- Inmates read, record books to stain in touch with their kids Updated: May-26-16 11:48 am
YORK, Pennsylvania - York County Prison inmate Stephanie Schymansky only gets to see her young children every few months.
- New book planned about prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder Updated: May-24-16 10:37 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota State Historical Society is planning a new book about prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder, celebrating the 150th anniversary of her birthday and building on the success of a recent memoir.
- David Mamet, David Yazbek premieres set for Atlantic Co. Updated: May-23-16 3:36 pm
NEW YORK - World premiere works from David Mamet and David Yazbek as well as a musical for kids by the co-composer of "Frozen" are some of the highlights of the Atlantic Theater Company's upcoming season.
- Czech painter, illustrator, cartoonist Adolf Born dies at 85 Updated: May-22-16 12:47 pm
PRAGUE - Adolf Born, a Czech painter, illustrator, cartoonist, caricaturist and author of animated movies for children, has died.
- JK Rowling honored by PEN for literary and humanitarian work Updated: May-17-16 2:19 am
NEW YORK - J.K. Rowling's passion for free expression is so strong it extends to someone she'd otherwise not care to discuss: Donald Trump.
- Ex-children's show host pleads not guilty to rape charges Updated: May-16-16 8:11 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana - A former children's show host has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from allegations that he sexually abused children during a Louisiana camping trip in 1979.
- New book supports Topeka daycare for homeless children Updated: May-16-16 9:11 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Topeka homeless shelter employee is seeking to give children hope with a new book.
- Book about boy in dress causes stir at Michigan school Updated: May-12-16 2:20 pm
ADA TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A Grand Rapids-area school district and an author have responded to a parent who wants to ban an anti-bullying children's book because it's about a boy who likes to wear a dress.
- Female inmates record books for their children Updated: May-08-16 1:59 pm
ALTOONA, Pennsylvania - Many children buy flowers or take their moms out to dinner for Mother's Day, but the idea is to spend time with the women who raised them.
- Books on bikes adds to Big Payback's story in Nashville Updated: May-08-16 10:58 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - It started with hundreds of books stored in the basement of Mathew Portell's tiny house in East Nashville.
- Local concert dedicated to childhood cancer survivors Updated: May-08-16 10:46 am
CHARLES TOWN, West Virginia - Members of the congregation at St. James the Greater Catholic church in Charles Town have spent the past three months preparing for a May 20 concert dedicated to children who attend the church who have dealt with cancer at an early age.
- Penguin that wore a wetsuit and starred in kid's book dies Updated: May-06-16 7:07 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco penguin that once sported a wetsuit after losing his feathers and who starred in a children's book has died at the age of 33, officials said this week.
- R.L. Stine among winners of Children's Choice Book Awards Updated: May-06-16 10:03 am
NEW YORK - The latest chiller from R.L. Stine and a middle-grade novel with a transgender theme are among this year's winners of the Children's Choice Book Awards.
- Fundraiser seeks to get children's books to Flint doctors Updated: Apr-29-16 1:55 am
FLINT, Michigan - A fundraising campaign is seeking to get kids' books to Flint doctors so that they're able to identify developmental issues.