Author Matt de la Peña asked, ‘Where’s the African-American Harry Potter or the Mexican Katniss?’ in an opening a debate about the lack of diversity in YA fiction.
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This week’s #EtherIssue discussion will look at author Jonathan Emmett’s finding about boys’ reading and the gender balance in the industry.
Jeff Baron has penned a series of novels for kids that teaches the ins-and-outs of the Hollywood pitch. He talks to us about this rather curious and fun project.
Are boys are being deterred from reading because the gatekeepers to children’s literature are mostly women, asks an author for The Times of London.
The ongoing Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival has become a major attraction for families and young readers in the region, and publishers are taking notice.
At the Observer, writers Tom Lamont and Robert Muchamore sat down to discuss a very important topic: Should celebrities stop writing children’s books?
A number of Flemish children’s book publishers have launched cooperations with other creative media industries to create apps, games and storytelling experiences.
An introduction to one of the most interesting books to come out about World War I, a book that is aimed at making the trauma accessible to a YA audience.
With a digital category added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair acknowledged the increasing influence of digital publishing.
BiblioNasium, the literary social network for kids, has announced the launch of advanced book review features.