Recent award-winning young adult and children's authors are using their influence to push for more diversity in the youth publishing industry.
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September 16, 2013
NCATE announced on Monday that young adult author Judy Blume would receive two literary awards, to be presented at the organization's annual convention in Boston this coming November.
August 30, 2013
Readers across the world mourn the loss of Irish literary giant and 1995 Nobel Prize recipient Seamus Heaney.
July 11, 2013
Guest blogger Ariel Mond suggests Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher as a useful title for introducing political debate to the classroom.
June 13, 2013
Maurice Sendak would have turned 85 this week, and the date was celebrated online.
April 04, 2013
A group of 8th grade students has spent six months creating a book to raise money to find a new site for their school.
August 02, 2012
Gore Vidal, the well known writer, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
July 31, 2012
Scholastic launches a new Harry Potter Reading Club, which will kick off with a webcast with J.K. Rowling.
July 24, 2012
Eight Things We Love About Donald Sobol, the author of the Encyclopedia Brown series.