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March 30, 2016

Authors Use Awards to Advocate for Diversity in Children's Books

Recent award-winning young adult and children's authors are using their influence to push for more diversity in the youth publishing industry.

September 08, 2014

Global Education Prominent at the National Book Festival

BookMarks listens to The Smartest Kids in the World author Amanda Ripley speak at the National Book Festival.

September 16, 2013

Judy Blume to Receive NCTE Awards

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

Seamus Heaney, Poet and Educator, Dies at 74

Readers across the world mourn the loss of Irish literary giant and 1995 Nobel Prize recipient Seamus Heaney.

July 11, 2013

Discussing Politics Through Young-Adult Fiction

Guest blogger Ariel Mond suggests Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher as a useful title for introducing political debate to the classroom.

June 13, 2013

Happy 85th, Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak would have turned 85 this week, and the date was celebrated online.

April 04, 2013

Gifted Students Write Stories to Save Their School

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 and John Knowles' A Separate Peace

Gore Vidal, the well known writer, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

July 31, 2012

J.K. Rowling to Chat With Students

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

Eight Things We Love About Donald Sobol, the author of the Encyclopedia Brown series.

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