-05

The ‘90s was a great a decade for serialized literature of the young adult variety. Think: “The Baby-Sitters Club,” “Goosebumps,” “The Magic Tree House,”...

Gaiman, Pullman support Cover Kids Books campaign

The Bookseller – 2016-08-06

Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Chris Riddell and Malorie Blackman are amongst more than 500 people who have signed an open letter calling for more children’s book coverage in newspapers.

Isla Fisher interviewed by child about her first kids' book

BBC News – 2016-08-06

Actress Isla Fisher talks to six-year-old Ottilie about writing her first children's book, dressing chickens and her favourite roles.

Kids at sea, many for first time

Los Angeles Times – 2016-08-10

Steve Lopez on what's been saved along the California coast -- and what the bulldozers are still aiming for Aug. 9, 2016, 12:13 p.m. California's 1,100 miles of coastline is a glorious global...

No more than 6 teaspoons of added sugar per day for kids, experts say

CBC – 2016-08-23

Children from the age of two to 18 should eat or drink no more than six teaspoons of added sugars daily, according to recommendations published Monday in an American Health Association journal.

What Ken Burns left out of his new kids’ book about presidents and why

The Washington Post – 2016-08-24

‘Grover Cleveland, Again!’ skirts the full story on Jefferson and Hemings

Former Raven Trevor Pryce to debut kids series 'Kulipari' on Netflix

Baltimore Sun – 2016-08-26

For most athletes, their best years are well behind them by the time the hit the big four-oh. But at 41, former NFL star Trevor Pryce has found a new and what he calls a better life among the frogs...

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