Thursday, June 12, 2014

Book Deals, New Releases, YA Influence in the Real World, and More

Take a look at the recent YA Roundup from The roundup covers everything from recent book deals to YA in the news to recent releases and beyond.

The YA Roundup: The YA Shame

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

First Books Committed to Diversity

First Books, a non-profit dedicated to increasing the availability of affordable books for low income families, is expanding its Stories for All Project aimed at encouraging publishing houses to seek out and publish books with more diversity. The organization will purchase 10,000 copies of each book it selects for distribution to children in need from low-income families.

First Book Pledges to Buy Diverse Books

Thursday, May 1, 2014

January Saw Strong Children's and YA Sales

For anyone who thought the love for Children's and YA books were waning, book sales say otherwise. Children's and Young Adult sales showed double digit increases in January 2014 versus January 2013 in both digital and print formats.

Children/YA Segment Has Strong January

Friday, April 18, 2014

ABA Award Winners Announced

The ABA announced this year's Indie Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners, and some very familiar faces are on the list. Congrats to the winners!

ABA Announces 2014 Indie Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Banned Books

What popular book was recently banned by a school board? What popular YA book had its rights acquired for being made into a movie? What books received Aurelis Awards this week? Find out all this and more at's YA Roundup:

The YA Roundup: Sherman Alexie’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

E-Books vs. Print Books

Want to know what format young readers prefer? Here's some information on how e-book and print sales did this year:

Children’s Books: A Shifting Market