Children's Books

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Details & Cataloguing<p>Catalogue Note<p>English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age …

Literature

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152<p>Beardsley, Aubrey<p>THE SAVOY. LEONARD SMITHERS, JANUARY--DECEMBER 1896<p><b>Estimate</b><p>800 — …

Literature

J.K. Rowling’s schizophrenic politics

Right-wing politics and the British aristocracy exercise a weird fascination for the Harry Potter author<p>On the face of it, there is nothing complicated about the politics of Harry Potter, who made his first appearance in <i>The Philosopher’s Stone</i> 20 years ago. Like his creator J.K. Rowling, who once …

Harry Potter

How 'Harry Potter' Saved Young Adult Fiction

Authors, publishers and booksellers discuss the remarkable popularity of J.K. Rowling's books.<p>What would the children’s book world look like if “Harry Potter” had never popped into J.K. Rowling’s head, as she’s described it, fully formed? Hypotheticals are never easy, but a “Harry Potter”-less …

Harry Potter

Pura Belprè Celebraciòn

On Sunday afternoon, we celebrated Pura Belprè’s 21st Anniversary. The Pura Belprè ceremony celebrates award-winning Latino writers and illustrators. …

Paulo Coelho

4 children's books with enduring magic and wisdom

When I was 13, I got a job shelving books at the public library in Duluth, Minn., the most stultifying job ever held by anybody on the face of the …

Attention Travelers — Please Remove All Jackets, Shoes, Laptops, Belts…and Books?

Plus Oprah has picked a new novel for her book club and a program to combat book deserts will help out Florida kidsThe start of the week may be slow, …

20 children’s books that stand the test of time

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>For many, our earliest or perhaps most stubbornly lodged memories are those in which we are reading books with our parents.<p>Before bedtime, …

Kids

Learning Disabilities:Learning Disabilities

Many applaud the involvement of students with learning disabilities in high-stakes testing as the logical outgrowth of the inclusion movement that …

Education

JetBlue and Random House Reprise Soar with Reading

This year’s initiative will bring 100,000 free books to children in need in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Books

Q&A: Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and Why Children’s Books Need Feminism

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director, respectively, of Timbuku Labs in San Francisco, are redefining …

Women's News

Room to Read Accelerator Brings 500,000 Arabic Children’s Books to Jordanian Students & Syrian Refugees by Global Citizen on Global Citizen

By Room to Read<p>In his most recent interview with Charlie Rose, Room to Read founder, John Wood, discussed our Accelerator Program and its plan to …

Refugees

How the ‘Harry Potter effect’ changed the face of children’s publishing

“Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.”So goes the wisdom of Albus Dumbledore, one of the many characters …

Harry Potter

Things We Saw Today: Horror Master Stephen King Loves the Women of TNT’s Claws

I am an official fan of CLAWS, on TNT. Those nail salon ladies kick major ass, and some of the nail jobs are insane.<p>— Stephen King (@StephenKing) …

Serena Williams

Libraries Are Not Neutral Spaces — #alaac17 - ALSC Blog

I know that, to some, “social justice” is a scary word. A radical word. So, I was heartened to see how many people showed up early Sunday morning to …

Libraries

Hogwarts, horcruxes and hippogriffs: Harry Potter turns 20

LONDON: Harry Potter turns 20 on Monday (Jun 25) when muggle readers in gowns and glasses from Indonesia to Uruguay will celebrate the birth of a …

Harry Potter

It's Banquet Night at #alaac17 - ALSC Blog

The excitement is building!<p>Following signs cheerfully held by members of the hard-working Local Arrangements Committee, hundreds and hundreds of …

Millennials are the public library system’s biggest customers

Welcome to the weekly Vox book link roundup, a curated selection of the best online writing about books and related topics. Here’s the best the internet has to offer for the week of June 18, 2017.<p>Have you read Zadie Smith’s essay in Harper’s on <i>Get Out</i>, <i>Open Casket</i>, and the question of who owns black …

Libraries

Vending machines to give 100,000 free books to Florida kids

Children in South Florida will soon be able to get free books from vending machines.<p>Thanks to a new reading program, four vending machines will be …

Think for yourself! Media literacy every day

Print<p>So you’ve been teaching the information skills curriculum for a decade now, and you know the difference between Big 6 and Super 3. You assign …

Media Literacy

Peek Inside Thousands of Soviet Children's Books From Princeton University

Thousands of rarely seen Soviet children’s books are now available online. Playing Soviet: The Visual Languages of Early Soviet Children’s Books …

Shopping

Link About It: Ayahuasca Quests in the Peruvian Jungle

Author Wells Tower delivers a compelling and honest recounting of his ayahuasca experience in Iquitos, Peru. Beginning with an understanding that ayahuasca “ceremonies” have cropped up all over the world but the truly adventurous head to its home in the Amazon jungles around Iquitos, Tower settles …

Peru

How Chris Coleman Is Rewriting The Book On Children's Books | International Business Times

Walk into a bookstore, head into the children’s section and glance around. Chances are there aren’t many girls with brown skin on the covers. This …

Tour a Midcentury Modern Maine Home

photography by Erin Little<p>When you think of Maine homes, quintessential New England abodes spring to mind: white clapboard cottages with rosa rugosa …

Houses

Malcolm Mitchell signs deal with Scholastic to write more children's books

It looks like Malcolm Mitchell will be writing more children's books.<p>According to the Associated Press, Mitchell has signed a three-book deal with …

New England

Malcolm Mitchell lands three-book deal with Scholastic

Photo courtesy of Read With Malcolm<b>Malcolm Mitchell</b> has himself a new contract -- but probably not the kind you're thinking. Scholastic, a children's …

New England

Fall 2017 Announcements: Essays & Literary Criticism

The author’s process is the keynote here. The season’s books discuss writing tools such as dream diaries, reading lists, and the painstaking process …

Books

10 Sexy Celebrity Men Reading Children’s Books

Three years ago I compiled a list of videos of sexy celebrities reading children’s books. Here are ten more sexy celebrities reading children’s …

Books

The New Talent and Professional prizewinners of the 2017 World Illustration Awards are breathtaking

We love a good illustration, and I’m sure you do too. Every year the Association of Illustrators bring together their World Illustration Awards, and …

Illustration

AllWithBooks Funds Book Exchange on Kickstarter

AllWithBooks, a social enterprise that creates children’s books for and about communities in need, has launched a campaign to build a library in …