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Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager Writing Children's Picture Book Benefiting National Parks (2015-10-30): Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager are writing a children's book to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Neil Patrick Harris to Publish Middle Grade Series Called The Magic Misfits (2015-10-17): Actor Neil Patrick Harris will publish a middle grade sereis called The Magic Misfits.
Quvenzhane Wallis Inks Four Book Deal With Simon & Schuster (2015-10-08): Quvenzhane Wallis just landed a four book deal with Simon & Schuster. The 12 year old Oscar nominee will write a chapter book series and a picture book based on her life.
Scholastic and Lego Extend Book Deal Through 2019 (2015-10-06): Scholastic and Lego have extended their book publishing deal through 2019. The Lego brands involved include City, Ninjago, Bionicle, Star Wars, Lego DC and more.
Jennifer Weiner Inks Deal For First Children's Book (2015-10-05): Bestselling author Jennifer Weiner just inked a deal to write her first middle grade trilogy. The first book is called The Littlest Bigfoot.
Scholastic Announces Groovy Joe Picture Books (2015-09-29): Scholastic has announced it will publish a picture book series called Groovy Joe starting in Fall 2016.
Scholastic Anounces DC Comics: Secret Hero Society Novels (2015-09-23): Scholastic has announced it will publish three Secret Hero Society novels based on the D Comics Super Hero characters.
Judy Blume Helps Seth Meyers With His Embarrassing Problem (2015-09-19): Bestselling author Judy Blume gives some sage advice to Seth Meyers and his crew, who have lots of embarrassing issues they are worried about.
Adorable Baby Bookworm Sobs When a Book Ends (2015-09-04): 10 month old Emmett Stevers sobs uncontrollably when a book ends. The adorable book lover just wants the book to begin again.
Greg Grunberg and Lucas Turnbloom Announce Dream Jumper Graphic Novel Series (2015-07-18): Greg Grunberg and Lucas Turnbloom are publishing a graphic novel series called Dream Jumper through Scholastic.
Aladdin to Publish New Series by Dork Diaries Author Rachel Renee Russell (2015-06-28): Aladdin has announced plans to publish a new illustrated book series by Rachel Renee Russell, author of the bestelling Dork Diaries series.
R.L. Stine Recommends Some Scary Summer Reading for Kids (2015-06-18): Goosebumps author R.L. Stine tells the story of how a special librarian introduced him to one of his favorite authors. He recommends a scary book for summer reading.
Jimmy Fallon Stars in the Book Trailer for His New Children's Book (2015-06-08): Jimmy Fallon has written a new children's book called Baby's First Word Will Be Dada. Here he stars in the book trailer.
James Patterson Launching Children's Book Imprint at Little, Brown (2015-05-30): James Patterson is launching a new kids book imprint called jimmy patterson at Little, Brown. He will donate all his profits to children's literacy efforts.
Netflix Orders Green Eggs and Ham Animated Series (2015-05-23): Netflix has ordered a Green Eggs and Ham animated series. It will contain 13 episodoes.
Laini Taylor Inks Deal for New Fantasy Trilogy (2015-05-17): Laini Taylor, author of The Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy just signed a three book deal with Little, Brown for a new fantasy series.
DC Comics Launching DC Super Hero Girls Line of Books, Toys and Graphic Novels (2015-04-28): DC Comics is launching DC Super Hero Girls, which features the young versions of female superheroes such as Wonder Woman and Batgirl.
Young Adult Titles to be Focus of 2015 Banned Books Week (2015-04-24): For the 2015 Banned Books Week, young adult titles will be the focus. YA titles are the most challenged and banned of all books.
Books by Sherman Alexie and Toni Morrison Make List of Most Banned Books (2015-04-14): Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye are two of the most banned books of 2014.
J.K. Rowling Leaves Door Open for More Books in Potter Universe (2015-04-11): J.K. Rowling discusses her charity Lumos, and leaves the door open for more books set in the Harry Potter universe.