"Joanna Cole had the perfect touch for blending science and story," Scholastic CEO Dick Robinson said in a statement Wednesday.
By Associated Press
"A Long Petal of the Sea," a new historical novel by renowned writer Isabel Allende, draws upon events spanning from the Spanish civil war to the 1973 coup in her native Chile -- and with resonance for the experience of…
By Jeffrey Brown
Paul Rucker is an artist who uses his work to shed light on the truth, creating pieces that explore mass incarceration, police brutality and the continuing legacy of slavery in the United States. His career path was highly influenced by…
In 2018, notable new books often reflected and supplemented conversations around current trends, topics and events. Author Ann Patchett and Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada join Jeffrey Brown to share their favorite books of the year.
Renowned Israeli author Amos Oz has died of cancer at age 79. His novels, essays and short stories made him one of Israel’s most widely read writers, and reportedly, a contender for the Nobel Prize in literature. Throughout his life,…
By PBS NewsHour
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By Sarah Corapi
A previously unearthed manuscript from the beloved children’s book author, titled “What Pet Should I Get?" will be published by Random House on July 28, 2015. Its release will come more than two decades after the passing of Dr.
By Lorna Baldwin
Norman Bridwell, who brought Clifford the Big Red Dog to life in a series of books and later an animated show on PBS, died in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts on Friday. He was 86 years old.
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