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April 10, 2016
Author Beverly Cleary turns 100 with wit, candor
As she turns 100, the feisty and witty author Beverly Cleary remembers the Oregon childhood that inspired the likes of ...
April 09, 2016
Zari, new female puppet, joins Afghan Sesame Street
There's a new face on Sesame Street — a sassy, fun 6-year-old Afghan puppet girl called Zari, with purple skin, an orange ...
April 04, 2016
Authors of kid's books seek repeal of North Carolina law
Nearly 270 authors and illustrators of children's books have signed a letter calling on North Carolina to repeal a new law ...
April 01, 2016
Museum invites visitors into colorful world of Eric Carle
Atlanta's High Museum of Art is inviting visitors into a colorful world populated by playful animals and imaginative children
March 29, 2016
In Hollywood's backyard, a push to rectify arts inequities
Miles from the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the red carpet, Steve Shin belts out tunes on a piano scarred with nicks and love ...
March 07, 2016
New autism book urges parents to give kids 'Loving Push'
"The Loving Push" (Future Horizons), by Temple Grandin and Debra Moore In a new book by autism's most famous spokesperson, ...
March 02, 2016
Cam Newton, Rob Gronkowski to headline new Nick series
The Nickelodeon network will introduce series with football stars Cam Newton and Rob Gronkowski and broaden its mix of ...
March 01, 2016
Disney revives 'High School Musical' with open casting call
The Disney Channel is reviving "High School Musical." The channel said Tuesday it's starting a nationwide casting search for ...
February 23, 2016
PBS to launch round-the-clock children's TV, online service
Young insomniacs are in luck: PBS is launching an around-the-clock channel for children this fall. The free, 24-hour channel ...
February 22, 2016
Ack! Picture book on Bill the Cat coming in September
Ack! There's a picture book coming about Bill the Cat. Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, told The ...
February 19, 2016
Harper Lee, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author, has died at 89
Harper Lee, the elusive novelist whose child's-eye view of racial injustice in a small Southern town, "To Kill a ...
February 11, 2016
AP NewsBreak: Slavery book author says she had concerns
The author of a children's book pulled last month because of its smiling depiction of slaves says she herself objected to the ...
February 10, 2016
Author of 'Thirteen Reasons Why' has new novel coming
The author of "Thirteen Reasons Why," the million-selling young adult novel being developed as a Netflix series, has finished ...
February 10, 2016
New Potter play coming out in book form
The new Harry Potter play will become a new Harry Potter book. Scholastic Inc. announced Wednesday that a "script book" of ...
February 09, 2016
Kelly Clarkson has deal for picture book
Kelly Clarkson has written a new song and a bedtime story for kids — her own included. Clarkson's first picture book, "River ...
February 08, 2016
Broadway's 'Tuck Everlasting' hopes for eternal experience
Andrew Keenan-Bolger isn't tapping into his vulnerable side for his next Broadway role. He's trying to be utterly fearless.
January 31, 2016
Decades-long search for "Mr. Wonder" ends with arrest
Neighbors in a well-to-do section of this San Diego suburb knew him as Frank Szeles, a friendly Cub Scouts leader who ...
January 28, 2016
Women, youngsters dominate in rock field at Grammy Awards
For years, men — and legacy acts — have dominated in the rock category at the Grammy Awards, leaving little room for female ...
January 28, 2016
Man denies he is TV host wanted on child sex charges
A former Cub Scout leader who often invited children to his suburban home to swim denied that he is the former host of a ...
January 27, 2016
Children's mystery 'The Lie Tree' wins UK's Costa book prize
"The Lie Tree," a Victorian mystery for young readers, has won Britain's Costa Book of the Year prize — a rare triumph for ...